Great Scholarships

GREAT Scholarships offers 60 scholarships 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 the 2021-22 academic year there are postgraduate scholarships available at the following institutions:

  • Bishop Grosseteste University
  • Cranfield University 
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Imperial College
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Robert Gordon University 
  • Royal Agricultural University 
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Staffordshire University 
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire Music and Dance
  • Ulster University 
  • University College London
  • University of Bath
  • University of Cambridge 
  • University of Derby
  • University of Dundee
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Hull *
  • University of Keele
  • University of Kent 
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Northampton
  • University of Warwick

The value of each GREAT scholarship at the University of Hull will be up to £ 10,000.

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:

  • be a citizen of India.
  • have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to enter a postgraduate (taught) programme in a UK university.

  • be motivated and academically able to follow a UK postgraduate course

  • active in the field with work experience or proven interest in the subject area.
  • meet the English language requirement of the UK university.


How to apply

  1. Filter the universities listed by India on the find a scholarship page and click on university page to access detailed information about the scholarships on offer.
  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 

We expect scholars to attend lectures, tutorials and tutorials and engage with extra -curricular activities.

We want you to act as an ambassador for UK higher education by sharing your experience and promoting the value of studying at a UK HEI.

You may also be asked to attend a networking event with other scholars, to discuss experiences so we can capture perceptions of studying in the UK.