Frequently asked questions
What does a Chevening Scholarship cover?
The Chevening Programme includes a tailored engagement programme creating opportunities for scholars to network with each other as well as alumni, the FCO, high profile speakers and partner organisations. Award recipients receive:
A monthly living allowance
An economy class return airfare to the UK
Additional grants and allowances to cover essential expenditure
Costs vary considerably depending on course and university choice. Typically most scholarships are approximately £30,000 for a full academic year.
Most popular FAQs
- Can I still apply if I do not have a valid passport?
- Do my reference letters need to be written on official letterhead?
- What should be included in my reference letters?
- What if my referee no longer works for the company I worked for?
- If I accumulated 2,800 hours of work experience in less than two years, am I eligible to apply?