Fellowships central timeline

If you are applying for one of the following 2020/2021 Chevening Fellowships, you should refer to this timeline for information about the selection process: Chevening British Library Fellowship; Chevening OCIS Fellowship; Chevening OCIS Abdullah Gül Fellowship. For any other fellowship, please follow the Fellowships placement timeline instead.

2019
Applications open at 12:00 (midday) BST.
5 August

Applications open at 12:00 (midday) BST.

Apply via your fellowships programme page.

2019
Applications close at 12:00 (midday) GMT.
5 November

Applications close at 12:00 (midday) GMT.

Applications close at 12:00 (midday) GMT.

2019
From 5 November

Eligibility Criteria

Sifting of applications against eligibility criteria.

2019
Assessment
Mid-November to December

Assessment

Independent reading committees assess eligible applications.

2020
January

References

Referees of longlisted applicants will be invited to submit references.

2020
Early to mid-February

Shortlist

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

Read our interview guidance.

2020
4 March

Reference deadline

All references and university transcripts must be uploaded by 4 March.

Read about what we require from your references.

2020
Interviews
2 March to 1 May

Interviews

Global interview period.

2020
June

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.

2020
Results
End of June

Results

Announcement of interview results.

2020
Studies begin
September/October

Studies begin

Chevening Fellows commence their studies in the UK.