FAQs

How are partnership awards administered?

All Chevening Scholarships, including those co-funded with partners, are fully administered by the Chevening Secretariat. The Secretariat makes payments to scholars (e.g. monthly stipends, flight costs and arrival allowances) and invoices the partner for its contribution to the partnership. This ensures the partnership award scholars receive the same support as other Chevening Scholars so that they identify […]

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How are partnerships funded?

There are a variety of funding models for partnership awards. Partner universities most commonly offer a full tuition fee waiver with the FCO covering allowances, stipend, travel, engagement and enrichment programme as well as all other administration costs. For private sector organisations, contributions often take the form of a fixed sum of either a flat […]

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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 does a Chevening Scholarship cover? 

The Chevening Programme includes a tailored engagement programme creating opportunities for scholars to network with each other as well as alumni, the FCO, high profile speakers and partner organisations. Award recipients receive: Tuition fees A monthly living allowance An economy class return airfare to the UK Additional grants and allowances to cover essential expenditure Costs vary […]

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