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.
All Chevening Applications undergo a rigorous review and selection process. Applications are first sifted and checked by the Chevening Secretariat in London against initial eligibility criteria. Initial eligibility criteria includes ensuring applicants have: An undergraduate degree qualification At least two years’ work experience Applications are then individually reviewed by independent reading committees who score applications […]
The Chevening Programme includes a tailored engagement programme creating opportunities for scholars to network with each other as well as alumni, the FCDO, high profile speakers and partner organisations. Award recipients receive: Payment of tuition fees Economy travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only An arrival allowance […]
Chevening Partnerships enable scholars and partners to establish deeper and more enduring connections with each other. As the recipient of a partnership award, you will stand to benefit from unique networking opportunities and other bespoke enrichment events offered by Chevening’s partners. Both awards provide scholars with the same experience in the UK and the same […]
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 […]
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.
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 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.