You are advised to travel to the UK a few days before the start date of your course to allow time to settle in to your new environment. However, please note, although you will receive your stipend one day after you arrive in the UK, it will be calculated according to the start date of […]
References not written in English must be translated and notarised by an official translator. Any unofficial translations will not be accepted.
Yes, but this will be at your own cost.
Your reference letters should cover the following: 1) How long have you known the applicant? 2) In what capacity do you know the applicant? (e.g. professional, educational, supervisory, voluntary, religious) 3) When you last had regular contact with the applicant 4) A brief overall endorsement of the applicant, including their: Skills in leadership and networking Personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities […]
Reference letters do not need to be written on official letterhead, but the British embassy or high commission may contact your referees for verification.
No, Chevening does not require university transcripts to be translated. However, some UK universities may require a certified translation of your transcript documents. Please check with them directly.
You can only submit one Chevening Scholarship application during each application period. If both fellowships and scholarships are available in your country, you can apply for both in the same application cycle. However, you should refer to your country page for more information on the options and decide which one is more relevant to your […]
You should use the passport from the country for which you have been awarded the scholarship. You should not use a diplomatic or government official passport to travel to the UK because your Chevening Scholarship is not considered to be an official posting.
We can accept your passport if it is valid for when you will be travelling to and entering the UK, but you will need to get it renewed while you are in the UK, which can take some time and is at your own risk. If you do renew your passport in the UK, please […]
Please contact your university’s international office for advice.