Scholars are required to open a bank account in the UK. Fellows are generally unable to open a UK bank account because most high street banks do not open accounts for individuals residing in the UK for less than six months (please consult your chosen bank for more information). As such, a cash card is provided […]
Yes, you can. However, if you have already received financial benefit from the UK government, you cannot apply for a Chevening Award.
In the first instance, please try to organise your rent in monthly or quarterly instalments. If you have no other option than to pay your rent in a single payment we are able to organise this, but we would advise against it because your cash card (onto which your first payment will be made) has […]
You are responsible for paying any accommodation deposits yourself; The Chevening Secretariat will not be able to make any payments directly to your landlord or accommodation provider. If you are required to pay a deposit, you should ask your landlord if you can delay payment of it until you arrive in the UK. You can […]
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. […]
Due to the large number of attendees you may not save seats as this makes it difficult for us to accommodate everyone. If you would like to sit with your friends, please make sure you enter the main hall together. You will have a chance to catch up with friends during the networking time at […]
Farewell is strictly for Chevening Scholars only. We are not able to accommodate Cheveners’ family members or friends.
Yes, there is a cloakroom. The Cloakroom will be located on the left as you enter Alexander Palace Palm Court.
If you arrive late, please look for the registration desks which will be set up within Palm Court and make sure that you get your Chevening ID scanned by a member of staff to register you. Please then enter the main hall as quickly and quietly as possible and take a seat.
Chevening staff will register you when you arrive by scanning your Chevening ID card. Please have your Chevening ID card out and ready to show Chevening staff operating the scanners as this will help us to register all scholars quickly. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have your card scanned by a member […]