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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 to apply:

GREAT Scholarships

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.

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 Bolton

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Bolton, a teaching intensive, research informed university located in north west England.

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 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 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 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 Westminster

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Westminster, an international institution embracing global engagement in all its forms.

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.

Bangor University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Bangor University, one of the oldest and most prestigious degree awarding institutions in the UK.

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.

What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?

GREAT scholars must:

  • be a citizen of Ghana.
  • 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 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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