For the 2022-23 academic year there are GREAT Scholarships available at the following institutions. Please visit the university page below for more information and how to apply:
Anglia Ruskin University
Anglia Ruskin University is an ambitious and global university, with a total of 18,000 students from 185 countries and regions around the world studying with us.
Cardiff University is established as one of Britain's leading research universities and has a diverse student population, with students coming from more than 100 countries.
We are a specialist postgraduate university located in Bedford with easy access to London, Birmingham, Cambridge and Oxford.
For more than 100 years, Falmouth University has been a hub of creative thinking and design innovation.
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield Hallam is a welcoming community with more than 34,000 students from 113 different countries.
University of Edinburgh
Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of six ancient universities in the UK and an international centre of excellence in research, teaching and innovation.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Trinity Laban in London was formed in 2005 by the coming together of Trinity College of Music and Laban, two leading centres of music and dance.
University College London
UCL is a university that ambitious innovators, visionary trendsetters and disruptive thinkers call home. We are amongst the best in the world, and are eighth in the QS World University Rankings. Academic excellence is where we excel and we have 30 Nobel Laureates.
University of Bath
Overlooking the UK's only UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, the University of Bath is a top ten university in the UK.
University of Cumbria
The University of Cumbria is located in and around the breathtaking English Lake District, with a history and heritage dating back as far as 1822 (and even AD120).
University of Derby
Located in the heart of England, Derby has great transport links with the rest of the UK. The city has a long-standing reputation for innovation and industry.
University of Exeter
The University of Exeter has over 27,000 students from 150 countries and over 140,000 alumni in 183 countries, providing a truly global experience and a diverse, inclusive environment.
University of Glasgow
The University of Glasgow is home to 33,000 students from over 140 countries. Read about GREAT scholarships offered in this highly-ranked Scottish university.
University of Hull
The University of Hull has a proud history of academic excellence and creating and inspiring life-changing research.
University of Kent
Kent is one of the of the UK’s leading universities and is a great choice for students keen to sharpen their skills and advance their career.
University of Reading
The University of Reading is ranked 202 in the QS World University Rankings 2022 and has an outstanding international reputation across a range of subjects.
University of St Andrews - GREAT Scholarships
Founded in 1413, the University of St Andrews has over 600 years of history and has consistently been ranked as one of the top three universities in the UK.
University of Surrey
The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research.
University of Sussex
The University of Sussex campus is located in a national park with outstanding natural scenery, with modern teaching and student facilities, and a vibrant student community from more than 150 countries.
GREAT Scholarships for justice and law
For the 2022-23 academic year there are six justice and law scholarships available at the following institutions. Please visit the university page below for more information and how to apply:
University of Birmingham
For more than a century, the University of Birmingham has been pursuing and sharing knowledge through outstanding teaching and world-leading research.
University of Bradford
The University of Bradford is a diverse institution that welcomes students from over 130 countries worldwide.
University of Bristol
With over 6,500 international students from over 140 countries, the University of Bristol has one of the largest and most vibrant international communities in the UK.
University of Essex
The University of Essex was founded to be daring and different, we are an international community of 17,900 students from 140+ countries.
University of Strathclyde
The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological university located in the heart of Glasgow – one of the UK’s largest cities.
What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?
GREAT scholars must:
- be a Chinese mainland passport holder
- 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 their own experience of studying in the UK.
How to apply
- Visit the university page above to find out more information and then follow the link to the university's website
- Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each universities’ scholarship webpages.
- The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution. For details on individual institutions’ deadlines, please see the institution page.
- Successful scholars will be informed by individual universities on the result of their applications.
- Scholarship funding will be issued to successful scholars by individual universities after registration.