Application timeline

The selection process for Chevening Awards can vary in length depending on which award you are applying to. 

Chevening Scholarships

The process of selecting Chevening Scholars takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline to when scholars are conditionally selected for an award. 

Chevening Scholarships 2018/2019 timeline

7 August 2017 Applications open at 12:00 BST
7 November 2017 Applications close at 12:00 GMT
From 8 November 2017 Sifting of applications against eligibility criteria
Mid-November to December 2017 Independent reading committees assess eligible applications
January to early February 2018 Applicants are shortlisted for interviews by the British Embassies/High Commissions in-country
By mid-February 2018 Applicants are notified that they have been selected for interview
26 February 2018 Deadline for applicants invited to interview to submit references and undergraduate certificates
5 March to 2 May 2018 Global interview period
Early June 2018 Announcement of interview results
12 July 2018 Deadline for UK university unconditional offers
12 July 2018 Deadline for meeting English language requirement
September/October 2018 2018/2019 Chevening Scholars commence their studies in the UK

 

Chevening Fellowships

The process of selecting Chevening Fellows takes a minimum of six months from the application deadline to when fellows are conditionally selected for an award. This can vary depending on which fellowship programme you are applying to. Please refer to your country's fellowship page for further details on the timeline for the programme you are applying for.