FAQs

Can I change the university and course options after I’ve submitted my application?

You cannot make changes to your course choices in the online application system after you have submitted your application. If you wish to change your university or course choices, you must inform your interviewers of this during your interview. Your interviewers must authorise any university or course changes. You must then receive an unconditional offer […]

Can I accept another scholarship/additional funding alongside my Chevening Scholarship?

Scholars are not usually permitted to have more than one sponsor. Please send the details of your other scholarship/additional funding to your programme officer, specifying exactly what amounts you will receive from them and the intended purpose of this funding. This should be in English. Depending on how much the additional funding is, your funding from Chevening […]

Do I need to set up a UK bank account?

Yes, you will need to set up a UK bank account following your arrival. Your stipend will initially be paid to your cash card then to your bank account. What will be included on my cash card? Your cash card will include: An arrival allowance (which is intended to cover any expenditure incurred prior to […]

What will be included on my cash card?

Your cash card will include: An arrival allowance (which is intended to cover any expenditure incurred prior to the commencement of your course and immediately following your arrival in the UK) Your living allowance to cover the period from your course start date until the end of October (paid pro-rata depending on your course start […]

How do I activate my cash card?

You will receive an email with instructions for activating your cash card once your scholarship is confirmed and prior to your arrival in the UK.

When will I get my cash card?

You will receive your cash card prior to your departure for the UK. Your embassy or high commission will contact you with information on how you will receive this when it is ready. Please read the user guide for detailed instructions on how to use your cashcard. What happens if I lose my cash card? A replacement […]