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Applications are now open for Chevening Scholarships: the prestigious

global scholarship programme of the UK government

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship

programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner

organisations. The scholarships offer the opportunity to study for a

one-year Masters degree at any of the UK's leading universities, and are

awarded to outstanding established or future leaders across a wide range

of fields.

The programme provides a unique opportunity for tomorrow's leaders to

build a global network of continuing professional significance and also to

establish social, cultural, academic, or commercial partnerships with the


Following a recent increase in investment in the scheme from the FCO,

Chevening will offer approximately 1,500 scholarships across the globe,

including in Kenya.

Applications for a Chevening Scholarship must be submitted online at and the deadline for receipt of applications is 8

November at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time). Applications received after this

date will not be processed.

Applicants should read the online guidance and demonstrate how they meet

the Chevening selection criteria before submitting an application.  If

they have further questions about the programme they can use the contact

function on the website or email