GREAT Scholarships offers 15 scholarships from UK universities, across a variety of subjects for students from Bangladesh. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year postgraduate course.
Each scholarship is jointly funded by the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council with participating UK higher education institutions.

What are we looking for in a GREAT scholar?

A GREAT scholar must be:

  • must be a citizen of Bangladesh
  • have an undergraduate degree, be motivated, and have an interest in the proposed subject area
  • meet the English language requirement of the UK HEI
  • establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
  • be willing to attend a networking event of all UK based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK
  • be willing to maintain contact with the British Council and their HEI and act as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships
  • as an alumnus of the GREAT Scholarships, be willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about his or her own experience of studying in the UK.

How to apply?

  1. Filter the universities listed by Bangladesh on the Find a scholarship page and click on the university page to access detailed information about the scholarships on offer.
  2. Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each university scholarship webpages.
  3. The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution. For details on individual institution's deadlines, please see the institution's page.
  4. Successful scholars will be informed by individual universities on the result of their applications. 
  5. Scholarship funding will be issued to successful scholars by individual universities after registration.