GREAT Scholarships in UK for International Students

GREAT Scholarships offer students from 14 countries the opportunity to have £10,000 towards their tuition fees for a wide range of one-year taught postgraduate courses.

Brief Description of Scholarship

UK Government/British Council

Masters Degree

Deadline: varies, Apr-June 2023 (Annual)

Study in:  UK

Course starts Sept 2023

Host Institution(s):

49 universities across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Level/Field of study:

Eligible Master’s programme offered by participating Universities (check the university page to check the specific courses being fund)

Number of Awards:

Around 200

Target group:

Students from the following countries: Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarship covers £10,000 towards their tuition fees for one year.


You must come from a participating country (see above). You must have an undergraduate degree, be motivated, and have an interest in the proposed subject area.  You must meet the English language requirement of the UK HEI.

Each country has its eligiblity criteria and can be found in the country pages at the official website.

Application instructions:

Visit the participating university’s page to find out more information and then follow the link to the university’s website. You must 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 but falls around April – June 2023.