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University of Derby (GREAT Scholarships 2022)

Deadline

Where to Study

Overseas

Study Level

Master

Amount

Full Scholarship

Scholarship details

Overview

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, the University of Derby is offering 8 scholarships to international students applying for postgraduate courses starting in September 2022. The GREAT Scholarships 2022 programme, launched by the British Council together with 41 UK universities, supports postgraduate students to access world-class UK higher education opportunities.


The scholarship programme offers financial support of £11,000 to eligible students pursuing one year postgraduate study at the University of Derby and must be from one of the following countries:


  • China
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Thailand.
Criteria

Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  • 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

On return:


  • Willing to demonstrate future contribution to capacity-building and socio-economic advancement through the benefits achieved after graduating from UK higher education
  • Willing to maintain contact with the British Council and act as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships, by sharing experiences of studying in the UK with future GREAT scholars
  • As an alumnus of the GREAT Scholarships, willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about his or her own experience of studying in the UK
Preferred Discipline
NA
Amount Info

Scholarship worth £ 11,000 for postgraduate studies

How to apply for University of Derby (GREAT Scholarships 2022)

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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.


shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend a video interview with the selection committee

the deadline for applications for this scholarship is 23:59 BST on 1 June 2022

if you are awarded a GREAT scholarship, you are not eligible to receive any other scholarships or discounts from the University of Derby

Please note that applicants should be passport holders of China, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, or Thailand.

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