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This scholarship scheme is part of the “GREAT Scholarships 2019 – East Asia” campaign, which has been launched by the British Council together with 28 UK universities to support more students in East Asia to get access to the excellent UK higher education opportunities.

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University of Southampton – GREAT Scholarships 2019 – East Asia

This year, in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, the University of Southampton will be offering two scholarships to students in China applying for postgraduate taught courses in all subject areas commencing their studies in September 2019.  We are also offering a scholarship to students in Thailand applying for postgraduate taught courses in eligible subject areas, also commencing studies in September 2019.

The total value of the scholarship scheme is nearly £1 million. This scholarship scheme will offer an exciting opportunity for East Asian students wishing to get financial support to pursue study on degree levels in the UK. Students can apply for courses in subjects including engineering, law, business, art and design, biosciences, IT and more, at the 28 institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

University of Southampton – GREAT Scholarships 2019 – China

Scheme Summary

Scholarship Value: £10,000 fee discount

Number of scholarships available: Two

Study Level: Postgraduate taught (Masters)

Application deadline: 31 January 2019

 

Eligibility

  • Have an admissions offer letter for a postgraduate taught programme at the University of Southampton for September 2019 entry
  • Chinese national (passport holder of China) 

How to apply

1.    Apply to a masters level programme at the University of Southampton using the online form.

2.    Complete the scholarship expression of interest form.

3.    Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by mid-March. Successful candidates will then be asked to complete a full scholarship application form and to provide:

 

Deadline: 31 January 2019

 

Incomplete applications, or those that do not meet eligibility criteria will be removed from the selection process. 

Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by May 2019 and scholarships will be issued by October 2019.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2019, please visit the British Council’s country website in your country. 

 

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University of Southampton – GREAT Scholarships 2019 – Thailand

Scheme Summary

Scholarship Value: £20,000

Number of scholarships available: One

Study Level: Postgraduate taught (Masters)

Application deadline: 31 March 2019 (Midnight GMT)

 

Eligibility

How to apply

1.    Apply to an eligible masters level programme at the University of Southampton using the online form.

2.    Complete the scholarship expression of interest form.

3.    Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in April 2019. Successful candidates will then be asked to complete a full scholarship application form and to provide:

       University of Southampton admissions offer letter
       English proficiency test certificate. Find a list of eligible test providers here
       Most recent Undergraduate degree transcript translated into English

Deadline: 31 March 2019 (Midnight GMT)

Incomplete applications, or those that do not meet eligibility criteria will be removed from the selection process. 

Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by May 2019 and scholarships will be issued by October 2019.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2019, please visit the British Council's country website, where you will find the information both in Thai and in English.
 

International Voices blog

Every year, the University of Southampton welcomes a number of scholars from a variety of scholarship schemes. You can read about their experiences in Southampton on our International Voices blog.

Contact us

To request further information about the GREAT scholarships at Southampton, please contact the International Office at international@southampton.ac.uk

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