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British Council GREAT Scholarships for Nigerian Students 2024

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerian students for British Council GREAT Scholarships commencing for the 2024-25 academic year. This program is a Postgraduate scholarship are available to students from Nigeria.

About British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million p... read more


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GREAT Scholarships

Application DeadlineNot Specified
Country to studyUnited Kingdom
TypePostgraduate
SponsorBritish Council
GenderMen and Women

Aim and Benefits of GREAT Scholarships

GREAT Scholarships offer students the opportunity to receive £10,000 towards their tuition fees for a wide range of one-year taught postgraduate courses in the 2024-25 academic year at universities across the UK.


Requirements for GREAT Scholarships Qualification

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of Nigeria.
  • 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 their own experience of studying in the UK


Application Deadline

Not Specified


How to Apply

  1. Visit the university page above to find out more information and then follow the link through to the university's website.
  2. Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each universities’ scholarship webpages.
  3. The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution. For details on individual institutions’ deadlines, please see the institution 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.

GREAT Scholarships 2024-25 terms and conditions (PDF 144KB)

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