FAQs

How will I get food and supplies if I need to quarantine on arrival into the UK?

Your university will be able to support you with getting food and supplies. Please make sure you let them know that you will need to quarantine upon arrival into the UK. Many supermarkets will deliver food and supplies directly to you. If you’re unsure how to use online delivery services, there are volunteers at your […]

Can I stay in another country to avoid having to quarantine in the UK?

From 4am on Monday 4 October, only scholars arriving from UK red list countries will need to quarantine on arrival to the UK. If you believe staying in another country is a valid option for you and it would be your preference, then please contact your Programme Officer directly for more information.

When should I submit references in support of my application?

You are asked to supply the contact details of two referees when you submit your application. If your application is progressed, you must ensure you have uploaded two references to the online application system prior to your interview. Read about what we require from your references. Please note, fellows who are shortlisted for programmes following […]

My country is on the UK red list for travel. Will Chevening pay for my quarantine costs?

All scholars entering the UK from a red list country will have the option to book the quarantine package through Diversity Travel after you have booked your incoming flight. Chevening will pay for quarantine packages booked through Diversity Travel. Diversity Travel will advise if you need to quarantine. However, it is also your responsibility to […]