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 OCIS Fellowship; and Chevening OCIS Abdullah Gül Fellowship. For any other fellowship, please follow the Fellowships placement timeline instead.

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3 August 2021

Applications open at 12:00 (midday) BST.

Applications open at 12:00 (midday) BST.

Apply via your fellowships programme page.

2 November 2021

Applications close at 12:00 (midday) GMT.

Applications close at 12:00 (midday) GMT.

Applications close at 12:00 (midday) GMT.

From 3 November 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Sifting of applications against eligibility criteria.

Mid-November to December 2021

Assessment

Assessment

Independent reading committees assess eligible applications.

Early to mid-February 2022

Shortlist

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

Read our interview guidance.

February to late-April 2022

References deadline

Shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit two references and their education documents prior to their interview date. Read about what we require from your references.

28 February to 29 April 2022

Interviews

Interviews

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

June 2022

Second interviews

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

From end of June 2022

Results

Results

Announcement of interview results.

September/October 2022

Studies begin

Studies begin

Chevening Fellows commence their studies in the UK, and enter into an international network that they’ll be a part of for the rest of their lives!