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GREAT Scholarship 2020

GREAT Scholarship 2021

The GREAT Scholarship is a government initiative to increase opportunities for students from India and Pakistan to live and study in the UK.

Awarding Body
British Council and Robert Gordon University
11 June 2021
Quantity of Awards
2 awards for RGU students


This prestigious scholarship is aimed at attracting talented students to come and study in partnering UK institutions.  Students selected for this prestigious scholarship will be expected to be ambassadors for their institution of study and on completion of their master’s programme act as an ambassador for the GREAT scholarship, and possibly speak with future students interested in studying in the UK to share their experience.


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • India
  • Pakistan

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Postgraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • All Subjects

Other Requirements

  • Be a citizen of India or Pakistan
  • 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 UK Higher Education Institution
  • 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
  • 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

How to Apply

To apply for this scholarship you should first apply for your course of interest at Robert Gordon University:

Once you have an offer please email with the following:

  • Your Full name, date of birth and student reference number
  • 500 – 1000 words describing why you would like to be considered for this scholarship, and what your future career ambitions are.

Applications will close for entries at midnight on 11 June 2021.

The short listed candidates may be contacted for interview selection. 

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