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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 India 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.

UK universities offering GREAT Scholarships

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.

Aston University

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

Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, a vibrant community of musicians, actors and production artists.

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.

Norwich University of the Arts

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Norwich University of the Arts, a creative university offering courses in art, architecture, design, fashion, communication, and performing arts.

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.

Robert Gordon University

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

Royal College of Art

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the Royal College of Art, the world's leading university of art and design, founded in 1837.

Royal Northern College of Music

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, one of the world's most forward-thinking conservatoires.

Sheffield Hallam University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships of offer at Sheffield Hallam University, a welcoming community with more than 34,000 students from 113 different 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 College London

Learn about GREAT scholarships on offer to study at University College London (UCL), one of the world's highest-ranking universities.

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 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 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 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 East Anglia

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at UEA, a world top 300 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 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 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 Nottingham

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Nottingham, one of the world's top 70 universities for employability.

University of Southampton

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

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 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.

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.

What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?

GREAT scholars must:

  • be a citizen of India
  • 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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