British Chevening Postgraduate Scholarships 2010/11-Iranian Graduate Students- British Embassy-Iran

The British Embassy offers The British Chevening Postgraduate Scholarships to Iranian Graduate Students for the academic year 2010/11 in UK

The British Chevening Scholarships, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, are prestigious awards enabling overseas students to study in the United Kingdom. The scholarships are offered in more than 150 countries and give talented graduates and young professionals the opportunity to become familiar with the UK and gain skills which will benefit their future careers and home countries. The British Embassy in Tehran is offering several Scholarships for Iranian Nationals to undertake postgraduate study in the UK during the academic year 2010/11.


  1. Applicants should normally be between the ages of 25 and 35 years; but applications from all ages are welcome.
  2. Must have a four-year Bachelors degree with a minimum GPA of 16 out of 20 from any recognised university in Iran or the equivalent grade from an overseas institution. Candidates with a lower second degree but with impressive career achievements can still apply.
  3. Applicants with more than one qualification should provide details of all the degrees they have obtained during their higher education studies.
  4. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience.
  5. Must have completed all military and official services or official service regulations.
  6. Applicants must have a very good level of English in order to cope with the demands of postgraduate study in the UK. Candidates should have an International English Language test (IELTS) score not lower than 6.5 or TOEFL of 95.
  7. Anyone who has received a British Government scholarship or training award within the last five years should not apply.
  8. Anyone who holds an Iranian scholarship or training award should not apply.
  9. Awardees are required to come back to Iran after completion of their programmes.  If you wish to apply for a post-study work permit or a PhD in the UK following your studies then this scholarship is not suitable for you.
How to Apply:
  1. Applications can be made online at
  2. Applicants must complete the online application before 30 November 2009. No additional documents are required at the time of submitting the form.

Application Deadline:

30 November 2009

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