FAQs

What support for wellbeing is available from the Secretariat?

If you need wellbeing support, you should contact your university’s student support services as they have staff available to help you locally and a large number of welfare services. Your Programme Officer or the Chevening welfare and immigration team is available to you Monday – Friday during office hours (09:00-17:00 BST) by email or telephone […]

Can Chevening provide contact details for university applications?

Chevening cannot provide universities with contact details or a confirmation of funding until an applicant has been awarded a Scholarship. There is a timeline of process for the Chevening Award. Scholarships are not awarded until June 2023. Should the universities request fees or contact details, it is recommended that applicants negotiate with them, explaining that […]

Why am I not receiving emails from Chevening?

Some internet email providers automatically direct emails from Chevening to your spam/ junk mail folders. To ensure that you receive emails from us, please put our email address on your ‘allow list’. Our email address is donotreply@chevening.org. If you have subscribed to the Alphagram newsletter and are not receiving these, please add newsalerts@chevening.org to your allow […]

Can I apply for a Chevening Scholarship using a deferred university offer?

Yes, you can apply to Chevening using a deferred university offer, as the university offer is for a Chevening eligible course. You will still need to identify three university courses in your Chevening application, and you must receive an unconditional offer from one of these courses by the deadline.      

What if my referee no longer works for the company I worked for?

Your referees do not need to still be employed by the company you worked for. The important thing is that they can comment on your skills in leadership and networking; personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities; and ability to complete a demanding academic programme in the UK.