In order to support more Indonesian students to study in the UK, the British Council, together with 12 UK universities, has launched the GREAT Scholarships 2020 – Indonesia programme. With 12 postgraduate scholarships on offer, the total value of Indonesia’s scholarship scheme is £130,000. The single value of each scholarship is a minimum of £10,000. This scholarship scheme will offer an exciting opportunity for Indonesian students wishing to get financial support to pursue postgraduate level study in the UK. Students can apply for courses in a range of subjects including law, business, art and design, biosciences, IT and more, at the 12 participating institutions across the UK. 

Key Highlights

  • Each individual scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000
  • 12 UK higher education institutions are offering 12 postgraduate scholarships to Indonesian students
  • A wide range of subjects including law, business, art and design, biosciences, IT and more

Application deadline

The application deadline for GREAT Scholarships 2020 - Indonesia varies according to each institution. For details on individual institutions’ deadlines, click on the relevant links below.

Steps for applicants

  1. Check your eligibility
  • Are you an Indonesian passport holder?
  • Do you plan to pursue taught postgraduate studies in the UK?
  • Is the course that you have applied for or are applying for starting in September 2020?

2. Browse the universities listed below and click on the links provided to access detailed information about the scholarships on offer.

3. Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each universities’ scholarship webpages.

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.

Universities offering GREAT Scholarships in Indonesia

University of Nottingham

Unlock your potential in a world of academic excellence, pioneering research and outstanding career opportunities. Nottingham is a Russell Group university, rated 'gold' in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017-18), and ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the Research Excellence Framework (2014). More than 47,500 students from 150 countries study at our award-winning campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, where you will find excellent facilities for study, leisure, sport and faith.

The University of Nottingham is offering three GREAT scholarships worth £10,000 in all postgraduate subjects: one for Indian students, one for Chinese students and one for Indonesian students.

University of Stirling

At the University of Stirling, being the difference is in our DNA, that's why we're regularly recognised across the globe for excellence and world-class student experience. We’ve been awarded 5 Stars in the QS World University Rankings 2018 for our teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities and inclusiveness. Our dynamic community of staff and students from more than 120 countries and small class sizes help to ensure you benefit from world-class teaching from our leading academics.

The University of Stirling is offering two GREAT scholarships for 2020 worth £10,000 each, one for Turkish students and one for Indonesian students, in the following Master's courses: Sustainable Agriculture, Environmental Management and Strategic Sustainable Business. 

University of Warwick

We are a world-leading university born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration between the City of Coventry and the County of Warwickshire; from the moment its first 450 students arrived in 1965, we've been forward-focused.

Today over 26,500 students thrive across our 4 faculties, which feature more than 70 research centres and institutes. We have a constant presence in the rankings of the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities, and are the third most targeted institution nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2018, High Fliers Research Ltd).

The University of Warwick is pleased to announce one GREAT Scholarship for Indian students 2020, to the value of £20,000 for any masters programme offered in the School of Engineering. It is also offering one GREAT Scholarship for Thai students, and one for Indonesian students, to the value of £15,000. 

University of York

The University of York is a leading UK university, creating independent critical thinkers through a culture of academic excellence and groundbreaking research. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group we are committed to research-led teaching, providing a supportive and inclusive learning experience for our students and developing our unrivalled links with industry. With 18,000 students from 140+ countries you will be part of a thriving global campus being taught by world leading academics who design courses to inspire and support you to graduation and beyond.

The University of York is offering three GREAT scholarships in 2020, one for Chinese students, one for Indonesian students and one for Turkish students: all are worth £10,000 and cover all postgraduate subjects.