FAQs

What types of work experience are accepted?

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 […]

I applied for a Chevening Scholarship last year but due to personal circumstances my application was deferred by the British embassy/high commission to this year. Can I change my university and course preferences listed in my application last year or can I identify three alternative ones?

You are expected to attend the university and course of study that was listed as your first choice for the previous year. Any changes will need to be authorised by the British embassy or high commission where your interview was conducted, so you must inform the Chevening Secretariat of any intended changes as soon as possible. In […]