UK Government’s Chevening Scholarships in Sri Lanka open until 2 November 2021

October, 6, 2021

The application window remains open for students who wish to study in the UK, under the UK government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarship programme.  Applications should be submitted via before 2 November.

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals from all backgrounds who can demonstrate that they have the commitment and skills to create positive change, and can show how a UK master’s degree will help them do that. The scholarship offers full financial support for scholars to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university whilst also gaining access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.

British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Sarah Hulton, said:

“We look forward to receiving a wide and diverse range of applications from people of all race, gender, religion and cultural backgrounds in Sri Lanka.

If you are passionate about driving change, whether on a local or global scale, if you want to be the best at what you do, and have the imagination to inspire others, then you are very likely to fit in with our community of over 50,000 alumni worldwide.”

Head of Scholarships at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Naomi Rayner, said:

‘As the world continues to tackle major global issues such as Covid-19 and climate change, international cooperation is more essential than ever. Chevening seeks to build an international community of people who are committed to working together to drive positive change. We do this by bringing together incredible people from around the world and supporting them, through education, to achieve their goals.’

Successful applicants have been sharing their stories through the #ChosenForChevening hashtag on Twitter and Instagram. Follow the British High Commission @UKinSriLanka on social media to learn more about the scholarship!

Visit for detailed information on the eligibility criteria and scholarship specifications.