Scholarships are one of the most assuring ways for international students to get relief from the major expenses of studying abroad such as the Tuition fee. And the UK universities are being very generous to the Indian students for the upcoming September intake. So, this is exactly why students must hurry up to apply to the universities as the deadline to avail of these scholarships is approximately by the end of the month of April or May.
The most common and the most famous scholarship introduced by the British government and the British Council is the GREAT scholarship which waives up to 10,000 GBP from the tuition fee for students belonging to the target countries such as India. In this article, you will get to know the end-to-end detail about which universities are offering what scholarships along with the eligible courses and the deadlines to avail of them.
- George University of London:
The University is offering a GREAT scholarship of 10,000 GBP for post-graduate students for applying to the courses like MSc. Global health, MSc. Medical Ethics, Law and Humanities, MSc. Sports Cardiology and a few others.
Other than this, the university is also offering scholarships worth 3000-5000 GBP for postgraduate applicants, applying for courses in health and medicine. The deadline to avail of the scholarship is 1st may 2023 and the student must have a valid offer letter from the University to avail of this discount on the Tuition fee.
- University of Bristol:
The University of Bristol provides a chance to get a scholarship worth 6500 GBP for international postgraduate students applying for any full-time one-year post-graduate programme and a GREAT India Scholarship worth 10,000 GBP for the applicants of Law, Business and Accounting, and Computer Science. The deadline for applying for these scholarships is 24th April 2023.
- University of Essex
Being one of the top universities in the UK, the University of Essex is providing a brilliant chance for Indian students to achieve their dreams of studying in the UK without worrying about finances as the university is providing the GREAT Scholarship to the postgraduate applicants applying for any full time one year taught master’s programme (MA, MSc or LLM).
The last date to avail of the GREAT scholarship through the University of Essex is 31st May 2023.
- The University of Hertfordshire:
One of the top 50 ranked universities in the UK, the University of Hertfordshire has been offering a scholarship known as the “Chancellor’s International Scholarship” worth 500-4000 GBP and the scholarship is awarded to the eligible students at the time of the assessment of their applications. Hence, there are no such application deadlines for it, however, the applicants applying to School of Health & Social Work courses are not eligible for the scholarship.
- Kingston University:
Kingston University has introduced Kingston University International Scholarship for the postgraduate students applying for September 2023 UK intake for MA, MSc, or LLM courses. The scholarship is worth 5000 GBP which will be deducted from the tuition fee amount. But the students are advised to look after the remaining tuition fee as well as the living expenses by themselves. The deadline for applying to Kingston University in order to avail of the discount on your tuition fees is 31st March 2023.
- Teesside University:
The university is awarding the scholarships to both, postgraduate and undergraduate applicants, enrolling for the September 2023 intake. Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship is introduced for postgraduate students, worth 5000 GBP which will be deducted from the tuition fees directly.
Also, Deans’ International Scholarships allows the students applying to the university’s School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Law courses, to enjoy a discount of 3000 GBP.
- University of Plymouth:
The University of Plymouth is also a participant in the GREAT Scholarship, launched by the UK Government and the British Council, together. The University claims to waive 10,000 GBP from the tuition fee of the postgraduate students applying for IT courses such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Cyber Security and many more. The application deadline to avail of the discount is 31st May 2023.
Other than GREAT Scholarship, the university is also providing a chance for the applicants of any business-related course to avail of a discount of 2500 GBP on their tuition fee via the Plymouth Business School Career Support Scholarship. The eligibility criteria state that the student must have 5 years of work experience in a related field, supported by their updated CVs, experience certificates from their employers and a personal statement mentioning their enthusiasm about studying the course.
So that is how the UK is attracting international students from all over the world. Apart from the scholarships, the UK as a country has many advantages to offer to prospective students. And this is the perfect time to apply for these as well as the other universities because either one of these or maybe another might provide you with a scholarship.
Tips and tricks to get a scholarship successfully:
- Always have option B: every university has different selection criteria, so your profile might not work out for one of the universities that you have applied to but it could work for another one.
- The early bird discount: at the time when the applications open up for the universities, you must apply as early as possible. Because the chances of getting the highest reward as scholarships are greater compared to when applying is a little delayed.
Have proper and genuine information about which courses are eligible for the scholarships. You will easily find information about this on the university’s website as well as the British Council. To know more about the scholarships, get in touch with myglobaluni’s study abroad experts.