The selection process for Chevening Awards can vary in length depending on which award you are applying to.
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.
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 2017/2018 timeline
|8 August 2016||Applications open at 12:00 BST|
|8 November 2016||Applications close at 12:00 GMT|
|From 9 November 2016||Sifting of applications against eligibility criteria|
|Mid-November to December 2016||Independent reading committees assess eligible applications|
|January to early February 2017||Applicants are shortlisted for interviews by the British Embassies/High Commissions in-country|
|By mid-February 2017||Applicants are notified that they have been selected for interview|
|27 February 2017||Deadline to upload two valid references to the online application centre|
|6 March to 5 May 2017||Global interview period|
|Early June 2017||Announcement of interview results|
|13 July 2017||Deadline for UK university unconditional offers|
|13 July 2017||Deadline for meeting English language requirement|
|September/October 2017||2017/2018 Chevening Scholars commence their studies in the UK|
Fellowship programmes will have a different timeline, please refer to your country page for further details on the timeline for the programme you are applying for.