Application timeline

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

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. Detailed information will appear on each fellowship's apply page.

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 timeline

3 August 2015 Opening of Chevening Scholarships applications. Apply at
3 November 2015 Closing of Chevening Scholarships applications
Early November 2015 Sifting of applications against eligibility criteria
November to December 2015 Independent reading committees assess eligible applications
January to early February 2016 Candidates are shortlisted for interview
By mid-February 2016 Candidates are notified that they have been selected for interview
29 February to 29 April 2016 Interview period
Early June 2016 Announcement of interview results
14 July 2016 Deadline for university unconditional offers
14 July 2016  Deadline for meeting English language requirement
September/October 2016 2016/2017 Chevening Scholars commence their studies in the UK