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Chevening/University of Hull Scholarships


Chevening/University of Hull Scholarships

Chevening is the UK’s leading global Masters scholarship programme, managed by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). Chevening is open to students from over 160 countries worldwide, and Chevening Scholars are renowned for demonstrating great potential to become future leaders, decision-makers and opinion-formers in their own countries.

The University of Hull has received Chevening Scholars for over 20 years and in 2021 has now become a full Chevening Partner leading to the creation of five Chevening/University of Hull Scholarships. For the 2022/2023 academic year these scholarships will cover full tuition fees for up to five students.

We accept applications submitted by students from any of the 160 eligible countries with a preference for students from Mexico, Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia in the 2022/23 academic year.

How to apply

  1. Applications for a Chevening/University of Hull Scholarship must be made through the Chevening online application system
  2. Applicants should then apply to the University of Hull as early as possible

Get more support and guidance about how to apply for postgraduate studies at the University of Hull here.

Take a look at Chevening’s website to see the Chevening application timeline and to learn more about the selection process.


  • Scholars must hold a degree that is equivalent to at least a good UK second-class honours degree
  • Scholars must meet English language requirements set out in the Chevening Guidance for Applicants
  • Scholars must apply for a University of Hull postgraduate taught programme which leads to a masters qualification
  • Scholars must demonstrate the potential to rise to positions of leadership and influence, they will need to demonstrate that they possess the personal, intellectual and interpersonal attributes reflecting this potential
  • Scholars must have completed at least two years’ work, or equivalent experience, by the end of September in the year prior to the academic year for which the scholarship applies
  • Scholars must intend to return to the country they were selected from at the end of the period of study
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  • Scholars must not hold dual nationality where one nationality is British (other than for nationals exempt from this requirement listed in the Chevening Guidance for Applicants).
  • Scholars must not be employees (including interns), employees’ relatives (or former employees who have left employment less than two years before) of the UK government including the FCDO (including FCDO Posts), the British Council, Department for International Development (DFID), Ministry for Defence, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Department for International Trade (DIT) and UK Border Agency (UKBA), the Association of Commonwealth Universities or the University of Hull
  • Scholars should not already have received or be receiving financial benefit from a UK government funded scholarship
  • Scholars are not entitled to any further financial awards from the University of Hull
  • Scholars cannot choose University of Hull programmes which are:
    • Part-time
    • Distance taught
    • Less than nine months in duration
    • More than 12 months in duration
    • PhD or DPhil
    • Taught with more than one month of study outside the UK


Further information

If you have any questions about applying for a Chevening/University of Hull Scholarship please contact us at [email protected], we also recommend visiting Chevening’s website for the full terms and conditions of this scholarship and for additional information.


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