Deadline: November 7th 2023 | Chevening LSE Fellowship 2024/2025(fully funded)
Through several research fellowship programmes, the British Embassy and British Consulates-General in China collaborate closely with a number of significant Chinese organisations and top UK universities to assist the professional growth of mid-career fellows in significant subject fields through the Chevening LSE Fellowship 2024/2025(fully funded)
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) serves as the host institution for the Chevening LSE Fellowship 2024/202(fully funded).
The UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office is responsible for funding the fellowship.
- Chevening LSE Fellowship recipients may work on a specific research topic at LSE for up to three, six, or nine months. According to their research interests, LSE fellows are housed in a department, institute, or centre and given a research adviser.
- Fellows are required to conduct research while they are at the LSE and finish a paper, which is subsequently presented at the LSE at the conclusion of the time period covered by the fellowship. Fellows may also audit lectures (with the instructor’s permission) and take part in pertinent seminars and discussion groups at LSE, as necessary.
- Applications are accepted from throughout the social sciences, with a focus on public policy and administration, public diplomacy, social, economic, and environmental policy, as well as development challenges. A research proposal is required.
Each fellowship comes with:
- Total programming costs
- for the term of the fellowship, living expenses
- Economy round-trip tickets from China to the UK
- Funding package for activities connected to research
- Access to a calendar of programmes and events organised by the FCDO and the Chevening Secretariat in the cultural realm
- Accept to follow all applicable rules and requirements for the programme.
- Currently reside in China, be a citizen of China, and have the intention of returning there after the study period.
- At the time of application, possess a postgraduate (PG) level qualification (or comparable professional training or experience in a relevant area).
- acquired considerable and meaningful professional experience through five or more years of employment, or is a PhD candidate (the PhD cannot be from a university in the UK/EU or the USA);
- Not be a dual national with a British nationality (except for those nationalities exempt from this requirement listed in the Chevening Guidance for Applicants); Not be currently employed by His Majesty’s Government (including the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, all British Embassies/High Commissions, the Home Office, the Ministry of Justice), a former employee of His Majesty’s Government, or a relative* of an employee who is currently employed by His Majesty’s Government.
- Candidates who have previously benefited financially from a scholarship or fellowship supported by HMG are entitled to apply once five years have passed after the completion of their first HMG-funded award, but they must show their career advancement since that time.
- Employees, former employees, and relatives* of employees of Chevening Partner organisations are eligible to apply. However, if the employment took place within the last two years, you cannot receive a Chevening Partner Award from the organisation from which you work, were formerly employed, or are related.Parents, stepparents, siblings, children, stepchildren, spouses, civil partners, and unmarried partners (if the couple has been in a relationship that is analogous to marriage or a civil partnership for at least two years) are all considered to be relatives.
For more information, visit Chevening LSE Fellowship.