GREAT Education Scholarships 2020 – Dates, Eligibility, Application and Selection Process

Last Modified: 25 Apr 2024

British Council India announced GREAT Education Scholarships 2020 for the Indian student who wants to take admission in the top-notched UK universities. This time the foundation has collaborated with 25 UK universities and offers 23 full tuition fee scholarships worth of £120,000. Indian students who wish to complete their education in the UK here is your chance to fulfill your dreams and ambitions.

Under the scholarship scheme, 13 postgraduates and 10 undergraduate scholarship grants will distribute to the young budding meritorious fellows. The GREAT Scholarships 2020 covers a wide range of subjects for study. These subjects consist of engineering, law, medical, art & designing, and management courses. For the upcoming September session, the last date to apply for the scholarship is 10th April 2020.

GREAT Education Scholarships: Quick Overview

Deadline 10 Apr 2020
Class / Course Class 12, Undergraduates, Graduate
Scholarship Type Merit Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount Winner will get a grant of 100% tuition fee waiver
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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GREAT Scholarship 2020 offers a great opportunity for Indian students wishing to access a fellowship scheme at a UK university. To avail the scholarship benefits, one must have a strong command over English language.

About the Scholarship

Governments of UK take an initiative to uplift and empower the education system of the country across the world. This time the UK Government invites Indian class 12th passed or graduate students for the GREAT Education Scholarships 2020. For this campaign, the British Council India came along with the UK universities and jointly provides funds for students for their higher education. List of the top-notch university/institution as follows:

  1. Anglia Ruskin University
  2. Liverpool John Moore University
  3. Birmingham City University
  4. Sheffield Hallam University
  5. University of Salford

Highlights of the GREAT Scholarships 2020 –

  • The last date to apply for the scholarship program is 10th April 2020.
  • Students will get a 100% tuition fee waiver.
  • The scholarship is only available for class 12th passed and graduate students.
  • Indian students get a chance to study in the international platform.
  • The GREAT Education Scholarships 2020 offers 23 full-time scholarships for 13 postgraduates and 10 undergraduate students.

GREAT Education Scholarship 2020 – Benefits

The GREAT Scholarships India 2020 offers a full tuition scholarship for the duration of 3 to 4 years for undergraduates and 2 years for postgraduate students. Qualified scholars will be awarded a grant of 100 % tuition fee waiver. Every year almost 5, 00,000 international students can enroll from 200 countries across the world.

Eligibility Criteria:

Nationality: This time Indian students are eligible to apply for the scholarship portal.

Educational Qualification: Prospective Class12th pass out, undergraduates and postgraduate students will enrol for the scholarship scheme.

Additional details: The applicant should be an Indian passport holder.

Note: All the universities have their different eligibility criteria, students are advised to check the overall criteria before applying for the scholarship.

Steps to Apply:

  • Visit the official page to download the scholarship guide.
  • Read the list of universities and their eligibility criteria and course details.
  • Email your application to the contact person of respective university.
  • Applicants will be informed individually by the respective university.

Necessary Documents:

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Important documents


Candidate must be a valid Indian passport holder


Students who are applying for the undergraduate course need to submit their class 12 mark sheets and certificates.


Students who are applying for the postgraduate course need to submit their graduation mark sheets and certificates.


Applicants also need to submit their English language proficiency test certificate.

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Selection Criteria:

As per the rules of the respective university, candidates will be shortlisted for the scholarship reward.

GREAT Scholarship 2020 – Important Dates


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The last date to submit an application form

10th April 2020


Declaration of Final results

August 2020 (Tentative)

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Rules and Regulations:

  • Students who have a leadership quality will get special preference.
  • Students can enrol in this scholarship once in a lifetime.
  • Candidates need to submit all the necessary documents at the time of application, with a proper application the form will be rejected.