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University of Glasgow

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. We are a world top 100 university (THE & QS) and a member of the prestigious Russell Group. Nearly 30,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 140 countries worldwide study at the University each year and we have a global community of over 219,000 alumni, including the father of economics Adam Smith and renowned physicist and engineer Lord Kelvin.

GREAT Scholarships 2021

The University of Glasgow has six GREAT Scholarships available for the 2021-22 academic year for students from Bangladesh (one), China (two), Egypt (one), Malaysia (one) and Mexico (one). 

For eligible subjects, please visit the university website. 

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University of Glasgow 

Key subjects showcase

Scholarships available to all Arts & Humanities, Life Sciences, Social Sciences (excl. Business Management and related), Physical Sciences and Chemistry and Geography programmes.

Key subject 1: Geographical & Earth Sciences 

Join us at the School of Geographical & Earth Sciences and be part of the solution to the burning issues we face around the world today. Tackle the climate crisis. Clean up our oceans. Investigate inequality. Discover how our world works. Be a future world changer. Ranked 5th in UK for Geography and Environmental Sciences (Complete University Guide 2021)

Key subject 2: Culture and Creative Arts

Glasgow is the UK's top cultural and creative city (European Commission, 2019), a UNESCO City of Music, and home to more than 100 cultural organisations and five of Scotland's internationally renowned performing arts companies. The School of Culture and Creative Arts is one that is diverse and unique excelling in Film and Television Studies, Cultural Policy, Theatre, Music and Art History. Ranked 1st in the UK for Drama, Dance and Cinematics (Complete University Guide 2021)

Key subject 3: Medical Sciences

Benefit from our expert scientific knowledge, state-of-the-art facilities and pioneering teaching methods. Study processes at every level of their biological organisation, from genes, to cells, organs, individuals, populations, and ecosystems under the supervision of internationally renowned experts. We offer one of the widest range of specialist Medical and Health Science related postgraduate programmes in the UK. Ranked 1st in UK for Medicine (Complete University Guide 2021). 

Further information about the University of Glasgow

  • Ranked in the top 100 in the world: Times Higher World University Rankings 2021
  • Ranked in top 100: QS World University Rankings 2021
  • Ranked 12th in The Guardian 2021 University rankings
  • Member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities