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.
There are a variety of funding models for partnership awards. Partner universities most commonly offer a full tuition fee waiver with the FCDO covering allowances, stipend, travel, engagement and enrichment programme as well as all other administration costs. For private sector organisations, contributions often take the form of a fixed sum of either a flat […]
Please contact your university’s international office for advice.
Given the high living costs in the UK, you are strongly advised not to bring family members or dependents to the UK, as we are unable to offer any financial or immigration support. If you wish to bring your dependents to the UK please contact your university’s international office for further advice about their visas. […]
As a Chevening Scholar we want you to experience as much of the UK and its culture as possible. Therefore during the tenure of your scholarship, you are permitted to travel outside of the UK for a maximum of 30 days. Travel outside of the UK requires prior consent, so you should notify your programme […]
You can submit your application without a valid passport. However, you will be required to bring a valid passport or official photo identification to your interview at the British embassy or high commission if selected.
A replacement card will be provided. However, there will be a fee to issue a new cash card and for the transfer of funds. This fee will be applied to you and deducted from the amount transferred on your replacement card. Please advise your programme officer or the fellowships team as soon as possible if your […]
Your FAL will be issued after you have submitted all of the necessary documents and after we have received confirmation of your course details directly from the university. Your FAL will then be processed by our international team who will send it on to your local British embassy or high commission for confirmation. Please be […]
Both awards provide scholars with the same experience in the UK and the same level of funding. To be selected for a university partner award, you must select that university as your first choice. For corporate partner awards, you may need to be studying a certain course or working in a certain field to be eligible for […]
In general, the Chevening Scholarship programme provides awards for one-year taught Master’s level degree courses. A very small number of short courses are offered, but on an exceptional basis only. Distance learning scholarships and PhDs are not eligible for funding under a Chevening Scholarship.