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.
Apply via your fellowships programme page.
3 November 2020
Applications close at 12:00 (midday) GMT.
Applications close at 12:00 GMT.
From 4 November 2020
Sifting of applications against eligibility criteria.
Mid-November to December 2020
Independent reading committees assess eligible applications.
Early to mid-February 2021
Applicants are shortlisted for interviews by British embassies/high commissions.
Read our interview guidance.
22 February 2021
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
Shortlisted candidates are interviewed by panels at British embassies and high commissions.
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
Announcement of interview results.
Chevening Fellows commence their studies in the UK.