Guidance

Helpful information about preparing your Chevening application

Preparation is key to giving yourself the best chance of being awarded a fully funded Chevening Scholarship to study in the UK. To help you, we’ve collated our best guidance and advice.

It will enable you to:

  • Find the right courses
  • Choose appropriate references
  • Avoid common mistakes that other applicants make

You’ll also find our terms and conditions. If your application is successful, you’ll need to agree to these before accepting your award.

We wish you all the best of luck and can’t wait to welcome those of you who are successful to our diverse and global community!

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Application advice

To help you when applying for Chevening, we’ve collated some of our independent reading committees best feedback and advice.

Further guidance

More helpful information for your application

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Obtaining references

How to obtain references to support your Chevening application

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