GREAT Scholarships offers 15 scholarships from UK universities, across a variety of subjects for students from Pakistan. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year postgraduate course. 

Each scholarship is jointly funded by the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council with participating UK higher education institutions. 

GREAT Scholarships 

For the 2022-23 academic year there are postgraduate scholarships available at the following institutions. Please visit the university page below for more information and how to apply:

Bangor University

Edinburgh Napier University

Goldsmiths, University of London

Nottingham Trent University 

Robert Gordon University 

University of Bristol

University of Derby

University of Oxford

University of Wolverhampton

University of York

GREAT Scholarships for justice and law

For the 2022-23 academic year there are three postgraduate scholarships available at the following institutions. Please visit the university page below for more information and how to apply:

Bournemouth University

University of East Anglia

University College London

What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?

GREAT scholars must:

  • be a citizen of Pakistan
  • have an undergraduate degree, be motivated, have an interest in the proposed subject area
  • meet the English language requirement of the UK HEI
  • establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
  • 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 maintain contact with the British Council and their HEI and act as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships
  • as an alumnus of the GREAT Scholarships, be willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about his or her own experience of studying in the UK

How to apply

  • Visit the university page above to find out more information and then follow the link through to the university's website.
  • Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each universities’ scholarship webpages.
  • The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution. For details on individual institutions’ deadlines, please see the institution page.
  • Successful scholars will be informed by individual universities on the result of their applications.
  • Scholarship funding will be issued to successful scholars by individual universities after registration.