5 AUGUST 2019:
APPLICATIONS OPEN AT 12:00 BST
5 NOVEMBER 2019
APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 12:00 GMT
The deadline will close at 12:00 GMT on 5 November. Please do not leave it to the last minute to submit your application, as late submissions can not be accepted.
6 NOVEMBER 2019
APPLICATIONS ARE SIFTED AGAINST ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA.
Read about Chevening’s eligibility criteria.
MID-NOVEMBER TO DECEMBER 2019
READING COMMITTEE ASSESSMENTS
Independent reading committees assess all eligible applications. Their scores and rankings are then passed back to the British embassy/high commission.
EARLY TO MID-FEBRUARY 2020
APPLICANTS SHORTLISTED FOR INTERVIEWS
Once the embassy/high commission has reviewed the applications that were passed on to them, they produce a shortlist of those who they will invite to interview. Congratulations if you make it this far. To prepare for your interview, please read our interview guidance.
25 FEBRUARY 2020
REFERENCES AND EDUCATION DOCUMENTS DEADLINE
The deadline to submit two references and education documents is 12:00 GMT (noon). Read about what we require from your references.
2 MARCH TO 1 MAY 2020
INTERVIEWS TAKE PLACE
Candidates from all over the world are interviewed by panels at British embassies and high commissions.
FROM EARLY JUNE 2020
After months of preparation and trepidation, the strongest candidates will experience jubilation when interview results are announced.
16 JULY 2020
The deadline to meet Chevening’s English language requirement and receive at least one unconditional UK university offer is 17:00 BST. Read about Chevening’s English language requirement.
STUDIES BEGIN IN THE UK
2020/2021 Chevening Scholars 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!