Do you have an undergraduate degree and wish to continue your studies in the UK? A GREAT scholarship could be for you! 

GREAT Scholarships offers scholarships from UK universities, across a variety of subjects for students from Malaysia. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year postgraduate course. 

Each scholarship is jointly funded by the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council with participating UK higher education institutions. Click here for more information.

Participating UK universities for all scholarships

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Bishop Grosseteste University
  • Brunel University London
  • Cranfield University
  • University of Nottingham
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • University of Hull
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
  • University of Bolton
  • Imperial College London
  • Teesside University
  • University of Kent
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Strathclyde
  • St George's, University of London

What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?

GREAT scholars must:

  • be a citizen of Malaysia.  
  • have an undergraduate degree, be motivated, and have an interest in the proposed subject area
  • meet the English language requirement of the UK HEI
  • establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
  • be willing to attend a networking event of all UK based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK
  • be willing to maintain contact with the British Council and their HEI and act as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships
  • as an alumnus of the GREAT Scholarships, be willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about his or her own experience of studying in the UK

How to apply

  • Visit the university page above to find out more information and then follow the link through to the university's website.
  • Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each universities’ scholarship webpages.
  • The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution. For details on individual institutions’ deadlines, please see the institution page.
  • Successful scholars will be informed by individual universities on the result of their applications.
  • Scholarship funding will be issued to successful scholars by individual universities after registration.

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