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GREAT Scholarships

GREAT Scholarships offer students the opportunity to receive £10,000 towards their tuition fees for a wide range of one-year taught postgraduate courses in the 2024-25 academic year at universities across the UK.

For the 2024-25 academic year, postgraduate scholarships are available to students from China at the following institutions.

Please visit the university pages below to find out which courses scholarships are available for and information on how to apply.

Anglia Ruskin University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Anglia Ruskin University, one of the largest modern universities in the east of England, with four faculties and six research institutes.

Buckinghamshire New University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Buckinghamshire New University, a dynamic and innovative university located in the beautiful county of Buckinghamshire.

Cardiff University

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

City, University of London

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at City, University of London, a university with strong links with the financial and professional heart of Britain.

Hartpury University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Hartpury University, one of the UK’s leading specialist education providers in animal, agriculture, equine, sport, veterinary nursing, and business.

JCA London Fashion Academy

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at JCA London Fashion Academy, a fashion academy where students will be taught by academics and industry practitioners with years' experience in the fashion industry.

Liverpool Hope University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Liverpool Hope University, a university with a history extending more than 175 years.

Loughborough University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Loughborough University, a university with a 523-acre single-site campus that is home to around 18,000 students from over 130 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 160 countries.

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.

University of Bath

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Bath, a university with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, student satisfaction, and graduate employment.

University of Bradford

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Bradford, a diverse institution that welcomes students from over 120 countries worldwide.

University of Chichester

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at University of Chichester, a vibrant, modern university with campuses in the historic city of Chichester and the seaside town Bognor Regis.

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 Essex

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at The University of Essex, a truly international university, with students from more than 140 countries.

University of Huddersfield

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at University of Huddersfield, a university with over 3,500 international students from over 130 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 Surrey

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education 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 the West of England

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at University of the West of England, a university committed to positively impacting society through community engagement and cutting-edge facilities.

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.

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

  1. Visit the university page above to find out more information and then follow the link 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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