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General enquiries

Due to the volume of enquiries we receive, we are unable to answer frequently asked questions (FAQs) individually. If the answer to your question can be found in the information below or through our website, you should not expect a response from us.

Please ensure that you read the information below fully and refer to our FAQs for further guidance.

If you have a general enquiry about Chevening Awards available to you, please read the information on your country page as well as that on the eligibility page of the Chevening website.

Applications for 2022/2023 Chevening Scholarships

Applications closed at 12:00pm GMT on the Tuesday 2 November. We encourage people to apply early to avoid disappointment. Whilst we do understand that sometimes personal matters may arise at the last minute which can lead to delays, we do open the application process across a 3-month period to accommodate this and are thus unable to accept applications after the deadline. In addition, please note that we cannot reinstate applications once they have been withdrawn.

The Chevening team has worked hard to thoroughly investigate the technical issues which a small number of Online Applications System users experienced before applications closed, with a view to ensuring the fairest possible outcome. With an application system which this year supported 58,000 applications, this has been a significant piece of work.

Our records show that our system was receiving large numbers of applications right up until the deadline and there was no major system outage. Given this, and having explored all possible options, we have concluded that there is no fair way to allow for any further application submissions. We know that this will be disappointing to those who did not manage to submit before the deadline. However, we would encourage this group to apply as early as possible next year.

If you are interested in applying for a Chevening Scholarship in the future, we encourage you to apply again next year. You can subscribe to our newsletter, the Alphagram, if you would like to be reminded of when applications re-open.

Application timeline

We are in the process of reviewing applications and all applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in due course. Please read the timeline of the application process for further information.


Due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide individual feedback for unsuccessful applications. Please review the eligibility criteria carefully and refer to the examples of common errors on our website for further information.

Fellowship Awards

If you are interested in applying for a Fellowship Award, please note that eligibility criteria and application timelines may vary. Please visit the Fellowships page on our website for further details as well as your country page to find a full list of available awards.

The deadline to upload references and education documents for the Ethiopia Leadership Fellowship has now passed.

Additional information

If you cannot find the answer to your question on our website, please complete the form below and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.