FAQs

The IELTS centre is closed in my country, what should I do?

Chevening does not have an English language requirement. However, you are still required to meet all requirements from your chosen university. UK universities recognise it may be difficult for students starting in 2021 to take certain English language tests due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of this, many have expanded their list of acceptable […]

Can Chevening provide contact details for university applications?

Chevening cannot provide universities with contact details or a confirmation of funding until an applicant has been awarded a Scholarship. There is a timeline of process for the Chevening Award. Scholarships are not awarded until June 2023. Should the universities request fees or contact details, it is recommended that applicants negotiate with them, explaining that […]

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.