FAQs

How are Chevening scholars selected?

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 […]

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What should I do if my passport is close to expiring?

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 […]

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Can I travel outside of the UK?

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 […]

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Which visa do I need for my fellowship?

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.

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