Nigeria

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 how to apply:

UK universities offering GREAT Scholarships

Edge Hill University

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Edge Hill University, an award-winning university in Lancashire, near Liverpool and Manchester, named Modern University of the Year 2022 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Imperial College London

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Imperial College London, a specialist community focusing solely on science, engineering, medicine and business.

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 150 countries.

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.

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.

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 top ten university in the UK.

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 York

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at The University of York, a premier institution for inspirational and 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.

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.

University of Edinburgh

Learn about the GREAT Scholarships available at the University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, the university is one of six ancient universities in the UK.

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

  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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