British Council GREAT Scholarship

Awarded by : University of Kent

Updated on Jul 14, 2022
Nidhi Yadav

University Research Analyst

British Council GREAT Scholarship

  • Applicable for

    University of Kent in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 9,75,400/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • The GREAT Scholarships programme is funded jointly by the UK Government's GREAT Britain campaign, British Council and the University of Kent, as part of the Study UK campaign
  • The scholarship is awarded to Chinese, Indian, Kenyan, Malaysian, Nigerian and Thai passport holders applying for a taught master's programme

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree, Masters Diploma, Masters Certificate

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of Kent in UK

  • Taught Master Programmes

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 10,000 => Rs 9,75,400

Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 91.73 (last updated 14th September 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 6

  • Scholarships will be awarded as follows: China (x2), India (x1), Kenya (x2), Malaysia (x1), Nigeria (x1) Thailand (x1), for a total of 6 awards available in 2022

Scholarship Eligibility

No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable


Applicants must:

  • be a citizen of one of the programme's countries: China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria or Thailand, and be assessed as an overseas fee payer. 
  • have received a conditional offer and have accepted this before the deadline date of 30 April 2022
  • be starting your course in September 2022
  • be active in the field with work experience or proven interest in the subject area
  • be willing to embody the UK Higher Education experience, by attending lectures and tutorials and engaging with extra-curricular activities, and act as an ambassador for UK Higher Education by promoting the value of studying at a UK HEI
  • be willing to establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
  • Represent the high standards of the GREAT brand by becoming an advocate for scholarships
  • be willing to attend a networking event of all UK-based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +5 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • Applicants will need to submit the following: 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 document should be uploaded in word or pdf format only, other formats will be rejected

Application Process:-

  • Applications for the British Council GREAT scholarship should be made via the applicant portal. Students will only be able to apply for the GREAT Scholarship once they have received an offer for their programme from the University of Kent

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • The deadline for 2022 has now passed. Details for 2023 will be updated when they become available

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email
Phone number +44 (0)1227 764000

Additional Information

  • Scholarships will be awarded based on the information provided on your application to the University of Kent, together with the clear thinking and motivation shown in the submitted essay
  • The British Council GREAT Scholarship is subject to full terms and conditions which will be provided to successful candidates at the point of award

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