FAQs

Will the interview be held in a city close to where I live?

Interviews will be conducted in the city where the British embassy or high commission has a representation. You will be required to attend the interview in the country from which you applied. If there is more than one representation in your country, you will be invited to the city that you have indicated in your application […]

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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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