No, MyBest scores are not eligible to meet the English Language requirements of Chevening. If you are taking TOEFL iBT, you will need to achieve your Chevening English language requirement in one exam. MyBest scores will not be taken into consideration.
No, as long as you meet the English language requirement by 16 July 2020, you will be eligible to receive a scholarship. However, you ability to communicate effectively in English may be taken into consideration during your interview at the British embassy or high commission.
Yes, all applicants must meet their university’s English language requirement. Failure to do so means that your application will not be considered by that university.
You will need to check this directly with the test centre and discuss any special arrangements that you might need as soon as possible.
Yes, you will need to retake the test and meet the minimum criteria set by both the university and Chevening. The Chevening language requirement remains the same in 2020/2021, however you must confirm any changes that may have been made to the university’s language requirement for the course you applied for.
Yes. A waiver is only provided to applicants who are citizens of specific countries and for applicants that have undertaken their undergraduate course in a native English speaking country. For a full list visit the English language requirement page.
Yes, all scholarship applicants must meet Chevening’s English language requirement unless they qualify for an exemption. For information about required scores, please visit our English language page.
Yes, you must achieve the minimum score for each band in order to meet Chevening’s English language requirement. For information about required test scores, please visit our English language page.
No. If your preferred universities don’t accept TOEFL you will need to take an alternative test that meets their requirements.
You will need to travel to the nearest test centre and cover all the costs associated, including travel and accommodation. Please refer to you country webpage for more information or contact your local British embassy/high commission.