Some users of the online application have reported that they have not received an automated activation or password reset email from the system. If this happens to you, please check your junk mail before contacting the Secretariat.
Chevening are unable to determine the equivalence of non-UK grading systems. Applicants are advised to contact their universities of interest directly for more information about the equivalency of their degree.
Our online application system does not retain account information from previous years, and therefore returning candidates will need to register again as a new user for the new application cycle.
You have three attempts to complete the eligibility questionnaire. If you are unsuccessful after your third attempt, we recommend you apply again next year.
Applicants are only exempt from taking the English language test if they are either citizens of one of the exempt countries or they have undertaken their undergraduate studies (or higher) in one of the exempt countries. A full list of exempt countries can be found here.
No, MyBest scores are not eligible to meet the English Language requirements of Chevening. If you are taking TOEFL iBT, you will need to achieve your Chevening English language requirement in one exam. MyBest scores will not be taken into consideration.
Your references can be addressed to your local British embassy/high commission.
Reference letters do not need to be written on official letterhead, but the British embassy or high commission may contact your referees for verification.
Your reference letters should cover the following: 1) How long have you known the applicant? 2) In what capacity do you know the applicant? (e.g. professional, educational, supervisory, voluntary, religious) 3) When you last had regular contact with the applicant 4) A brief overall endorsement of the applicant, including their: Skills in leadership and networking Personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities […]
Your referees do not need to still be employed by the company you worked for. The important thing is that they can comment on your skills in leadership and networking; personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities; and ability to complete a demanding academic programme in the UK.