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Chevening applications opened 8 August 2016

The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships from 8 August until 8 November 2016.

Chevening scholarship applications opened 8 August

Chevening scholarship applications opened 8 August

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers financial support to study for a master’s degree at any UK university and the opportunity to become part of an influential global network of 46,000 alumni.

Candidates for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships can register and complete the application form via

The call for new applicants follows the selection of more than 30 scholars from Argentina, who won an award to study at a UK university this year.

There are more than 1,500 Chevening Scholarships on offer globally for the 2017/2018 academic cycle. These scholarships represent a significant investment from the UK Government to develop the next cohort of global leaders.

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

Public policy

  • Political governance (transparency, political parties, institutions)
  • Justice
  • Political and public opinion analysis
  • Transport
  • Energy
  • Urban development
  • Education and science (including climate change)
  • International relations


  • Finance
  • Regulation of financial markets
  • Economic governance and economic policy
  • Energy (including renewable energy)

Trade and industry

  • Information and communication technology (ICT, including digital commerce)
  • Professional services (finance and legal)
  • Oil & gas
  • Mining
  • Agritech
  • Healthcare and pharmaceuticals infrastructure
  • Educational services and international retail

Communications and media

  • Mainstream media (TV, radio, online, print and digital) with focus on the following areas: politics, economy, business and finance, and international
  • Public affairs and corporate communications

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Published 12 August 2016