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 […]
We accept work experience from any field. However, if your course choices are not related to your work experience, you will need to explain why you are seeking to make a career change. Note the transferable skills you have gained from your current field of work and how they will help you in your studies […]
Gmail has a filtering system which sometimes filters out emails from Chevening. 🙁 It will occasionally filter some emails from Chevening (including the Scholargram), but not all! We’ve put together a guide which provides help for the two most common ways that emails from Chevening go astray – follow the steps below to ensure that […]
As experts in your respective fields, we would like to support you in any potential engagement activities outside your fellowship, while you are in the UK. As such, we would like to publish your biography on the relevant fellowship programme page of the Chevening website. If you do not wish for your biography to be […]
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.