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.
If you’re selected for a Chevening Scholarship award, you can contact our immigration team for further advice about this.
No. However, you may wish to begin preparing for the online application by reflecting on your leadership and influence skills; professional relationship-building skills; course choices; and career plan.
You can submit your application without a valid passport. However, you will be required to bring a valid passport or official photo identification to your interview at the British embassy or high commission if selected.
Applicants are expected to cover the full costs of attending the interview including travel and overnight accommodation if necessary.
You will need click on the ‘Forgotten your password’ link. This will send an email to the email address that you used to submit your application. Check your junk/spam mail to ensure that the email has not been sent there, and please only contact the Secretariat once you’ve checked that the email didn’t go to […]
Please contact the Chevening Secretariat who will request feedback on your behalf.