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
- Economic development
- Good governance
- 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.
- Eligibility criteria
- English language criteria
- Work experience
- Online application system
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.
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.
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 www.chevening.org/apply|
|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|
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