Home » Blog » UNHCR Jordan Fully Funded Chevening funding for Master’s Program in UK, 2019-2020

UNHCR Jordan Fully Funded Chevening funding for Master’s Program in UK, 2019-2020

UNHCR, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is delighted to offer Chevening funding for Master’s Degree in the United Kingdom. This scholarship is available for Syrian/Palestinian students.

The Chevening award is aimed at developing future leaders and influencers, academics and social activists who want to serve their communities.



User Review
2 (1 vote)

UNHCR, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (or the UN Refugee Agency), is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: November 6, 2018
  • Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: The studentships are awarded in any discipline.
  • Scholarship Award: Advantages of the Chevening Scholarship:
  1. Study costs are fully funded (conditions apply for MBA programmes);
  2. The cost of living is fully paid in the form of a monthly salary for the whole study period;
  3. You can apply for a Master’s Degree in the UK for one academic year;
  4. There is no age limit but applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Nationality: This scholarship is available for Syrian/Palestinian students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available for Syrian/Palestinian students.

Entrance Requirements: Application conditions for the opportunity programme:

  1. Be a citizen of one of the countries covered by the grant and not a holder of the British citizenship. Syrian/Palestinian students holding Syrian travel documents and residing inside or outside Syria are entitled to apply for the opportunity (with the exception of refugee students in countries that are not covered by the Chevening Scholarship;
  2. You have completed your Bachelor’s degree (undergraduate studies) before the deadline for submissions of the application;
  3. You have two years of practical experience, whether volunteering, part-time or full-time. The applicant must prove that he or she has completed 2,800 hours of work, equivalent to two years (of five working days per week);
  4. English language certificate;
  5. You are not (nor have you been) a beneficiary of any educational grants from the Government of the UK to study in the UK.

English Language Requirements: In order to receive a Chevening Award, all applicants must demonstrate that they have fulfilled the Chevening English language requirement by 11 July 2019. We advise all applicants to ensure they have fulfilled the English language requirement as early as possible by either:

  • Taking an English language test
  • Claiming an exemption based on the UKVI exempt categories

If you fail to demonstrate that you have met the required English language level by 11 July 2019 or fail to prove that you qualify for an exemption, your application will not be successful.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: Applications can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on this page.

Required documents

Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:

  • Valid passport/national ID card
  • University transcripts and degree certificates (undergraduate, postgraduate)
  • Three different UK master’s course choices
  • Names of two referees who know you in a professional or academic capacity

Please note that if you are shortlisted for an award, you will be required to log into the online application system and request a reference from your referees. The request will generate an email to the referees and they will need to submit the reference by Monday, 25 February 2019. If your referees do not submit by this deadline, you will be unable to proceed with an interview.

Online Application

Scholarship Link