I am currently in full-time employment. Do I need to resign in order to apply for a Chevening Award?
No, you do not need to resign from full-time employment in order to apply for a Chevening Award. However, you are personally responsible for ensuring that you will be able to accept the award offer when it’s made and that your employer will release you in time for departure to the UK.
Do I need to submit proof of my work experience in my Chevening application form?
You are asked to provide details of your work experience in the application form. This includes the name of your employer(s), job title(s), and dates of employment. If you are shortlisted to interview, you will be asked to provide references, which will be verified by the British embassy or high commission.
I don’t yet have two years of work experience, but I will by the time my course starts. Can I still apply for Chevening?
Applicants must meet the minimum work experience requirement before submitting their application. Applicants whose work experience amounts to less than the minimum amount will not be considered for an award.
Can I apply for a course that is offered at the London-based campus of another UK university?
Yes, but only if this course is not offered at the university’s main campus. Applicants are encouraged to consider the wide range of high quality courses offered at universities across all regions of the UK. Awards will only be offered for a course at a London-based campus if this exact course is not available at […]
What types of work experience are accepted by Chevening?
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 […]
Can I apply for a Chevening Scholarship to study at a university outside the United Kingdom?
No. Chevening Scholarships are available for study in the UK only.
Should my work experience relate to the course I want to study?
Chevening Applicants must have at least two year’s work experience (or 2,800 hours) of work experience. We accept work experience in any field. However, if your course choices are not related to your work experience, you will need to explain why you want to make a career change. You should explain the transferable skills you […]
Can I apply for a Chevening Scholarship to study for an undergraduate degree, PhD, or DPhil?
No. Chevening Scholarships are available for taught master’s degrees only.
Can I apply for a part-time course?
No. Chevening Scholarships cover full-time courses only.