No, Chevening Scholars cannot apply for a Graduate route visa. When you accept a Chevening Award, you agree to return home for two years at the end of your scholarship.
If you need wellbeing support, you should contact your university’s student support services as they have staff available to help you locally and a large number of welfare services. Your Programme Officer or the Chevening welfare and immigration team is available to you Monday – Friday during office hours (09:00-17:00 BST) by email or telephone […]
Please follow UK government travel advice before travelling abroad. Please let your Programme Officer know if you are planning to spend any time outside of the UK.
Please book your flights home via our designated travel provider Diversity. If you are unable to book via Diversity, please contact your Programme Officer.
When preparing to travel to the UK, awardees should ensure that they pack the following essentials along with their belongings: Important documents – passport with visa, Final Award Letter, travel itinerary, travel insurance Warm clothing – the UK can be quite cold and rainy, particularly during the winter months. Please ensure that you bring an […]
Before booking your flight to the UK, you must ensure that you have the following details at hand: Which airport you are travelling to and from The dates of your arrival and departure Your passport details Contact details of an emergency contact Then proceed with the following: Refer to your Pre-departure Fellowgram for the link […]
Extensions are only granted in exceptional circumstances and subject to funding. They are not automatic, and should not be assumed.
Only if it is approved by both the Secretariat and your host institution in advance. In this event, the following entitlement applies: 3 month fellowship duration – up to 7 days travel outside of the UK 6 month fellowship duration – up to 14 days travel outside of the UK 9 months fellowship duration – up to […]
Yes, but this will be at your own cost.
Some fellowships will include some international and domestic travel during the programme and will be listed in the course outline provided by your host university. You will receive this information during your in-country pre-departure session and also directly from your host university.