GREAT Scholarships: Study at a UK university
Tuesday 01 November 2022 - 09:00 to Friday 09 June 2023 - 23:59

GREAT Scholarships

For the 2023-24 academic year, there are postgraduate scholarships available at the following institutions.  

University Scholarship application deadline Further information
Anglia Ruskin University 2 June 2023
Cardiff University 31 May 2023 (23.59 UK time)
University of East Anglia 31 May 2023
University of Hull 31 May 2023
Imperial College London 13 March 2023 (23.59 UK time)
University of Kent 28 April 2023 (23.59 BST)
University of Manchester 1 June 2023
University of Sussex 15 May 2023 (23.59 UK time)
Swansea University 9 June 2023
University College London 23 May 2023 (17.00 BST)
University of York 15 May 2023 (24.00 BST)

The scholarships available for some specific subject areas:

University Scholarship application deadline Courses on offer Further information
University of Birmingham  3 April 2023 (16.00 UK time)  Any of the LLM programmes at the University of Birmingham Law School
University of Glasgow 30 April 2023 Eligible LLM programmes
The University of St Andrews 17 April 2023
  • MSc Marine Ecosystem Management
  • MSc Geochemistry
  • MSc Strategic Earth Resources
  • MSc Sustainable Development
  • MSc Energy Ethics
University of Strathclyde 1 June 2023
  • MSc Environmental Engineering
  • MSc Sustainability and Environmental Studies
  • MSc Sustainable Engineering: Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment
  • MSc Sustainable Engineering: Offshore Renewable Energy
  • MSc Sustainable Engineering: Marine Technology
  • MSc Sustainable Engineering: Chemical Processing
University College London 23 May 2023 (17.00 BST)  All LLM Law programmes, including LLM Specialist Law Degrees such as: Competition Law

Available to a student from Ghana, Kenya, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan or Thailand (one scholarship which may be awarded to a student from any of these countries)

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 their 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.