UNHCR, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is delighted to offer the Chevening funding for brilliant students 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.
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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.
- Applications Deadline: Closed
- Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
- Study Subject: The studentships are awarded in any discipline.
- 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:
- Be a citizen of one of the countries covered by the grant and not a holder of 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
- You have completed your Bachelor’s degree (undergraduate studies) before the deadline for submissions of the application
- 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)
- English language certificate
- 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.
- 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
- Study costs are fully funded (conditions apply for MBA programmes);
- The cost of living is fully paid in the form of a monthly salary for the whole study period;
- You can apply for a Master’s Degree in the UK for one academic year;
- There is no age limit but applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree.