Scholarships Merit-based Need-based
University of Derby

GREAT Scholarship

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11000 GBP
United Kingdom
31 May 2024
Application deadline


This is one of the available scholarships for the September intake. You can apply for all four scholarships, but will only be awarded one if your application is successful.


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



GBP 11,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, the University of Derby is offering scholarships to international students applying for postgraduate courses.

Applicable programmes


The scholarship programme offers financial support of £11,000 towards postgraduate study.


  • Eligible students pursuing one year postgraduate study at the University of Derby and must be from one of the following countries: China; Ghana; Pakistan; India; Nigeria;Malaysia; Thailand.
  • Be a citizen of a GREAT target country
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university
  • Motivated and academically able to follow and benefit from a UK postgraduate taught course
  • Active in the field with work experience or with a proven interest in the proposed subject area
  • Meet the English language requirement of the University of Derby
  • Willing to embody the University of Derby experience, by attending lectures and tutorials and engaging with extra-curricular activities, and act as an ambassador for University of Derby, by promoting the value of studying at a UK HEI
  • 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
  • Willing to attend a networking event of all UK-based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom


7 nationalities

Study experience required





Application deadline

31 May 2024

Applications for the British Council GREAT scholarship should be made after you have received an offer, using the form from the official page. 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.


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