GREAT Scholarships

For the 2023-24 academic year there are postgraduate scholarships available at the following institutions. Please visit the university page below for more information and how to apply:

Aston University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Aston University, one of the leading career-focused universities in the UK.

Cardiff University

Learn about GREAT scholarships on offer at Cardiff University, one of Britain's leading research universities with a diverse student population.

Cranfield University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Cranfield University, a specialist postgraduate university with easy access to London, Cambridge and Oxford.

Keele University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Keele University, a multi-cultural and diverse student community that welcomes students from over 120 countries.

Robert Gordon University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Robert Gordon University, Scottish university of the year 2021, consistently recognised for teaching excellence and student employability.

University of Manchester

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Manchester, a university with a rich heritage stretching back to 1824.

Ulster University

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Ulster University. Located in Northern Ireland, the university is a young, dynamic and innovative.

University of East Anglia

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at UEA, a world top 200 and globally renowned university situated in the traditional English City of Norwich.

University of Hull

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships of offer at the University of Hull, a proud history of academic excellence and creating and inspiring life-changing research.

University of Southampton

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer a the University of Southampton, a global centre for excellence in research and education.

What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?

GREAT scholars must:

  • be a citizen of Bangladesh
  • have an undergraduate degree, be motivated, and have an interest in the proposed subject area
  • meet the English language requirement of the UK HEI
  • establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
  • be willing to attend a networking event of all UK based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK
  • be willing to maintain contact with the British Council and their HEI and act as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships
  • as an alumnus of the GREAT Scholarships, be willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about his or her own experience of studying in the UK.

How to apply

  1. Visit the university page above to find out more information and then follow the link through to the university's website
  2. Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each universities’ scholarship webpages.
  3. The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution. For details on individual institutions’ deadlines, please see the institution page.
  4. Successful scholars will be informed by individual universities on the result of their applications.
  5. Scholarship funding will be issued to successful scholars by individual universities after registration.

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