University of Kent
University of Kent


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University of Kent University of Kent


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South England


British Council GREAT Scholarship: China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Thailand
Scholarship Name British Council GREAT Scholarship: China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Thailand
Academic Year 2023
Scholarship amount £10,000
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 28 April 2023

Scholarship value

  • £10,000


  • 28 April 2023, 23:59 BST


To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of one of the programme's countries: China, Ghana, Kenya, Malaysia, Pakistan or Thailand, and be assessed as an overseas fee payer.

  • Have received a conditional offer for a full time course at one of our UK campuses and have accepted this before the deadline date of 28 April 2023.

  • Be starting your course in September 2023.

  • Be active in the field with work experience or proven interest in the subject area.

  • Be willing to embody the UK Higher Education experience, by attending lectures and tutorials and engaging with extra-curricular activities, and act as an ambassador for UK Higher Education by promoting the value of studying at a UK HEI.

  • Be willing to establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment.

  • Represent the high standards of the GREAT brand by becoming an advocate for scholarships.

  • Be willing to attend a networking event of all UK-based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK.

Please note that the GREAT scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other scholarship.Applicants who have applied for distance learning programmes are not eligible.

Further details

The GREAT Scholarships programme is funded jointly by the UK Government's GREAT Britain campaign, British Council and the University of Kent, as part of the Study UK campaign.

We are delighted to offer dedicated scholarships of £10,000 to Chinese, Ghanaian, Kenyan, Malaysian, Pakistani and Thai passport holders applying for a taught master's programme based at one of our UK campuses. The award will go towards one year of tuition fees.

Scholarships will be awarded as follows: China (x1), Ghana (x1), Kenya (x1), Malaysia (x1), Pakistan (x1) Thailand (x1), for a total of 6 awards available in September 2023.

For details about how to apply, please read all the information on this page. To learn more about the scholarship and to hear from one of our own GREAT scholars please watch our video. For general information about the scholarship scheme, please visit the British Council’s website.

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