The Chevening/Delta Environmental Scholarship Scheme is designed to promote environmental awareness and increase future activity to tackle environmental issues, in particular climate change, by offering two joint scholarships. 

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Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

This year, Delta is generously co-funding awards specifically available to applicants from Taiwan who wish to undertake studies in the fields of:

  • Climate change
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Human rights
  • Law
  • International relations
  • Sustainable development

Applicants who apply to undertake studies in the relevant areas will be considered for a co-sponsored Chevening Award. The application period runs from August to November each year. The deadline for applications is 8 November 2016.

At a glance

  • Funding valueFull tuition fees
  • Suitable for Applicants fromRest of World
  • Deadline08 Nov 2016
  • Funding provider(s)Delta Electronics Foundation and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)


What it covers

The joint Delta and Chevening scholarship covers full tuition fees (Chevening applies a tuition fee cap of £18,000 to MBA programmes. Applicants will be expected to cover the remaining costs above the £18,000 cap) and the cost of one visa application. There are two scholarships offered each year.

Who can apply

To be eligible for a Delta Foundation Chevening Environmental Scholarship you must:

  • Be a citizen of Taiwan
  • Return to Taiwan for a minimum of two years after your award has ended
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a relevant postgraduate programme* at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK.
  • Have at least two years’ work experience 
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 13 July 2017
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017

*Applicants can choose any course but must be able to demonstrate their determination to use the skills they acquire to work for environmental protection. Recommended studies are in the fields of:

  • Climate change
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Human rights
  • Law
  • International relations
  • Sustainable development

Applicable Courses

This funding opportunity is applicable to many courses at Cranfield, please see the 'Who can Apply' section for more guidance or contact studentfunding@cranfield.ac.uk to determine if it applies to your course choice.

Further information

For more information please visit the Chevening website. There are useful Frequently Asked Questions and Common Errors in Applications.

How to apply

To apply, please visit the Chevening website. This guidance on the online application system may be useful.