Chevening Scholarships in Nigeria 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 Nigeria can choose any course of study, but we particularly welcome applications in the following fields:
Science and innovation
Small scale businesses
How to apply
Applications for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships are now open. Please read the information on this page carefully prior to applying. Applications close on 3 November at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time)
Applications for Chevening Scholarships can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the 'apply' button on this page.
Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:
Two references to be provided in a letter format and written in English
Valid passport/national ID card
University transcripts (undergraduate, postgraduate)
Three different UK Master's course choices
Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.
English language (if already met the requirements)
UK Master's university offer (if already met the requirements)
You can submit your initial application without these optional documents and upload them to your application at any point up to 14 July 2016.
Please note that if you are eventually conditionally selected for a Chevening Scholarship, it is essential that you provide evidence that you meet the Chevening English language requirements and that you have at least one offer from an eligible course before 14 July 2016 in order to remain in the process. Application guidance
It is recommended that you read the guidance below to help you submit an eligible application.
English language criteria
Online application system
What is included?
university tuition fees
a monthly stipend
travel costs to and from the UK
an arrival allowance
a homeward departure allowance
a thesis grant
a grant for study materials
a study travel allowance
the cost of one visa application
a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.
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