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University of Northampton GREAT Scholarships 2021

UON GREAT scholarships for International students

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, the University of Northampton is offering a total of 8 scholarships to students in Bangladesh, China, Ghana, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka, applying for postgraduate courses in Advanced Design and Manufacturing, Business Analytics, International Business Management, Molecular Biosciences, Physiotherapy and Public Health.

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.

The scholarship programme offers financial support of a minimum of £10,000 to students pursuing one year postgraduate study in the UK. Students can apply for courses in a range of subjects, at the 41 institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Applications for January 2022 will open on 4 October 2021. All applications must be received by 9am UK time on Monday 13 December 2021. Please contact if you have any queries.

Details of the application process and full terms and conditions are shown below and an application form will be available on this page from 4 October 2021.

Please note that these scholarships are only available to passport holders of: Bangladesh; China; Egypt; Ghana; India; Indonesia; Kenya; Malaysia; Mexico; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; or Thailand, and have a Conditional or Unconditional offer of a place for January 2022.

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

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  • We are delighted to offer three GREAT Scholarships for MSc Public Health, and one GREAT scholarship for MSc International Business Management or MSc Advanced Design and Manufacturing. Each scholarship is valued at £10,000 (including a contribution of £5,000 from the British Council). The scholarships are only available to passport holders of Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka or Thailand, who have a Conditional or Unconditional offer of a place for January 2022. We will only consider applicants who are already holding an offer on one of the eligible courses.

  • Scholarships will be open to target country passport holders only and in respect of China, mainland passport holders only.

    In each country, scholarships are only available in the subjects listed.

    You must be holding an offer to study your chosen course at the University of Northampton, prior to applying for a scholarship.

    If you fail to meet the academic or English Language requirement for your chosen programme, the offer of a scholarship will be withdrawn.

    The scholarship will take the form of a tuition fee discount and cannot be used in conjunction with any other fee discount.

    The scholarship holder will remain liable for the remainder of their tuition fees and living expenses. Current UK government requirements require £1,015 in living costs for each moth of the course, making £9,135 for a course lasting nine months or more. Please refer to for details of maintenance requirements.

    The scholarship is non-refundable in the event of a scholarship holder withdrawing from the course.

    You must be willing to act as an ambassador for UK Higher Education, by promoting the value of studying at a UK university and by becoming an advocate for scholarships.

    You must be willing to act as an advocate for the University of Northampton by contributing to Social Media output, case studies and being featured in print and non-print promotional material.

    You must be willing to attend a networking event of all UK-based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK.

    You must be prepared to demonstrate the value and benefit of your UK experience after graduating by maintaining contact with the British Council and acting as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships, by sharing experiences of studying in the UK with future GREAT scholars.

    As an alumnus of the GREAT Scholarships, you must be willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about your own experience of studying in the UK and at the University of Northampton.

    All decisions made by the University of Northampton and its authorised representatives in regard to the award of GREAT Scholarships are final and binding.

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