Applicants are expected to cover the full costs of attending the interview including travel and overnight accommodation if necessary.
If you have made a mistake, unfortunately you cannot resubmit your application. We encourage you to apply again next year, ensuring that all information is complete and correct before submitting your application.
Interview slots are available on a first-come-first-served basis. We therefore suggest you book your interview as soon as possible.
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 […]
If you have received an email to say that you’ve been conditionally selected for an award, congratulations! Your programme officer will be in touch shortly with your Conditional Award Letter (CAL). However, there may be a slight delay between when you receive the email and when your programme officer contacts you, so please be patient. […]
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 […]
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 must submit their unconditional offer letter […]
In general, the Chevening Scholarship programme provides awards for one-year taught Master’s level degree courses. A very small number of short courses are offered, but on an exceptional basis only. Distance learning scholarships and PhDs are not eligible for funding under a Chevening Scholarship.
You can submit your application without a valid passport. However, you will be required to bring a valid passport or official photo identification to your interview at the British embassy or high commission if selected.
Yes. All scholarship candidates will be notified about the outcome of their interview from early June. Fellowship candidates can find out more information about when they will receive interview results by checking the fellowship timeline that is relevant to their chosen programme.