GREAT Scholarships

Academic year 2024
Amount £10,000
Plymouth, England


In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, the University of Plymouth is offering 1 x £10,000 scholarship per country to students in Ghana, Kenya or Thailand applying for postgraduate taught courses in the following eligible subjects:


  • MSc Sustainable Environmental Management.

  • MSc Data Science and Environmental Intelligence.

  • MSc Environmental and Engineering Geology.

  • MSc Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries.

  • MSc Zoo and Aquarium Conservation Biology.

  • MSc Artificial Intelligence.

  • MSc Civil Engineering.

  • MSc Coastal Engineering.

  • MSc Cyber Security.

  • MSc Data Science and Business Analytics.

  • MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

  • MSc Mechanical Engineering Design.

  • MSc Medical Engineering.

  • MSc Offshore Renewable Energy.

  • MSc Offshore Renewable Energy Engineering.

  • MSc Robotics. 

Kenya and Thailand

Any postgraduate taught programme.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship at the University of Plymouth you must:

  • be a passport holder of one of the eligible countries listed above;

  • have an outstanding academic record (e.g. 1st class degree holder or equivalent) – this is determined by our reviewing your transcripts and applying a grade comparison tool from Ecctis;

  • meet our English language requirements for the programme of application;

  • have an unconditional / conditional offer letter from the University of Plymouth for one of the programmes listed above;

Applications open on 6 November 2023 and close on 31 May 2024.


Application will close on 31 May 2024


What our students have to say about SI-UK

I utilized the services of SI-UK in Chennai which proved invaluable for me. They provided great assistance throughout my application process, guiding me from evaluating my choices to selecting the university that best matched my profile.
Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
Nidhi Agarwal
"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal
MSc Design Innovation, Loughborough University
"The entire team at SI-UK was incredibly supportive. They provided me with a list of universities to consider, and I ultimately chose Aston University. With their assistance, I applied and received an offer along with a £5000 scholarship. I am grateful to my counselor and the entire team for guiding me through the visa application process and every other aspect. Thank you, SI-UK, for helping me pursue my dream."
Engineering, Aston University
Saumya Sharma
"Last year, I reached out to SI-UK, Jaipur for my Master’s journey, and it has been an incredibly fulfilling and successful experience. From guiding me through the application process to assisting with letters of recommendation and statement of purpose, and even following up with universities, SI-UK provided comprehensive support at every step of the journey. They went the extra mile, assisting with admissions, fee processing, accommodation arrangements, visa guidance, and coordination on medical checkups. I firmly believe that my admission to the University of Birmingham wouldn't have been possible without SI-UK. I highly recommend SI-UK to anyone seeking admission to a UK or Ireland university."
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MBA , University of Birmingham
Jehabuz Khan
In September, I sought assistance from SI-UK for my studies in the UK, with a planned intake for January 2023. With the support of my counsellor who made exceptional efforts, I smoothly navigated the application process which culminated in the timely acquisition of my UK student visa hassle-free. I wholeheartedly endorse SI-UK to fellow students aiming to pursue their dreams of studying in the UK. Thank you!
Jehabuz Khan
Jehabuz Khan
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde
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