Chevening Scholarships in Nigeria are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers. It is awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year Master’s degree programme at any UK university.
Do you have the potential to be a future leader and a desire to study in the UK? AChevening award offers financial support along with the opportunity of becoming part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network. If you would like to enhance your leadership skills and become part of the growing Chevening network, please see the information below to apply.
Applications for the 2017-2018 Chevening Scholarships in Nigeria are now open and will close on the deadline stated below.
There are no age restrictions for Chevening Scholarships. To qualify for a Chevening Scholarship, you must:
Chevening Scholarships are for high-calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. You will need to demonstrate that you:
If you do not meet the above criteria please do not apply. Your application will not be considered.
Citizens of ALL Commonwealth countries; however, information on this page is forNigerian applicants ONLY
Leading universities in the United Kingdom
Field(s) of Study
Applicants from Nigeria can choose any course of study at any UK higher education institution, however when selecting your field of study please refer to the UK priorities in Nigeria.
In the recent past years, Chevening particularly welcomed Nigerian applicants with a background or academic interest in the following fields: Security, Counter Terrorism, Prosperity – Business and key Government departments, Administration / Governance, Human Rights and Development.
A Chevening award in Nigeria includes:
Method of Application
Applications for Chevening Scholarships can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on the official application page. Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:
You can submit your initial application without the required optional documents and upload them to your application at any point up to 13 July 2017. Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.
It is recommended that you read the guidance on the official webpage (link to it is below) to help you submit an eligible application.
Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships are open between 12:00 GMT on 8 August 2016 and 12:00 BST on 8 November 2016 (both midday UK time). The deadline is 12:00 GMT (midday UK time) on 8 November 2016.
The Chevening Scholarship Programme is a prestigious financial aid awards scheme that funds international postgraduate students who want to study in the UK for one academic year. Chevening Scholarships not only offer financial support to study for a Master’s degree at the UK’s leading universities, but the opportunity to become part of an influential and highly regarded global network. It aims to attract talented professionals who are potential future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers.
Application Deadline: 8 November 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes