FAQs

How do I submit references in support of my application?

You are required to supply the contact details of two referees when you submit your application. If your application is progressed, you must upload two references to the online application system by 12:00 GMT on 22 February 2021. Read about what we require from your references. Please note, fellows who are shortlisted for programmes following […]

Will the interview be held in a city close to where I live?

Interviews will be conducted in the city where the British embassy or high commission has a representation. You will be required to attend the interview in the country from which you applied. If there is more than one representation in your country, you will be invited to the city that you have indicated in your application […]

What does it mean if I’m a ‘reserve’ candidate?

If you have been selected as a reserve candidate, it means that you may be able to take up an award should another applicant withdraw or if further funding becomes available. Although we are unable to confirm whether you will receive an award at this stage, Chevening Scholarship applicants should ensure that you to submit […]

Is there an option for my interview to be conducted through Skype?

Applicants are required to attend face-to-face interviews in the country to which they applied and must be prepared to travel to the interview in the first instance. Only in exceptional circumstances are Skype interviews permitted. This is usually where security restrictions prevent applicants from travelling to the country to which they applied or where there […]