Both awards provide scholars with the same experience in the UK and the same level of funding. To be selected for a university partner award, you must select that university as your first choice. For corporate partner awards, you may need to be studying a certain course or working in a certain field to be eligible for […]
In terms of content, the two types of scholarship are the same. Both include a monthly stipend, travel to and from the UK via an approved route, an arrival and excess baggage allowance, a thesis or dissertation grant, the cost of an entry clearance visa, and tuition fees. Chevening Partnerships enable scholars and partners to establish […]
We can accept your passport if it is valid for when you will be travelling to and entering the UK, but you will need to get it renewed while you are in the UK, which can take some time and is at your own risk. If you do renew your passport in the UK, please make […]
As a Chevening Scholar we want you to experience as much of the UK and its culture as possible. Therefore during the tenure of your scholarship, you are permitted to travel outside of the UK for a maximum of 30 days. Travel outside of the UK requires prior consent, so you should notify your programme […]
The Secretariat can provide UK visa guidance only. Your fellowship host institution will provide you with immigration guidance for any additional visas that may be required for the duration of your course.
Please contact your university’s international office for advice.
Your visa guidelines will be included in your pre-departure Fellowgram which is sent shortly after the issuance of the final award letter. For further information, please contact our welfare and immigration team.
The Chevening Secretariat is limited in the assistance we can provide for travel insurance, and encourage you to contact your host institution for advice about insurance providers.
If the embassy or high commission in your country has temporarily suspended operations, please contact us via our website for further information.
No, we accept transcripts in their original format. Your preferred university/programme, however, may require a certified translation of your transcript documents when you apply to one of their courses/programmes.