You can use the same referees if necessary and they may provide the same reference letters, but we recommend asking the referees to update them so that they accurately reflect your current skills and abilities.
Reference letters do not need to have handwritten signatures, but the British embassy or high commission may contact your referees for verification.
Applicants are required to attend face-to-face interviews in the country to which they applied and must be prepared to travel to the interview in the first instance. Only in exceptional circumstances are Skype interviews permitted. This is usually where security restrictions prevent applicants from travelling to the country to which they applied or where there […]
Yes. All scholarship candidates will be notified about the outcome of their interview from early June. Fellowship candidates can find out more information about when they will receive interview results by checking the fellowship timeline that is relevant to their chosen programme.
All Chevening Scholarships, including those co-funded with partners, are fully administered by the Chevening Secretariat. The Secretariat makes payments to scholars (e.g. monthly stipends, flight costs and arrival allowances) and invoices the partner for its contribution to the partnership. This ensures the partnership award scholars receive the same support as other Chevening Scholars so that they identify […]
No, you must attend in person. If you know that you will be unable to make the appointment, you must inform the Chevening Secretariat as soon as possible.
All scholarship candidates will be notified about the outcome of their interview from early June. Please note that results are released gradually, so you may receive your results sooner or later than others and this does not reflect the status of your application. Fellowship candidates can find out more information about when they will receive […]
There are a variety of funding models for partnership awards. Partner universities most commonly offer a full tuition fee waiver with the FCDO covering allowances, stipend, travel, engagement and enrichment programme as well as all other administration costs. For private sector organisations, contributions often take the form of a fixed sum of either a flat […]
You cannot reschudule an interview on the day of the interview. You should give the Secretariat at least two working days’ notice should you be unable to attend at your scheduled time. Failure to attend the interview may result in your withdrawal from the competition.
No. Applications are considered by an independent, objective panel each year, and therefore results from previous years will not be taken into account.