FAQs

How do I submit references in support of my application?

You are required to supply the contact details of two referees when you submit your application. If your application is progressed, you must upload two references to the online application system by 12:00 GMT on 25 February 2020. Read about what we require from your references. Please note, fellows who are shortlisted for programmes following […]

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I have already received financial benefit from a different UK government-funded programme. Can I still apply for a Chevening Award?

You cannot apply for a Chevening Scholarship if you have previously received funding from another UK government scholarship programme to study in the UK. However, if you have previously studied under a UK Government-funded scholarship (including Chevening), you may be eligible to apply for a Chevening Fellowship five years after the completion of your initial […]

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Am I required to take a TB test?

Not all scholars and fellows are required to take a TB test but depending on your country of residence you may be required to take one as part of your visa application. Please view the Gov.uk website for further guidance. If you require further clarification please email our welfare team.

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Do I need to submit proof of my work experience?

No, you do not have to provide proof of your work experience in your application form. In the work experience section, you are asked to provide details of all previous positions held, including: name of employer, job title, and dates of employment. If you are shortlisted to interview, you will be asked to provide references, […]

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What types of work experience are accepted?

The types of work experience that are eligible for Chevening include full-time employment; part-time employment; voluntary work; and paid or unpaid internships. Work experience can be completed before, during, or after graduating from your undergraduate studies. However, employment undertaken as part of your undergraduate or postgraduate course are not eligible. Fellowship programmes may have additional requirements […]

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