FAQs

I have completed a HND, am I eligible for a Chevening Scholarship?

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.

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Is my accommodation and property covered by the Chevening Secretariat’s insurance?

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’ […]

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What will happen if I don’t attend?

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 […]

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What should I do if I don’t feel well?

– shortly before the event? Please send an email to your programme officer to let them know that you are unwell. – during the event? Please inform a member of Chevening staff who will be wearing Chevening polo shirts and they will be able to assist you.

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Is the venue accessible?

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.

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