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.
Yes, you are eligible if you have at least 2,800 hours of work experience, even if this was accumulated in a period of under two years.
No, you do not have to provide proof of your work experience in your application form. In the work experience section, you are asked to provide details of all previous positions held, including: name of employer, job title, and dates of employment. If you are shortlisted to interview, you will be asked to provide references, […]
Applicants must meet the minimum work experience requirement before submitting their application. Applicants whose work experience amounts to less than the minimum amount will not be considered for an award.
The types of work experience that are eligible for Chevening include full-time employment; part-time employment; voluntary work; and paid or unpaid internships. Work experience can be completed before, during, or after graduating from your undergraduate studies. However, employment undertaken as part of your undergraduate or postgraduate course are not eligible. Fellowship programmes may have additional requirements […]
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 by 25 February 2020 and your referees will be required to submit their references by the same date. If you are […]
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.