Scholarships worth £11,000 towards postgraduate study

17 February 2021

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, the University of Derby is offering 10 scholarships to international students applying for postgraduate courses starting in September 2021. The GREAT Scholarships 2021 programme, launched by the British Council together with 41 UK universities, supports postgraduate students to access world-class UK higher education opportunities.

The scholarship programme offers financial support of £11,000 to students pursuing one year postgraduate study at the University of Derby and must be from China, Ghana, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan or Thailand.

How to apply

Applications for the British Council GREAT scholarship should be made after you have received an offer. As part of your application you will need to include an essay of no more than 500 words about a topic you have studied previously and why you found it interesting. This topic should be related to or have inspired you to apply for your chosen degree programme. This essay will be part of the shortlisting criteria, alongside previous academic achievement, and the potential you show.

  • Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend a video interview with the selection committee.
  • The deadline for applications for this scholarship is 23:59 BST on 1 July 2021
  • If you are awarded a GREAT scholarship, you are not eligible to receive any other scholarships or discounts from the University of Derby

Find out how to apply for this scholarship by arranging a free consultation with  SI-UK in Nairobi or Mombasa today.

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  • University of Derby

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