GREAT Scholarships
Thursday 09 December 2021 - 00:00 to Thursday 30 June 2022 - 23:59

GREAT Scholarships

For the 2022-23 academic year there are eight postgraduate scholarships available at the following institutions.  

University Value per scholarship Scholarship application deadline
Cardiff University £10,000 31 May 2022
Imperial College London £10,000  14 March 2022
Newcastle University £10,000  25 May 2022
Nottingham Trent University £10,000  11 May 2022
University of Cumbria Up to £11,000  30 June 2022 (Deadline extended)
University of Derby £11,000   1 June 2022 
University of Hull £10,000   31 May 2022 
University of Kent £10,000   30 April 2022

GREAT Scholarships for justice and law

For the 2022-23 academic year there are two justice and law scholarships available at the following institutions. 

University Value per scholarship Scholarship application deadline
University of Dundee £10,000   31 May 2022 
University of Kent £10,000   30 April 2022 

Each scholarship is jointly funded by the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council with participating UK higher education institutions and is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year taught postgraduate course. Please visit the university page for more information and how to apply. 

What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?

GREAT scholars must:

  • be a citizen of Thailand.  
  • have an undergraduate degree, be motivated, and have an interest in the proposed subject area
  • meet the English language requirement of the UK HEI
  • establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
  • be willing to attend a networking event of all UK based GREAT scholars, to discuss
  • experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK 
  • be willing to maintain contact with the British Council and their HEI and act as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships
  • as an alumnus of the GREAT Scholarships, be willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about his or her own experience of studying in the UK

How to apply 

  1. Visit the university page above to find out more information and then follow the link through to the university's website.
  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.