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 Nigeria 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
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.
Edge Hill University
Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Edge Hill University, a stunning, award-winning 160-acre campus in Lancashire, close to Liverpool and Manchester.
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 160 countries.
Oxford Brookes University
Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Oxford Brookes University, a world-class university in a beautiful city.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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?
To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:
- be a citizen of Nigeria.
- 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 through 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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