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 such as degree qualifications, work experience, English language ability, etc. Applications are then individually reviewed by independent reading committees who score applications against FCO, Chevening, and regional objectives, and […]
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 make […]
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 […]
The Secretariat can provide UK visa guidance only. Your fellowship host institution will provide you with immigration guidance for any additional visas that may be required for the duration of your course.
Please contact your university’s international office for advice.
Your visa guidelines will be included in your pre-departure Fellowgram which is sent shortly after the issuance of the final award letter. For further information, please contact our welfare and immigration team.
The Chevening Secretariat is limited in the assistance we can provide for travel insurance, and encourage you to contact your host institution for advice about insurance providers.
If the embassy in your country has temporarily suspended operations, please contact us via our website for further information.
No. Applicants can only attend one interview.