Scholarships Merit-based
University of Derby

GREAT Scholarship

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11000 GBP
United Kingdom
Not specified
Application deadline


This is the University of Derby. A university relevant today and focused on tomorrow. Recognised for teaching excellence and strength in applied research. An ambitious university of respected professors, active practitioners and leading professionals.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT British Campaign, this scholarship programme offers financial support to eligible students pursuing one year postgraduate study at the University of Derby.

Applicable programmes


The scholarship is worth £11,000.


  • 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

Not specified

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