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Chevening Universities Wales Vietnam Scholarship

Bangor University is a popular destination for Chevening Scholars and we are very pleased to support this scholarship programme.

Universities Wales is pleased to announce a partnership with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the creation of the Chevening Universities Wales Scholarships for Vietnam.

Universities Wales will co-fund up to ten Vietnamese scholars in 2020/2021 and in 2021/2022 to study a one-year taught master’s in any subject at Bangor or any other Welsh university as part of the prestigious Chevening Scholarships programme.


What is a Chevening Scholarship?

Chevening is the UK Government's global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK.

Wales, as part of the UK has agreed a new programme which is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Universities Wales. This offers students from Viet Nam fully-funded postgraduate study at any Welsh university.

A Chevening scholarship, leaves you free to focus on achieving your academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in Wales for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, grow your network, experience Welsh culture, and build lasting positive relationships with Wales and the UK.

What can I study?

You can study a one-year taught Master’s degree in any subject at any university in Wales

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply for a Chevening scholarship you need to:

  • Be a citizen of a Vietnam
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a postgraduate programme at a UK university.
  • Have minimum of two years’ work experience.

Full eligibility criteria is available on the Chevening website.

How do I apply?

  • The application deadline date for the 2020/21 Chevening Scholarship is 5 November 2019 at 12:00 GMT.
  • All scholarship applications will need to be made directly with Chevening via your country page at
  • You will also need to list three courses in your application from any of Wales’ universities, and you should apply to them if you haven’t already. Note that you will need to apply separately for your course via the university.

To find out more, or to subscribe to the Chevening newsletter for up to date information, visit the Chevening website.

Click here for more information about the postgraduate courses at each university in Wales and support for international students.