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.
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.
Reference letters do not need to be written on official letterhead, but the British embassy or high commission may contact your referees for verification.
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.
No, Chevening does not require university transcripts to be translated. However, some UK universities may require a certified translation of your transcript documents. Please check with them directly.
You should give the Secretariat at least two working days’ notice should you be unable to attend at your scheduled time. Only in exceptional circumstances will an additional appointment be made available. Failure to attend your interview may result in your withdrawal from the application process.
You can only submit one Chevening Scholarship application during each application period. If both fellowships and scholarships are available in your country, you can apply for both in the same application cycle. However, you should refer to your country page for more information on the options and decide which one is more relevant to your […]
The interview will be an opportunity to discuss some of the information you provided in the application form. The panel will ask questions that will enable you to fully explain your personal and professional aspirations and how Chevening can facilitate these goals for you. As part of your interview, your courses and/or programme choice will […]