FAQs

What should be included in my reference letters?

Your reference letters should cover the following: 1) How long have you known the applicant? 2) In what capacity do you know the applicant? (e.g. professional, educational, supervisory, voluntary, religious) 3) When you last had regular contact with the applicant 4) A brief overall endorsement of the applicant, including their: Skills in leadership and networking Personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities […]

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.

Can my Chevening interview be held online?

Where necessary and practical, interviews can take place online for those applying for Chevening Awards. In 2020, interviews successfully took place online in many countries and we are confident that we can provide applicants with a fair and smooth interview process in this way. If you are shortlisted for a Chevening interview, you will be […]