So, DO remind them of the certain date that has been assigned to submit a recommendation.
DO make sure you meet the basic criteria such as minimum GPA, number of years of work experience, and English language requirement.
Therefore, it is important to read the application guidelines and Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) they provide in the website (
DO highlight any of your achievement in initiating a project, research, or action because that can be considered as leadership-personality traits.
Chevening requires references from your employer and/or university lecturer.
Time flies too fast I didn’t realize the autumn term 2013 has ended and I have now begun my second term at King’s College London. For those of you who are thinking of applying for this year’s intake, you are already late.
It didn’t feel as quick in the beginning of last year when I was waiting for decision on my Chevening It was my second attempt to try applying for this prestigious scholarship. But don’t worry, Chevening scholarship opens every year usually right after the beginning of autumn term.
Your personal statement should be able to reflect that, so DO demonstrate your work experience by highlighting the tangible outcomes you have accomplished.
Also, DO remember that whatever you write in your personal statement should be consistent with the information listed in your application form.
I checked with other Chevening scholars and they confirmed of spending more than 15 minutes with the panel.
DO try to be relax and to generate a good discussion with the panel and you shall stay inside the room for more than ten minutes.
In my interview, each of the panel members had different questions and I managed to spend around 20-25 minutes inside the interview room.