For the 2022-23 academic year there are GREAT Scholarships available at the following institutions. Please visit the university page below for more information and how to apply:
Anglia Ruskin University
Anglia Ruskin University is an ambitious and global university, with a total of 18,000 students from 185 countries and regions around the world studying with us.
Learn about GREAT scholarships on offer at Cardiff University, one of Britain's leading research universities with a diverse student population.
Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at Cranfield University, a specialist postgraduate university with easy access to London, Cambridge and Oxford.
For more than 100 years, Falmouth University has been a hub of creative thinking and design innovation.
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 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.
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 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 Bath
Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Bath, a top ten university in the UK.
University of Cumbria
The University of Cumbria is located in and around the breathtaking English Lake District, with a history and heritage dating back as far as 1822 (and even AD120).
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 Exeter
The University of Exeter has over 27,000 students from 150 countries and over 140,000 alumni in 183 countries, providing a truly global experience and a diverse, inclusive environment.
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 Reading
The University of Reading is ranked 202 in the QS World University Rankings 2022 and has an outstanding international reputation across a range of subjects.
The University of St Andrews
Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of St Andrews, a university consistently ranked as one of the top in the UK.
University of Surrey
The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research.
University of Sussex
Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Sussex, a university with modern teaching and a vibrant student community.
GREAT Scholarships for justice and law
For the 2022-23 academic year there are six justice and law scholarships available at the following institutions. Please visit the university page below for more information and how to apply:
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 Bradford
Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at the University of Bradford, a diverse institution that welcomes students from over 130 countries worldwide.
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 Essex
Learn about the GREAT Scholarships on offer at The University of Essex, a truly international university, with students from more than 140 countries.
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.
What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?
GREAT scholars must:
- be a Chinese mainland passport holder
- 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 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.