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.
You should wait until you receive your final award letter (FAL) before requesting a CAS from your university. Occasionally universities will issue your CAS before seeing your FAL. This probably won’t cause an issue but you should still send a copy of your FAL to the university as they may need to update the CAS […]
Not all scholars and fellows are required to take a TB test but depending on your country of residence you may be required to take one as part of your visa application. Please view the Gov.uk website for further guidance. If you require further clarification please email our welfare team.
You will receive a contribution towards the cost of your TB test if this is necessary for your visa (check if your country is listed). You must pay to take the test yourself and you will receive this contribution at a later date. Only confirmed scholars will receive this contribution. Unsuccessful scholarship applicants will not receive […]
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 […]