No. Your Chevening Scholarship does not include any insurance. We recommend taking out possessions insurance to protect your belongings from theft, fire, loss, or accidental damage while you are staying in the UK. Some university accommodation contracts do include possessions insurance, but you should carefully check exactly what is and is not included. Your Students’ […]
Your Conditional Award Letter will indicate your monthly stipend rate. Your stipend is intended to cover reasonable living costs in the UK while you are studying full time and is calculated to cover your basic expenses only. These include such expenses as accommodation, meals, personal expenses, phone bill, daily travel, and any required course resources. […]
There is no harm in starting your research into accommodation options as early as possible. If your university has a housing advice service you can start by contacting them. Ideally, you should not sign any housing contract until you have seen the accommodation you are signing for. Try to do as much research as possible […]
The first thing you may want to do is ask your university about the accommodation they can offer. You should make sure you are aware of any application deadlines as university accommodation is very popular and can get booked up quickly. You don’t have to live in university accommodation as there are lots of private […]
The Chevening Secretariat is limited in the assistance we can provide for accommodation, and encourage you to contact your host institution’s accommodation office for advice about finding accommodation before coming to the UK.
This will be dependent on your fellowship and will be stated in your final award letter. Where accommodation is pre-arranged as part of your award, you will receive a reduced living allowance. If accommodation is not pre-arranged as part of your award, your monthly living allowance will be calculated to include accommodation costs.
You must contact your local British embassy or high commission to discuss this directly. It is at their discretion to agree alternative courses that may better reflect your new career focus.
No, you must contact the universities directly. It is your responsibility to ensure you receive an unconditional offer by the deadline.
No. If you do not get an offer from any of the courses confirmed at your interview, you will not be eligible for a Chevening Award. Please carefully consider your course choices before committing to them.
No, Chevening Scholarships are available for study in the UK only. It is also not an option for you to start your studies in your home country through distance learning and then to come to the UK to complete the course later in the academic year. Due to the exceptional circumstances presented by COVID-19, scholars […]