Do you have an undergraduate degree and wish to continue your studies in the UK? A GREAT scholarship could be for you! 

For the 2024-25 academic year there are 26 postgraduate scholarships available from UK universities, across a variety of subjects for students from India. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year postgraduate course.

Each scholarship is jointly funded by the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council with participating UK higher education institutions. 

Participating UK Universities for Justice and Law Scholarships

For the 2024-25 academic year there are scholarships available at the following institutions for Justice and Law


Participating UK Universities for Science and Technology

For the 2024-25 academic year there are scholarships available at the following institutions for Science and Technology


What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?

A GREAT scholar must be:

  • be a citizen of India.
  • have an undergraduate degree, be motivated  and have an interest in the proposed subject area.
  • meet the English language requirement of the UK university.
  • establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment.
  • be willing to attend a networking event for 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 teh GREAT scholarships.
  • as an alumnus of the GREAT scholarships, be willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about his or her own experience of studying in the UK.

How to apply

  1. Visit the universities page above to find out more information and then follow the link through to the university's website.
  2. Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each universities scholarship webpages.
  3. The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution. For details on individual institutions deadlines please see the institutions page.
  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