You will receive your cash card prior to your departure for the UK. Your embassy or high commission will contact you with information on how you will receive this when it is ready. Please read the user guide for detailed instructions on how to use your cashcard.
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 […]
To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship, you should have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK. Please contact individual universities to check if your qualification meets their entry requirements.
We provide you with a monthly living allowance which you can use to meet your costs of living, including your rent. However, some university and private residences will require payment of rent in three or four instalments. You should always check to see if your accommodation provider will accept monthly payments – we recommend that […]
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. We are not able to pay you any money until you arrive in the UK. If you are required to pay a deposit, you should ask your landlord […]
Attendance at Farwell is mandatory for all scholars whose programmes end after July 4 and all reasonable measures must be taken to ensure attendance at this event. Scholars who do not attend Farewell may be charged for non-attendance. If you are due to complete mandatory fieldwork / placement on this date, please send your programme […]
Farewell is strictly for Chevening Scholars only. We are not able to accommodate Cheveners’ family members or friends.
There will be canapés provided during the networking reception from 15:20 to 17:00 including a range of vegetarian canapes. Unfortunately, we cannot cater to every dietary requirement. We advise that you eat lunch before arriving at the venue and bring plenty of water with you as it is likely to be warm at this time […]
Please see the Alexandra Palace website for detailed information on disabled accessibility. If you require a sighted guide then the Secretariat will be in touch with further information.
Yes, the prayer room is located on the right as you enter Alexandra Palace. You can ask a member of staff to direct you.