In collaboration with the UK’s GREAT Britain campaign, the British Council has launched Great Scholarships - 2020 over a broad range of subjects. This is a great opportunity for Indian students wishing to access a UK university education. 


  • Applicants must be Indian passport holders and resident in India at the time of application. 
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university
  • Meet the English language requirement of the UK Higher Education Institution
  • Have an offer from one of the participating UK universities
  • The course applied is starting in September 2020


Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on individual universities' scholarship webpages.

Universities accepting GREAT Scholarships 2020

University of Nottingham

Unlock your potential in a world of academic excellence, pioneering research and outstanding career opportunities. Nottingham is a Russell Group university, rated 'gold' in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017-18), and ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the Research Excellence Framework (2014). More than 47,500 students from 150 countries study at our award-winning campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, where you will find excellent facilities for study, leisure, sport and faith.

University of Reading

Established in 1892, the University of Reading is a leader in British and International higher education, ranked 205 in the world. We offer over 200 courses in arts, humanities, business, social science and science across all levels of study. The modular structure of our courses allows you to specialise in particular areas, while still developing core subject knowledge. We deliver a world-class student experience, research-led teaching and have an excellent graduate employability record.

Successful scholars will be informed of the outcomes of their applications by individual universities. Scholarship funding will be issued to successful scholars by individual university after registration. 

For further information, please visit the individual universities websites or email us at

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