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.
You will need to register again as a new user. Our online application system dos not retain account information from previous years.
You have three attempts to complete the eligibility questionnaire. If you are unsuccessful after your third attempt, we recommend you apply again next year.
Your references should be addressed to your local British embassy or high commission.
Reference letters do not need to be written on official letterhead, but the British embassy or high commission may contact your referees for verification.
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 […]
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.
No, you cannot write your own reference.
References not written in English must be translated and notarised by an official translator. Any unofficial translations will not be accepted.
You should aim to submit references from those listed in your application. However, Chevening may accept different references in extenuating circumstances.