British Council announces scholarships worth INR 100 million

20th Dec 2023

Many young and talented Indians want to study in the UK, but a high quality education does not come cheap and many will need financial aid to cover all or a part of their study costs. If you too find yourself facing the same situation then there is good news with a number of new scholarships available for January 2018 entry.

British Council: Scholarships and financial support

The British Council has announced the single largest number of GREAT Britain Education Scholarships by offering around 370 scholarships for the year 2017. The total worth of these scholarships is over £ 1 million (Approx 15 Crores) as part of the ‘GREAT BRITAIN’ campaign “GREAT” along with a new proposition ‘Study UK: Discover You’

The GREAT campaign promotes the incomparable British education and aims the experiences, expertise and confidence that students can gain from UK study through the new proposition Study UK: Discover You.

It also emphasizes the attributes of the UK higher education system such as immaculate academic standards, its dynamic and supportive teaching, its globally approved qualifications and high level of Graduate employability.

Students may avail these 198 GREAT scholarships in subject areas ranging from Art & Design to Engineering, Law, Business, Biosciences, IT and more for 29 undergraduate and 169 postgraduate courses at 40 UK institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The GREAT scholarships provide a great opportunity for Indian students to study, whether in the UK or overseas, or through distance learning, online provision, and other models. The application process for Great scholarship is open for January 2018 Intake.

SI-UK helps both undergraduate and postgraduate Indian students interested in studying the UK secure scholarships and bursaries. A UK degree is justifiably seen as the stepping stone to a great career and we can help you get there.

Apply for your UK university scholarship

If you are interested in learning more about UK university scholarships, financial support and bursaries, arrange your free consultation today with SI-UK.


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Do UK universities and courses have quality assurance?

Yes, the universities in the UK are expected to meet the standards set by the quality assurance system in the UK. Their universities are globally recognised for the strong academic and research departments that offer a diverse range of courses and for the friendly, multicultural communities in the campuses that offer a space where everyone can belong.

How do I find and apply for a course to study at a UK university?

SI-UK’s course search has a database of over 80,000 courses at all study levels, allowing you to find a course in the UK that is most suitable for you.

Where can I find scholarships and financial support for studying in the UK?

A wide range of scholarships and financial support options are available for international students who dream of studying in the UK. The SI-UK scholarship search leads you to hundreds of scholarships provided by universities and government organisations.

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