GREAT Scholarships offers 28 scholarships from UK universities, across a variety of subjects for students from Thailand. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year postgraduate course.
The scholarships are jointly funded by the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council with participating UK higher education institutions.
For the 2021-22 academic year there are postgraduate scholarships available at the following institutions:
|University||Number of scholarships||Value per scholarship||Applicable for the following subjects or courses||Scholarship application deadline|
|Bangor University||1||£10,000||All subjects||20 June 2021|
|Birmingham City University||1||£10,000||Computing, Engineering, Built Environment||30 April 2021|
|Bishop Grosseteste University||1||£14,000||All subjects||22 March 2021|
|Bournemouth University||1||£10,000||All subjects||31 May 2021|
|Cranfield University||3||£10,000||Forensics, energy, agrifood, environment, water, design, manufacturing, aerospace, transport systems, leadership and management||1 May 2021|
|Goldsmiths, University of London||1||£10,000||Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, Department of Design, Institute of Management Studies, Department of Computing||14 May 2021|
|Imperial College London||1||£10,000||Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Natural Sciences||1 April 2021|
|Keele University||1||£10,000||MSc Computer Science, MSc Advanced Computer Science, MSc Cell and Tissue Engineering, MSc Accounting and Financial Management, MSc Banking and Finance, MSc Business Analytics, MSc Enterprise and Innovation, MA Global Media and Management, MA Human Resource Management, MSc International Business, MSc Investment Management, MSc Management, MSc Marketing||31 May 2021|
|Nottingham Trent University||1||£10,000||All subjects||12 May 2021 (16.00 GMT)|
|Royal Agricultural University||1||Up to £10,000||All subjects||13 June 2021|
|Sheffield Hallam University||1||£10,000||All subjects||31 May 2021|
|Teesside University||1||£10,000||All subjects||31 March 2021|
|University of Bath||1||Up to £26,000||Faculty of Engineering & Design, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, School of Management||26 April 2021|
|University College London||1||£11,000||Population Health Sciences, Medical Sciences, Life Sciences||21 April 2021 (17.00 UK time)|
|University of Derby||1||£11,000||All subjects||1 July 2021|
|University of Dundee||2||£10,000||Anatomy / Forensic Anthropology / Forensic and Medical Art, Architecture and Urban Planning, Art and Design, Biological/Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering / Medical Imaging, Business (Accountancy / Economics / Finance / International Business), Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering, Computing / Applied Computing / Data Science / Data Engineering, Dentistry, Education, Electronic Engineering, Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, Geography / Environmental Science, History, Law, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering / Industrial Engineering, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Social Work||7 May 2021|
|University of Essex||1||£10,000||All subjects (MA, MSc or LLM)||30 April 2021|
|University of Exeter||3||£10,000||MSc Animal Behaviour, MSc Psychological Research Methods, MSc Social and Organisational Psychology, MSc Advanced Computer Science, MSc Advanced Computer Science with Business, MSc Cyber Security Analytics, MSc Data Science, MSc Data Science with Business, MSc Data Science with Artificial Intelligence, MSc Advanced Mathematics, MSc Financial Mathematics, MSc Mathematical Modelling (Biology and Medicine), MSc Mathematical Modelling (Climate Science), MSc Mathematical Modelling (Fluid Dynamics), MSc Statistics, MSc Weather and Climate Science||18 April 2021|
|University of Hull||1||Up to £10,000||All subjects||31 May 2021|
|University of Kent||2||£10,000||TBA||TBA|
|University of Manchester||1||£10,000||Global Development Institute||Scholarships can only be awarded to applicants who are offer holders on 30 April 2021.|
|University of Stirling||1||£10,000||All subjects||3 May 2021|
For the most updated and accurate information, please visit each university's website.
Am I eligible?
To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:
- be a citizen of Thailand.
- 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
We expect scholars to attend lectures and tutorials and engage with extra-curricular activities.
We want you to act as an ambassador for UK higher education by sharing your experiences and promoting the value of studying at a UK university.
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.
How to apply
- Filter the universities listed by Thailand on the ‘find a scholarship’ page and click on the university page to access detailed information about the scholarships on offer.
- Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each universities’ scholarship webpages.
- The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution. For details on individual institutions’ deadlines, please see the institution page.
- Successful scholars will be informed by individual universities on the result of their applications.
- Scholarship funding will be issued to successful scholars by individual universities after registration.