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British Council GREAT Scholarship Taught Master's Program at University of Kent UK 2024

We are delighted to offer dedicated scholarships to Chinese, Ghanaian, Greek, Indian, Kenyan, Thai and Turkish passport holders applying for a 12 month taught master's programme based at one of our UK campuses. The award will go towards one year of tuition fees. 

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

Scholarships will be awarded as follows: China (x1), Ghana (x1), Greece (x1), India (x1), Kenya (x1), Thailand (x1), Turkey (x1) for a total of 7 awards available in September 2024. 

Aim and Benefits 

Scholarship value is £10,000 to Chinese, Ghanaian, Greek, Indian, Kenyan, Thai and Turkish passport holders applying for a 12 month taught master's programme based at one of our UK campuses. The award will go towards one year of tuition fees. 

Requirements

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of one of the programme's countries: China, Ghana, Greece, India, Kenya, Thailand or Turkey and be assessed as an overseas fee payer;
  • Have received a conditional offer for a full time 12 month course at one of our UK campuses and have accepted this before the deadline date of 26 April 2024;
  • Be starting your course in September 2024;
  • 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 fulfilment;
  • Represent the high standards of the GREAT brand by becoming an advocate for scholarships; and
  • Be willing to attend a networking event of all UK-based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK.

Please note that the GREAT scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other scholarship.

Applicants who have applied for distance learning programmes are not eligible.

Interview date, Process and Venue 

Scholarships will be awarded based on the information provided on your application to the University of Kent, together with the clear thinking and motivation shown in the submitted essay.

Candidates will be informed of the outcome of this award by 28 June 2024.

The University of Kent reserves the right not to allocate the awards if the selection panel identifies no suitable candidates.

The British Council GREAT Scholarship is subject to full terms and conditions which will be provided to successful candidates at the point of award.

Application Deadline

April 26, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to British Council on eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com 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 programme 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 programme.

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

If you have applied for a programme with the Medway School of Pharmacy, please email [email protected]

For more details visit: University of Kent website.

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