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.
Yes, you can. However, if you have already received financial benefit from the UK government, you cannot apply for a Chevening Award.
No. Chevening Awards are aimed at graduates who have already acquired some work experience. You must have already graduated from your degree at the time of application.
Yes, the requirement is that you have achieved a sufficiently high score at your undergraduate degree to satisfy the entry requirement of a UK master’s degree or a Chevening Fellowship programme. Typically this will mean that you need an equivalent of a 2:1 Honours at undergraduate level, but a number of universities and programmes will accept lower […]
If your Students’ Union or university doesn’t provide any housing advice then there are other agencies that may be able to help. The housing charity Shelter provides useful information as well face to face and telephone advice. The Citizens Advice Bureau will also be able to offer further advice on your housing issue and you […]
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’ […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]