GREAT Scholarships 2021 – Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Malaysia and Mexico


In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, the University of Glasgow is offering 6 scholarships to students in Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Malaysia and Mexico applying for postgraduate courses in Arts & Humanities, Life Sciences, Social Sciences (excl. Business Management and related), Physical Sciences and Chemistry and Geography.

The GREAT Scholarships 2021 programme, launched by the British Council together with 41 UK universities, supports postgraduate students from Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand to access world-class UK higher education opportunities.

The scholarship programme offers financial support of a minimum of £10,000 to students pursuing one year postgraduate study in the UK. Students can apply for courses in a range of subjects, at the 41 institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2021, please visit Study UK and the British Council website in your country.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Hold an offer of a place for an eligible postgraduate taught programme (September 2021 intake only)
  • Be classed as International students for fee purposes (Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Malaysia or Mexico)

Number of Scholarships


Eligible countries/regions

  • Bangladesh
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico

Eligible programmes


£10,000 tuition fee discount

How to apply

Applicants holding offers must apply via the online scholarship application for this scholarship.


The deadline for students to apply is 31st May 2021 and successful candidates will be notified by 30th June 2021.