FAQs

How are Chevening Scholars selected?

All Chevening Applications undergo a rigorous review and selection process. Applications are first sifted and checked by the Chevening Secretariat in London against initial eligibility criteria. Initial eligibility criteria includes ensuring applicants have: An undergraduate degree qualification At least two years’ work experience Applications are then individually reviewed by independent reading committees who score applications […]

When will I hear about the outcome of my Chevening 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 […]

What are the benefits of a Chevening Partner Award (as opposed to a standard Chevening Award)?

Chevening Partnerships enable scholars and partners to establish deeper and more enduring connections with each other. As the recipient of a partnership award, you will stand to benefit from unique networking opportunities and other bespoke enrichment events offered by Chevening’s partners. Both awards provide scholars with the same experience in the UK and the same […]

I am currently overseas. Can I attend an interview at another location?

Applicants must be interviewed by the Embassy or High Commission from the awarding country. Where necessary and practical, interviews can take place online for those applying for awards. In 2020, interviews successfully took place online in many countries and we are confident that we can provide applicants with a fair and smooth interview process in […]

What does a Chevening Scholarship cover? 

The Chevening Programme includes a tailored engagement programme creating opportunities for scholars to network with each other as well as alumni, the FCDO, high profile speakers and partner organisations. Award recipients receive: Payment of tuition fees Economy travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only An arrival allowance […]