Fellowships central timeline

If you are applying for one of the following Chevening Fellowships, you should refer to this timeline for information about the selection process: Chevening British Library Fellowship; Chevening CLORE Fellowship, Chevening OCIS Fellowship; Chevening OCIS Abdullah Gül Fellowship. For any other fellowship, please follow the Fellowships placement timeline instead.

3 September 2020
Applications open at 12:00 (midday) BST.

Applications open at 12:00 (midday) BST.

Apply via your fellowships programme page.

3 November 2020
Applications close at 12:00 (midday) GMT.

Applications close at 12:00 (midday) GMT.

Applications close at 12:00 GMT.

From 4 November 2020

Eligibility Criteria

Sifting of applications against eligibility criteria.

Mid-November to December 2020
Assessment

Assessment

Independent reading committees assess eligible applications.

Early to mid-February 2021

Shortlist

Applicants are shortlisted for interviews by British embassies/high commissions.

Read our interview guidance.

22 February 2021

References deadline

The deadline to submit two references is 12:00 GMT (midday). Read about what we require from your references.

1 March to 30 April 2021
Interviews

Interviews

Shortlisted candidates are interviewed by panels at British embassies and high commissions.

June 2021

Second interviews

Following your first interview at your local British embassy/high commission, you may be invited to attend a second interview via Skype with the host institution for your fellowship.

End of June 2021
Results

Results

Announcement of interview results.

September/October 2021
Studies begin

Studies begin

Chevening Fellows commence their studies in the UK.