British Council GREAT Scholarship in 2022

The GREAT Scholarships program is funded jointly by the UK Government’s GREAT Britain campaign, the British Council, and the University of Kent, as part of the Study UK campaign.

We are delighted to offer dedicated scholarships of £10,000 to Chinese, Indian, Kenyan, Malaysian, Nigerian, and Thai passport holders applying for a taught master’s program based at one of our UK campuses. The award will go towards one year of tuition fees.


To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:

  • be a citizen of one of the program’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 fulfillment
  •  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

Scholarship value



30 April 2022, 23:59 BST

How to apply

Applications for the British Council GREAT scholarship should be made via your applicant portal. You will only be able to apply for the GREAT Scholarship once you have received an offer for your program from the University of Kent.

In order to be considered for this award, you 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 program.

This document should be uploaded in word or pdf format only, other formats will be rejected.

If you have applied for a program with the Medway School of Pharmacy, please email

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