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10 November 2015 Published in ANNOUNCEMENTS Written by 


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Chevening Scholarships in Ghana are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year Master’s at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

A Chevening Scholarship offers financial support along with the opportunity to become part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network.

Applicants from Ghana can choose any course of study, but we particularly welcome applications in the following fields:

  • Climate change
  • Democracy
  • Economic development
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Good governance
  • Investment
  • Journalism
  • Media
  • Oil and gas
  • Public administration
  • Public health

This guidance applies specifically to Chevening Scholarships. For guidance on applying for a Chevening Fellowship, please visit the application page of the fellowship you wish to apply for. 

Before submitting your application for a Chevening Scholarship, it is recommended that you read the guidance.

Successful applicants wishing to take up their Chevening Scholarship will also have to agree to the terms and conditions of the award.

The selection process for a Chevening Awards can vary in length depending on which award you are applying to. 

Chevening Fellowships

The process of selecting Chevening Fellows takes a minimum of six months from the application deadline to when fellows are conditionally selected for an award. This can vary depending on which fellowship programme you are applying to. Detailed information will appear on each fellowship's apply page.

Chevening Scholarships

The process of selecting Chevening Scholars takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline to when scholars are conditionally selected for an award. 

Chevening Scholarships timeline

3 August 2015 Opening of Chevening Scholarships applications. Apply at
3 November 2015 Closing of Chevening Scholarships applications
Early November 2015 Sifting of applications against eligibility criteria
November to December 2015 Independent reading committees assess eligible applications
January to early February 2016 Candidates are shortlisted for interview
By mid-February 2016 Candidates are notified that they have been selected for interview
29 February to 29 April 2016 Interview period
Early June 2016 Announcement of interview results
14 July 2016 Deadline for university unconditional offers
14 July 2016  Deadline for meeting English language requirement
September/October 2016

2016/2017 Chevening Scholars commence their studies in

the UK

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