Deferrals are only granted in specific and exceptional circumstances. For more information please review the fellowship terms and conditions.
Only if it is approved by both the Secretariat and your host institution in advance. In this event, the following entitlement applies: 3 month fellowship duration – up to 7 days travel outside of the UK 6 month fellowship duration – up to 14 days travel outside of the UK 9 months fellowship duration – up to […]
Your CAS is a unique number generated internally by your university and so you will receive this directly from them.
Processing requests to join Chevening Facebook groups may take some time because we need to check scholars’ identities against our records before accepting requests, so please be patient. Please note that you must respond to the required questions to join the Facebook group for the current cohort of scholars, otherwise your request will not be accepted.
You will receive an e-mail from your programme officer detailing flight instructions. In these instructions, you will be advised to fill in a flight booking form, detailing your preferred flight dates, which you should then send on to the Secretariat’s designated travel agent. They will look at your options and suggest the most direct and […]
Some fellowships will include some international and domestic travel during the programme and will be listed in the course outline provided by your host university. You will receive this information during your in-country pre-departure session and also directly from your host university.
The Chevening Secretariat strongly discourages fellows from bringing dependants with them to the UK. Award allowances are calculated to cover the fellow’s costs only. Fellows will be solely responsible for all welfare and financial arrangements for any accompanying dependants.
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 […]
As a Chevening Scholar, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) expects your priority to be your studies, but they do acknowledge that gaining some work experience in the UK can be beneficial for your career and overall experience. However you must ensure that any work you do is authorised by the Chevening Secretariat, within the conditions […]
Yes, but this will be at your own cost.