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Chevening-Jusoor Scholarship 2024

United Kingdom
Master's Degree
1 Year
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Last Day to Apply: 
November 7, 2023
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About the Scholarship

In partnership with Chevening, Jusoor will fund 3 scholarships for Syrian and Palestinian-Syrian students to study a one-year master’s degree any of the top 50 universities in the UK. The top 50 ranking is based on that of Times Higher Education.

The Chevening-Jusoor Scholarship is open to men and women residing in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Türkiye, Egypt and Iraq.

This page includes basic information about the scholarship. Please visit Chevening’s website for detailed information about eligibility, the application process and other topics.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must:

  • Meet Chevening’s Scholarship requirements listed under this section
  • Be Syrian, Palestinian-Syrian or have a Syrian Travel Document
  • Have a strong record of leadership and community engagement, as demonstrated through volunteer and/or work experience
  • Demonstrate willingness and intent to contribute to the redevelopment of Syria
  • Be willing to engage with the Jusoor and Chevening communities

Chevening’s eligibility requirements as listed on their website:  

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory.
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended.
  • Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university by the time you submit your application. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK but may be different depending on your course and university choice.
  • Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience.

Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by July 2023.

Selection Criteria

You are not eligible for a Chevening Scholarship if you:

  • Hold British or dual British citizenship (unless you are a citizen of a British Overseas Territory or hold BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong).
  • Hold refugee status in a non-Chevening eligible country. Applicants who are citizens of a Chevening-eligible country and who hold refugee status in a Chevening-eligible country are eligible for a scholarship.
  • Are an employee, a former employee, or relative* of an employee of Her Majesty’s Government, or have been within the last two years from the opening of Chevening applications  (including the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, all British Embassies/High Commissions, the Home Office, the Ministry of Defence, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for International Trade and the UKVI), the British Council, a sponsoring UK university, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
  • Employees, former employees, or relatives* of an employee of Chevening Partner organisations are eligible to apply, but if the employment took place within the last two years, you cannot receive a Chevening Partner Award from the organisation from which you work, previously worked, or are affiliated with through relatives.
  • Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship.

Funds Coverage

The scholarship offers full funding for flights, accommodation, a monthly living stipend and tuition.

How to Apply

Candidates must apply through this online application. Please visit Chevening’s website for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find answers to questions about the Chevening scholarship in categories  such as eligibility requirements, immigration, funding, English language requirements, interviews, travel, etc.?

Please visit Chevening’s FAQ webpage to learn more about specific aspects of the scholarship across many categories. 

You may also visit Chevening’s Syria country page for general inquiries.

How can I stay updated on the application process once I have applied?

To stay updated on Chevening’s application process, you may sign up for their newsletter. 

Where can I find more information about the application system?

Please visit this page on Chevening’s website.

How do I know what kinds of courses are eligible?

Please visit this page on Chevening’s website.

What is the interview process like? 

Your interview panel will be comprised of representatives from the British Embassy and Jusoor, who will use  The global Chevening criteria to assess you. You can find detailed information about what to expect before, during and after the interview here.

Where can I find more information on the requirements for references?

Please visit this page on Chevening’s website.


Applications Open
2 August 2023
Applications Close
7 November 2023
February 2024
February - April 2024
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