FAQs

How are partnership awards administered?

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 […]

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How are partnerships funded?

There are a variety of funding models for partnership awards. Partner universities most commonly offer a full tuition fee waiver with the FCO 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 […]

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Can I apply for a Chevening Award if I am not living in my home country?

Yes, however you can only apply to the country programme where you have citizenship rights. If you reach the interview stage of the selection process, you will need to attend the interview in person in the country to which you have applied. Telephone or Skype interviews are not permitted except in exceptional circumstances. Details of […]

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What happens if I lose my cash card?

A replacement card will be provided. However, there will be a fee to issue a new cash card and for the transfer of funds. This fee will be applied to you and deducted from the amount transferred on your replacement card. Please advise your programme officer or the fellowships team as soon as possible if your […]

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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 FCO, high profile speakers and partner organisations. Award recipients receive: Tuition fees A monthly living allowance An economy class return airfare to the UK Additional grants and allowances to cover essential expenditure Costs vary […]

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