GREAT Scholarship Programme - India

GREAT Scholarship Programme 2017 for Indian Students for study in UK

Last date to apply

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About GREAT Scholarship Programme - India

British Council has announced the launch of the GREAT Britain Scholarships Programme in India and will provide more than 198 scholarships amounting to approximately 1 million pounds.(Approx 15 Crores).

It is one of the largest scholarships programme, launched in February 2012 to help Indian students in fulfilling the dreams to study in the United Kingdom. The scholarship is part of GREAT Campaign.

GREAT is a strategic international marketing programme designed to promote the UK to business, tourism and student markets worldwide in order to enhance the country’s global reputation. Through this scholarship, Study in UK is promoted amongst the students of India.

Great Scholarship Participating Institutes & Courses

  • Institutes: GREAT Scholarships Programmes includes 40 participating institutions (last year it was 57)  from the United Kingdom including England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  
  • Courses: It offers scholarships for 29 undergraduate courses & 169 post graduate courses. These include Engineering, Law, Business, Art & Design, Biosciences and IT.
  • The application process for GREAT Scholarship is open for September 2017 & January 2018 Intake.

Scholarship details related to Top-Ranked Universities:

University

No. of Scholarships

Amount per Scholarship (in GBP)

University of Cambridge

1

35000

University College London

4

11,250

The University of Edinburgh

6

5000

The University of Manchester

8

5000

Durham University

6

5000

University of Glasgow

4

7500

University of Warwick

11

5000-8000

The University of Sheffield

3

5000

University of Birmingham

6

5000

Royal Holloway, University of London

6

5000-7000

University of York

2

7500

University of Leeds

5

5000-7500

The University of Nottingham

9

5000

University of East Anglia

6

7500

University of Reading

7

9000-21000

University of Aberdeen

6

5000

Cardiff University

9

5000

Newcastle University

6

5000-5500

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GREAT Scholarship Programme - India Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age For pursuing Undergraduate & Post Graduate Courses
Details
  • Nationality: Must be a citizen of India.
  • Academic Qualification: Applicant needs to possess relevant Academic qualification for admission into the course applied.
  • Language: The English proficiency of the candidate needs to be as per the requirement of the individual institutes.

GREAT Scholarship Programme - India Reward

GREAT Scholarships Programme-India under British Council Scholarship offers scholarships for both undergraduates and postgraduates in 45 UK-based institutions.

  • The reward structure differs from university to university and for different programs. However, each university is offering a certain amount of money as scholarship.
  • Number of Scholarships: 198
  • Total Reward: 1 million pounds.

GREAT Scholarship Programme - India Application form and Process

There are 45 UK-based participating institutions under GREAT Scholarships programme, and each institution has its application process.

Selection process for admission will vary from each institution.

Great Scholarship Programme Participating Universities

  • Given below is the list of the 40 participating universities for GREAT scholarships 2017-18.  We have also given the 'THE World University Ranking' for the Participating Universities so that it helps the participants in making the decision.
  • Out of the 40 participating universities, 18 have been ranked amongst Top 200 universities of the world by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the year 2015-16.

GREAT Scholarships: Participating Universities along with the Rank

University of Cambridge

THE Ranking: 4

University College London

THE Rank:  14

The University of Edinburgh

THE Rank:  24

The University of Manchester

THE Rank:  56

Durham University

THE Rank:  70

University of Glasgow

THE Rank:  76

University of Warwick

THE Rank:  80

The University of Sheffield

THE Rank:  97

University of Birmingham

THE Rank:  119

Royal Holloway, University of London

THE Rank:  129

University of York

THE Rank:  131

University of Leeds

THE Rank:  133

The University of Nottingham

THE Rank:  143

University of East Anglia

THE Rank:  149

University of Reading

THE Rank:  164

University of Aberdeen

THE Rank:  172

Cardiff University

THE Rank:  182

Newcastle University

THE Rank:  196

University of Surrey

Bangor University

Plymouth University

University of Kent

University of Stirling

Aston University

De Montfort University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Nottingham Trent University

Sheffield Hallam University

University of Central Lancashire

University of Westminster

Anglia Ruskin University

Arts University Bournemouth

BPP University

Cranfield University

London Business School

London Metropolitan University

Portsmouth University

Queen's University Belfast

Regent’s University London

Robert Gordon University

Royal Agricultural University

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

University of Chester

University of West London

York St John University

  • More about The Times Higher Education ranking

    Times Higher Education World University Rankings is published annually by the British Times Higher Education (THE) magazine. THE World University Rankings prepares a ranking of universities from among the universities from all over the world by the following criteria:

    • Teaching- The Learning Environment
    • Research- Volume, Income & Reputation
    • Citations- Research Influence 
    • International Outlook- Staff & Students
    • Industry Income- Innovation 
  • Go to GREAT Scholarships Programme for information for a list of undergraduate & postgraduate courses offered by different Institutions.

GREAT Scholarship Programme - India Contact Details

British Council Division, British High Commission
17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 001

Phone

1-800-102-4353

Fax

+91 11 2371 0717

E-mail

 delhi.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org

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