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.
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.
After you have submitted your application, you can log back into the application system to upload your supporting documents. If you are invited to interview, you will be required to upload your education documents and your reference letters by 25 February 2020. If you are selected for Chevening, you must submit your English language test […]
We accept work experience from any field. However, if your course choices are not related to your work experience, you will need to explain why you are seeking to make a career change. Note the transferable skills you have gained from your current field of work and how they will help you in your studies […]
As a Chevening Scholar, you are not required to pay for your visa. There is an option on the visa application website which you should choose when applying. Please follow our guidance on applying for your visa.
No. There is no upper age limit to be eligible for a Chevening Award.
Yes, however you must wait five years after finishing your scholarship before you can apply for a fellowship. For example, a Chevening Alumnus who studied for a master’s degree in the UK between 2008 and 2009 will only be eligible to apply for a fellowship programme from 2014/2015.
Yes, Chevening welcomes applications from all eligible candidates.
You cannot apply for a Chevening Scholarship if you have previously received funding from another UK government scholarship programme to study in the UK. However, if you have previously studied under a UK Government-funded scholarship (including Chevening), you may be eligible to apply for a Chevening Fellowship five years after the completion of your initial […]