GREAT Scholarships for a Sustainable Future 2021

Funding towards tuition fees for three postgraduate applicants. In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign.

Three scholarships of £10,000 are available, which must be used towards the cost of tuition fees for a qualifying master's degree.

These scholarships are for widening access to UK higher education. Applications from students from marginalised groups are particularly welcomed.


You can apply if you:

  • are a national and passport holder of one of the following countries:
    • Nigeria
    • Pakistan
    • Vietnam
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes;

Application process

Apply using the International Scholarships online application form. You can find more details about this form in our guidance on how to apply for international scholarships.

Please read the terms and conditions before applying.

How to apply

What we are looking for

Your answers to the questions on the application form will be used to assess your application. Here are some tips about what we are looking for and what to consider.

Attributes and accomplishments

We are looking for someone who is active in their field of study. Tell us about your work experience and accomplishments, and what makes you passionate about your work.

Great ambassadors

We are looking for scholars with great ambassadorial potential. Tell us how you will promote your field of work and inspire the next generation. Have you been doing this already? Explain how you want to engage and represent your work and studies.

Think Big

We are looking for scholars who have big ideas and want to contribute to future capacity-building and socio-economic advancement in the climate change space. What are your plans and how will you do this?


Applications will close at 10 am UK time on Monday 29 March 2021.

Assessment process

Successful applicants will be contacted on or before 26 April 2021.

Unsuccessful applicants will be notified shortly after.

Further details

If you apply for this scholarship, you will also automatically be considered for the Think Big Postgraduate Scholarship. You do not need to submit two separate applications.

The application process is the same as for the Think Big scholarships so the terms and conditions and FAQs are also the same:

Terms and conditions
Frequently asked questions

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