Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Fully Funded Chevening Scholarships Open Now For Pakistani Students to Study at Universities United Kingdom (UK)

The Chevening Scholarships 2024 offer a remarkable opportunity for Pakistani students to pursue a fully-funded master’s degree at a prestigious UK university. Offered by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, these scholarships cover all major costs of studying and living in the UK for one year.

Scholarship Description

The Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with leadership potential around the world to undertake a one-year master’s program in any field of study at a UK university. There are two types of awards – the Chevening Scholarships and the Chevening Fellowships. Around 50 scholarships are allocated for Pakistani students every year.

UK Universities For Chevening Scholarship

The Chevening Scholarship allows students to study at their choice of over 45 highly prestigious universities across the United Kingdom. Applicants can select from a diverse list of top institutions that partner with the Chevening program. 

Some of the most popular options that prior scholars have opted for include the:

  • University of Birmingham
  • Bangor University
  • Birkbeck University of London
  • Bournemouth University
  • Brunel University
  • Cardiff University
  • Imperial College London
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Salford Manchester
  • University of Liverpool

The broad range of respected universities covered under the scholarship provides students the flexibility to find the perfect academic fit aligned with their interests and career goals. Whether seeking specialization in technology, business, law, sciences, or humanities, students can find their desired programs at globally recognized UK universities through this scholarship.

Benefits of the Chevening Scholarship

The Chevening Award provides:

  • University tuition fees
  • Monthly stipend for living expenses
  • Travel costs to and from the UK
  • Arrival allowance 
  • The cost of one visa application
  • Travel grants to attend Chevening events in the UK

The stipend amounts to 368064.63 rupees to 552096.95 rupees per month, aimed at covering reasonable costs.

Eligibility Criteria for Pakistani Students

To be eligible, you must:

  1. Be a Pakistani citizen and return to Pakistan after the scholarship period
  2. Have an undergraduate degree with a minimum of 2:1 honors 
  3. Have at least two years of full-time professional work experience
  4. Apply for a one-year taught master’s program starting in autumn 2024 
  5. Receive an unconditional offer from a UK university before applying

Documents Required

  1. Academic transcripts 
  2. Two references
  3. Passport
  4. English language proficiency scores (IELTS/PTE)
  5. Unconditional admission offer letter from a UK university
  6. Written application including career plan

How to Apply

  • Apply online through the Chevening website
  • Select three eligible course choices at different UK universities
  • Submit all required documents by the deadline

Application Deadline

You can apply for the 2024-2025 scholarships from 12th September 2023 till 7th November 2023. Only online applications are accepted.

Scholarships Available

Around 50 scholarships are awarded to Pakistani students every year. Popular fields of study include business, public policy, politics, law, science, and technology.

The Chevening Scholarships present an outstanding chance for ambitious Pakistani students to study at top UK universities. With full financial support and placement opportunities, this can be a life-changing experience.

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