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The Goa Education Trust (GET) scholarship is offered to selected Indian students annually for pursuing a one year Masters in the UK.

Initially conceptualised for Goans, the scholarship has now been opened up to all Indian students applying for any Master’s programme in any UK universities. 

The British Council collaboratively formed the Goa Education Trust with the Dempo and the Fomento Group.  Since its inception the scholarship has provided opportunities to pursue higher education in UK Universities in various disciplines including Journalism, Education, Ancient History and Law.


Applications for 2017 are now closed.


Announcing GET 2017 Scholars:

1. Rohit Sinha will pursue Masters of Public Administration  at London School of Economics & Political Science

2. Jishnu Mukhoti will pursue MSc. – Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (EME) at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

3. Srajal Nayak will pursue MSc Computer Science at University of Oxford

4. Aradhana Cherupara Vadekkethil will pursue Bachelor of Civil Law at University of Oxford (Balliol College)



The candidate should:

  • Identify a suitable Masters programme in the UK beginning in September / October 2017 (Proof of admission / application will be required at the time of the interview).
  • Be an Indian national with valid Indian Passport and must be in India at the time of applying for the Scholarship
  • Be not more than 30 years of age at the time of applying 
  • Have an excellent track record in academics and extra- curricular achievements


Value of Award

Scholarships will fund young Indians to pursue a Masters in the UK and will cover part or full tuition fees. 

Past Scholars

2016 GET Scholar

Last year the scholarship was awarded to one dynamic student to pursue his education ambitions in the UK.

Amrutanshu Dash completed his BA LLB and is pursuing Bachelor of Civil Law in Criminal and Constitutional Law at University of Oxford


2015 GET Scholars

Four bright young students were awarded the Goa Education Trust Scholarships 2015 to pursue their education ambitions in the UK.

1. Uma Damle completed MA in Fashion Photography at University of Arts London. 

2. Wayne D'cruz completed MA in Cultural and Creative Industries at Kings College London. 

3. Kirti Dahiya completed Master of Law in Public International Law at Queen Mary University.

4. Anushka Desouza completed MSc in Architectural Conservation at University of Edinburgh.