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 […]
Reference letters do not need to have handwritten signatures, but the British embassy or high commission may contact your referees for verification.
You should aim to submit references from those listed in your application. However, Chevening may accept different references in extenuating circumstances.
You are advised to travel to the UK a few days before the start date of your course to allow time to settle in to your new environment. However, please note, although you will receive your stipend one day after you arrive in the UK, it will be calculated according to the start date of […]
Yes, but you will be responsible for payment of all additional costs associated.
We experience a high volume of queries during placement, so please be patient and we will respond to you as soon as possible. If you do not receive a response in three days, please try sending each document in an individual email, as we may not have received the original email due to its large […]
Deferrals are only granted in specific and exceptional circumstances. For more information please review the fellowship terms and conditions.
Once we have created your final award letter it will be sent to your embassy or high commission, who will stamp and sign it before sending you the official copy.
Since your CAS is generated internally by your university, Chevening does not have any control over this. Your programme officer cannot intervene nor can they ask the university to expedite the process. Bear in mind that the university will be very busy during the admissions period so please be patient.
No. Any conditions given in the university’s offer letter are set by the university with no involvement from the Secretariat. If you do not meet their requirements, the university will be unable to issue you an unconditional offer. It is your responsibility to meet their conditions.