GREAT Scholarships in Multiple Fields in the UK

GREAT Scholarships provide students from 14 countries with £10,000 towards tuition fees for a variety of one-year taught postgraduate courses. In the 2024-25 academic year, 49 universities in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland will offer 200 scholarships.

Host CountryUK
Host Institute72 universities in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland
Eligible FieldsVarious
No. of Scholarships200
Scholarship Worth£10,000
Opening DateMonday 15 April 2024 (expected)
Closing Date This may vary for each institute (Usually from May to June 2024)
GREAT Scholarships in Multiple Fields in the UK Summary

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GREAT Scholarships in Multiple Fields in the Uk
GREAT Scholarships in Multiple Fields in the UK

Requirements to Apply for the GREAT Scholarships

GREAT scholars must meet the following requirements:

  • be citizens of a GREAT target country.
  • hold an undergraduate degree that will allow them to enter a postgraduate program at one of the UK universities participating in the GREAT Scholarships campaign.
  • be academically capable of following and benefiting from a UK postgraduate taught course.
  • be actively involved in the field, with work experience or a demonstrated interest in the proposed subject area
  • meet the English language requirement as well as other academic requirements of the UK HEI
  • be willing to embody the UK Higher Education experience by attending lectures and tutorials and participating in extra-curricular activities, as well as serve as an ambassador for UK Higher Education by promoting the benefits of studying at a UK HEI.
  • be willing to establish a personal and academic engagement with the UK as a scholar; and
  • represent the high standards of the GREAT brand by becoming an advocate for scholarships.
  • be willing to attend Study UK and British Council events or participate in other activities for all UK-based GREAT scholars, including social media activities to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK
  • be willing to demonstrate future contributions to capacity-building and socioeconomic advancement as a result of benefits obtained from UK higher education.
  • be willing to keep in touch with the British Council and serve as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships by sharing their experiences studying in the UK with future GREAT scholars.
  • As a GREAT Scholarships alumnus, be willing to speak to potential candidates about their own experience studying in the UK on occasion.

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Benefits of Scholarship

The scholarship program provides students pursuing one year of postgraduate education in the UK with financial assistance of at least £10,000. At the 72 institutions located in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, students can apply for courses in a variety of topic areas.

How to apply

This scholarship requires an online application. You will be asked to answer questions on your course of study and your future objectives as part of the application process.

  • Go to your country page given above.
  • Go to the university’s home page and then click on the link to the university’s website to find out more information.
  • Individual scholarships should be applied for using the instructions provided on each university’s scholarship webpage.
  • The deadline for applying for a GREAT Scholarship varies by institution. Please visit the institution page for more information on their deadlines.
  • Individual universities will notify successful scholars of the outcome of their applications.
  • Individual universities will award scholarships to successful scholars after they have registered.

Visit the official website for more details about GREAT Scholarships in the United Kingdom.

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