Kenya

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 Kenya 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.

GREAT Scholarships

Abertay University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Abertay University, a university with a friendly and tightknit community based in Dundee, a vibrant and edgy coastal city.

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.

Glasgow Caledonian University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Glasgow Caledonian University, the largest modern university in Scotland, with a community of over 22,000 students from the UK and abroad.

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.

Lancaster University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Lancaster University, a beautiful parkland campus in north west England.

Oxford Brookes University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Oxford Brookes University, a world-class university in a beautiful city.

The University of Manchester

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Manchester, a university with a rich heritage stretching back to 1824.

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 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 Plymouth

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Plymouth, a dynamic, ambitious and award-winning institution with a research-led culture.

University of Strathclyde

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Strathclyde, a leading international technological university located in the heart of Glasgow.

University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research.

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 Warwick

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at University of Warwick, a world-leading campus university renowned for its forward-thinking and academic excellence.

What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?

GREAT scholars must:

  • be a citizen of Kenya
  • 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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