FAQs

Why am I not receiving emails from Chevening?

Some internet email providers automatically direct emails from Chevening to your spam/ junk mail folders. To ensure that you receive emails from us, please put our email address on your ‘allow list’. Our email address is  If you have subscribed to the Alphagram newsletter and are not receiving these, please add to your allow […]

Can I apply for a Chevening Scholarship using a deferred university offer?

Yes, you can apply to Chevening using a deferred university offer, as the university offer is for a Chevening eligible course. You will still need to identify three university courses in your Chevening application, and you must receive an unconditional offer from one of these courses by the deadline.      

What should I pack before arriving in the UK?

When preparing to travel to the UK, awardees should ensure that they pack the following essentials along with their belongings: Important documents – passport with visa, Final Award Letter, travel itinerary, travel insurance Warm clothing – the UK can be quite cold and rainy, particularly during the winter months. Please ensure that you bring an […]

How do I book my flight to the UK? (Fellows only)

Before booking your flight to the UK, you must ensure that you have the following details at hand: Which airport you are travelling to and from The dates of your arrival and departure Your passport details Contact details of an emergency contact Then proceed with the following: Go to the Diversity Travel portal. Read and agree […]