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 […]
No. There is no upper age limit to be eligible for a Chevening Award.
Yes, however you must wait five years after finishing your scholarship before you can apply for a fellowship. For example, a Chevening Alumnus who studied for a master’s degree in the UK between 2008 and 2009 will only be eligible to apply for a fellowship programme from 2014/2015.
Yes, Chevening welcomes applications from all eligible candidates.
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
If you are unsure about whether your degree is equivalent to a UK upper second (2:1) Honours, you can contact your preferred universities for advice on degree equivalency.
You do not need to upload your education documents prior to the application deadline. If your application is progressed, you will need to upload your education documents prior to your interview with the British embassy or high commission. Scholarship applicants must upload their documents no later than 25 February 2020.