University of Exeter - GREAT Scholarships 2021 - India (Politics, Law or Education / Sport and Health Sciences or Geography / Renewable Energy)

Academic year 2021
Amount £10,000


In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, the University of Exeter is offering seven £10,000 scholarships to students from India applying for an eligible postgraduate taught programme in Politics, Law or Education / Sport and Health Sciences or Geography / Renewable Energy for September 2021 entry.

The GREAT Scholarships 2021 programme, launched by the British Council together with 41 UK universities, supports postgraduate students from Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand to access world-class UK higher education opportunities.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2021, please visit Study UK and the British Council website in India.

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

• be a citizen/passport holder of India (and therefore classed as an International student for fees purposes)
• have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to enter a postgraduate (taught) programme in a UK university (for this scholarship at the University of Exeter, typically the equivalent of UK upper second class degree)
• be motivated and academically able to follow a UK postgraduate course
• active in the field with work experience or proven interest in the subject area
• meet the English language requirement of the UK university
• be willing to embody the UK Higher Education experience, by attending lectures and tutorials and engaging with extra-curricular activities, and act as an ambassador for UK Higher Education, by promoting the value of studying at a UK HEI
• be willing to establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
• represent the high standards of the GREAT brand by becoming an advocate for scholarships
• be willing to attend a networking event of all UK-based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK.

How to apply

You can apply for this scholarship if you already hold an offer for one of the following eligible full-time postgraduate taught degrees at the University of Exeter, commencing in September 2021:

  • MA Creative Arts in Education
  • MA Education Leadership and Management
  • MA International Education
  • MA Special Educational Needs
  • MA Technology, Creativity and Thinking in Education
  • MEd Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Master of Laws LLM in Commercial Law
  • Master of Laws LLM in International Law
  • Master of Laws LLM
  • MSc Applied Social Data Science
  • MSc Global Governance
  • MA Conflict, Security and Development
  • MA European Politics
  • MA International Relations
  • MA Political Thought
  • MA Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
  • MA Global Politics
  • MSc Paediatric Exercise and Health
  • MSc Sport and Health Sciences
  • MSc Global Sustainability Solutions
  • MSc Sustainable Development
  • MSc Renewable Energy Engineering
  • MSc Applied Data Science (Renewable Energy)

If you are yet to make your Masters programme application then please visit our Postgraduate taught study pages.

To be considered for this scholarship, once you have your offer, please apply using the webform here

A personal statement (of no more than 300 words) is required as part of the form, responding to the following questions:
1. What is your interest in your chosen programme of study and how has this developed?
2. What would being awarded a GREAT Scholarship mean to you – what difference would it make to you personally and academically?
3. As a GREAT Scholar how might you act as an ambassador for the University and UK Higher Education experience?  

The deadline for applications for this scholarship is 18 April 2021.  Eligible candidates will be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application before 18 June 2021.  

Contact: Department :- [email protected]


Application will close on 18 April 2021


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