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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:

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.

Arts University Bournemouth

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Arts University Bournemouth, a creative community focused on art, design, architecture, media and performance.

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.

Nottingham Trent University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Nottingham Trent University (NTU), an outstanding university with over 3,550 students from over 150 countries.

University of Edinburgh

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships available at the University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, the university is one of six ancient universities in the UK.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Trinity Laban in London, a leading centre of music and dance.

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 Birmingham

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Birmingham. A university that pursues and shares knowledge through outstanding teaching.

University of Derby

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Derby. A city with has a long-standing reputation for innovation and industry.

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 Glasgow

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Glasgow, home to 33,000 students from over 140 countries. 

University of Kent

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Kent, a great choice for students keen to sharpen their skills and advance their career.

University of Stirling

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Stirling, a university recognised across the globe for excellence in teaching and research.

University of Sussex

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Sussex, a university with modern teaching and a vibrant student community.

University of York

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at The University of York, a premier institution for inspirational and life-changing research.

The University of St Andrews

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of St Andrews, a university consistently ranked as one of the top in the UK.

Queen's University Belfast

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Queen's University Belfast, a leading university with a distinguished heritage and history.

University of Bristol

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Bristol, a university with a large and vibrant international community.

University of Bath

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Bath, a top ten university in the UK.

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.

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