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 […]
No, you cannot make changes to your course choices in the online application system after you have submitted your application. If you wish to change your university or course choices, you must inform your interviewers of this during your interview. Your interviewers must authorise any university or course changes. You must then receive an unconditional […]
We accept work experience from any field. However, if your course choices are not related to your work experience, you will need to explain why you are seeking to make a career change. Note the transferable skills you have gained from your current field of work and how they will help you in your studies […]
No. However, you are encouraged to apply for your chosen courses of study before or at the same time as applying for a Chevening Scholarship.
Chevening Scholarships aim to support individuals to achieve their professional aspirations. The course and field of study should relate to your current or future career goals.
You should accept the offers you receive as long as you do not enter into a financial commitment with the university and can withdraw at a later date if you are not selected for Chevening.
Candidates should not enter into a financial commitment with any university unless they are selected for a Chevening Award. If a university is asking for a deposit, please let them know that you are still in the Chevening selection process and that results will be announced in early June. University offer letters which are conditional […]
In order for a course to be eligible, it must be full-time; start in the autumn (usually September/October); and lead to a master’s degree qualification. If you cannot find a particular university and/or course in the database, and you’re sure the course you are interested in is eligible, please fill out the form at the […]
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.