GREAT Scholarships Nigeria

GREAT Scholarships Nigeria

(Updated 15 Mar 2022) The GREAT Scholarships scheme offers scholarships from UK universities, across a variety of subjects, to students. Each scholarship is jointly funded by the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council with participating UK higher education institutions.




Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year taught postgraduate course.

For the 2022-23 academic year there are ten postgraduate scholarships available at the following institutions:

Edinburgh Napier University
Imperial College London
Keele University
University of Bristol
University of Derby
University of Kent
University of Manchester
University of Surrey
University of York

There are also three justice and law scholarships available at the following institutions.
Sheffield Hallam University
Teesside University
University of Westminster

Note: This is a partial scholarship.


The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution:

14 March 2022: Imperial College London application deadline
28 March 2022: University of Bristol application deadline
1 May 2022: Teesside University application deadline
27 May 2022: Edinburgh Napier University application deadline
27 May 2022: University of York application deadline
31 May 2022: Keele University application deadline
31 May 2022: University of Surrey application deadline
31 May 2022: Sheffield Hallam University application deadline
30 April 2022: University of Kent application deadline
1 June 2022: University of Derby application deadline
1 June 2022: University of Manchester application deadline
13 June 2022: University of Westminster application deadline


United Kingdom

Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).


Credit: GREAT Scholarships Nigeria 

Date Added: 9 Mar 2022

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