GREAT Scholarships
Thursday 03 December 2020 - 00:00 to Thursday 01 July 2021 - 23:59

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 £10,000  Computing, Engineering, Built Environment  30 April 2021
Bishop Grosseteste University £14,000 All subjects 23 April 2021
Bournemouth University £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 £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 £10,000  All subjects  31 May 2021
Teesside University £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 £11,000  Population Health Sciences, Medical Sciences, Life Sciences 21 April 2021 (17.00 UK time)
University of Derby £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 Up to £10,000  All subjects 31 May 2021
University of Kent £10,000  All subjects 30 April 2021
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 £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 

  1. 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.
  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 institution 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.