GREAT Scholarships 2021 – China, India and Thailand

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In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, Goldsmiths, University of London is offering 3 scholarships to students in China, India and Thailand applying for postgraduate-taught courses in the following departments: Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship; Computing; Design; Institute of Management Studies; Music

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.

Value

The awards are worth £10,000 each as a fee waiver.

Number available

There will be one award for students from China, one award for students from India and one award for students from Thailand.

Year of entry

2021 entry

Eligibility criteria

Applicants can apply for this opportunity once an offer of a place to study at Goldsmiths is accepted. Awards will be based on a combination of academic merit and the information given on the application form.

For the China GREAT Scholarship, students must have accepted their offer for one of the taught postgraduate courses within the following departments:

For the India GREAT Scholarship, students must have accepted their offer for one of the taught postgraduate courses within the following departments:

For the Thailand GREAT Scholarship, students must have accepted their offer for one of the taught postgraduate courses within the following departments:

Please note that applicants must be passport holders of China (PRC), the Republic of India and Thailand, respectively. 

Application deadlines

11.59pm (GMT) on Sunday 2 May 2021.

How to apply

1. Apply to Goldsmiths for a Course of Study

Complete the application process for your chosen course of study. This will usually require an interview and the submission of a statement with your application to Goldsmiths – this statement should address why you should be accepted onto your chosen course, and particularly your academic suitability for the course. The decision-making process for admission to a course of study at Goldsmiths will be independent of the scholarship application.

2. Complete online application form

To be considered for this funding opportunity, please complete our online application form. You will be asked to describe in no more than 500 words why you feel you should be awarded this partial fee waiver and how your chosen programme would help you with your future career.

If you have any queries, please contact scholarships@gold.ac.uk

Selection process

Successful candidates will be selected on a competitive basis.

It is planned that successful candidates will be contacted via email in early May 2021.

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

Goldsmiths scholarships and bursaries regulations can be found here.