FAQs

What if I have submitted two applications?

The first application submitted is the only one that will be considered. Please note that even if you withdraw your application and submit another, it will still only be the first application that is considered.

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What does it mean if I’m a ‘reserve’ candidate?

If you have been selected as a reserve candidate, it means that you may be able to take up an award should another applicant withdraw or if further funding becomes available. Although we are unable to confirm whether you will receive an award at this stage, Chevening Scholarship applicants should ensure that you to submit […]

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Is there an option for my interview to be conducted through Skype?

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 […]

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How are partnership awards administered?

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 […]

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When will I hear about the outcome of my interview?

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 […]

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How are partnerships funded?

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 […]

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