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University of Derby GREAT Scholarships for International Students | Apply Now

Applications for the University of Derby Great Scholarships are open for international students. The university is offering scholarships to international students applying for postgraduate courses starting in September 2022. This, the university is doing in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign.

Host institution

University of Derby, England.

Eligible programmes for University of Derby GREAT Scholarships

All postgraduate courses offered at the university.

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Target countries

Students from the following countries are eligible for the scholarship:

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

Number of scholarships available

The University of Derby GREAT Scholarships programme for 2022/2023 session has total of 8 scholarships to be awarded, one per student from each of the target countries above.

Scholarship benefits

Each selected student for the scholarship is entitled to a financial support to the tune of £11,000.

Scholarship duration

1 year.

Eligibility criteria for University of Derby GREAT Scholarships

For to be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of the targeted countries listed above
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry into a postgraduate programme at a UK university
  • 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 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
  • Represent the high standards of the GREAT brand by becoming an advocate for scholarships
  • Meet the University of Derby English language requirement
  • Be willing to establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
  • Be motivated and academically able to follow and benefit from a UK postgraduate taught course
  • Be active in the field with work experience or with a proven interest in the proposed subject area

Application guidelines

You can only apply for this scholarship if you have received an offer for admission into a postgraduate programme at any UK university. Note the following while applying for the scholarship:

  • Include an essay of no more than 500 words about a topic you have studied previously and why you found it interesting in your application.
  • State your previous academic achievements.
  • If you are shortlisted for the scholarship, you may be asked to attend a video interview with the selection committee.
  • If you are awarded a GREAT scholarship, you are not eligible to receive any other scholarships or discounts from the University of Derby.

Application deadline

23:59 BST on 1 June 2022

Learn more and apply here.

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