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University of Northampton GREAT Scholarships 2021

UON GREAT scholarships for International students

Bangladesh, China, Ghana, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka

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 September 2021 have now closed. Please contact if you have any queries.

Details of the application process and full terms and conditions are shown below.

Please note that applicants should be passport holders of Bangladesh, China, Ghana, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

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 the following GREAT Scholarships, each to the value of £10,000 (including a contribution of £5,000 from the British Council).


    For applicants from Bangladesh we are offering one scholarship in MSc Public Health.


    For applicants from China we are offering two scholarships in either MSc International Business Management or MSc Advanced Design and Manufacturing.


    For applicants from Ghana we are offering two scholarships in either Molecular Bioscience or  MSc Public Health.


    For applicants from India we are offering one scholarship in MSc Business Analytics, MSc Advanced Design and Manufacturing or MSc Physiotherapy.


    For applicants from Nepal we are offering one scholarship in MSc Physiotherapy.

    Sri Lanka

    For applicants from Sri Lanka we are offering one scholarship in MSc Physiotherapy.

  • 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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