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University of East Anglia 2023/24 GREAT Scholarship, UK

The University of East Anglia is currently receiving scholarship applications from qualified candidates who wish to further their education in the United Kingdom (UK).

Why East Anglia?

UEA is a world top 200 and globally renowned university situated in the traditional English City of Norwich, just an hour from Cambridge and 90 minutes from London. Founded in 1963, UEA is home to 17,000 students, around 3,500 of which join us from 120 countries.

We drive diversity and reward academic rigour by providing an excellent scholarship scheme to our international cohort, with over £18m worth of scholarships offered to students in 2021. We are committed to excellent career guidance and enhanced employability. Furthermore, we offer all students access to our careers support service for up to three years after they graduate.

The University of East Anglia has six GREAT Scholarships, each worth £10,000, available for the 2023-24 academic year for students from:

  • Bangladesh (one scholarship)
  • China (one scholarship)
  • Ghana (one scholarship)
  • Thailand (one scholarship)
  • Turkey (one scholarship)
  • Vietnam (one scholarship)

The scholarships are for any taught master’s programme.


The Great Scholarships are open to all passport holding nationals of the above countries who hold an offer of a place on a UEA postgraduate taught degree for September 2023 entry. These scholarships cannot be awarded in combination with any other UEA award.

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, please contact us at

What does it cover? 

There are six scholarships of £10,000 available, one for each country.  Scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.

Type of Course: Postgraduate Taught

Funding Type: Tuition Fees

School/Faculty: Any

How To Apply 

  • Applications to this award will take the form of a video submission.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships, please visit the British Council’s website.

Important Information

These awards are designed to reward applicants who have been offered a place to study with UEA and who can clearly and concisely explain how studying here at UEA will help them to make an outstanding contribution to their chosen field of study.​

Applications to the GREAT awards with UEA are to be submitted via video.

We would like you to film your response to the following two questions:

  • Tell us how the course you have chosen will equip you with the transferable skills required to meet your future career aspirations
  • Consider the different social and extra-curricular opportunities available to you at UEA, and outline how you may engage with these in order to enhance your experience, and those of your fellow students.
  • Submissions should be .mp4 format, filmed in standard definition (not HD or UHD) and no longer than 2 minutes in length.
  • This is an opportunity to go beyond your supporting statement and tell us why UEA is the right university for you.

We are looking for original, engaging responses that show what you will bring to the UEA community during your studies and beyond.  You should be able to prove a track record of community contribution through volunteering or extra-curricular activity, and research the opportunities that UEA can offer.

We would encourage you to submit your scholarship application as soon as you feel it is ready. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, meaning that the sooner you apply, the sooner you will find out whether you have been successful.

When applying for this scholarship, you must already be in possession of a conditional or unconditional offer for a degree course starting at UEA in September 2023. Your offer should state that you are an international fee-paying student.

Applicants in receipt of another UEA scholarship or award should note that scholarships are exclusive.  In a situation where a candidate is offered multiple awards the greater amount will be offered.

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