Chevening Scholarships – Applications Open

The UK Government’s global Chevening Scholarship Programme for study in the UK in 2020/2021 is now open for applications until Tuesday, 5 November 2019. 

For the 2020/2021 programme, courses will commence in September 2020. The scholarship offers full financial support and allows candidates to gain access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.

Past St Helena Chevening Scholar, Tracey Williams, encourages potential future scholars to take advantage of this opportunity. Tracey said:

“The Chevening Scholarship was a life changing opportunity for me. In addition to gaining a formal qualification, the wealth of experience gained from living and studying in the UK has given me countless opportunities. I would certainly recommend this Scholarship to anyone thinking about studying in the UK.”

Further information about the Chevening Scholarship Programme can be found on the Chevening website:, through which applications should also be submitted.

To apply, candidates must meet certain criteria including:

  • Having completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable entry into a postgraduate programme in the UK
  • Having at least two years’ work experience
  • Returning to St Helena for a minimum of two years following the course

Further information and guidance on eligibility can be found at:

Manager of the Governor’s Office, Kerry Lane, is able to provide advice and support locally. For more information, please call Kerry on 22308 or email her via:

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17 September 2019

St Helena Government Communications Hub

Telephone: 22470