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India GREAT scholarships

The British Council India is collaborating with 40 UK institutions to offer nearly 200 jointly-funded GREAT Education scholarships for Indian students to pursue studies in the UK in 2017.

2017 Southampton GREAT scholarships

The University of Southampton will be offering four scholarships for Indian students who wish to start an undergraduate degree in September 2017.   Each scholarship will have a value of £8,500 and will be offered for the 2017-18 academic year only.  Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic merit and the scholarship application form.

These scholarships are not compatible with other University of Southampton scholarships.


31 May 2017

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must be:

For full details see the guidance notes below.

Eligible programmes (as at 30 January 2017)

The following Bachelors undergraduate programmes will be eligible:

BA programmes:
BA Archaeology and AnthropologyBA English Language and LinguisticsBA English Literature, Language and Linguistics;  BA Film and EnglishBA Film Studies; BA GeographyBA Music and ManagementBA Philosophy, Ethics and Religion

BEng programmes:
BEng Acoustical Engineering; BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering; BEng Ship Science

BSc programmes:
BSc Acoustics with Music; BSc Chemistry; BSc Criminology; BSc Criminology and Psychology; BSc Economics; BSc Economics and Finance; BSc Geography; BSc International Relations; BSc Marine Biology with Oceanography; BSc Mathematical Studies; BSc Mathematics; BSc Mathematics with Actuarial ScienceBSc Mathematics with Finance; BSc Mathematics with Statistics; BSc MORSE (Maths, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics); BSc Oceanography; BSc Oceanography with Physical Geography; BSc PhysicsBSc Politics; BSc Politics and Economics; BSc Politics and International Relations; BSc Population and Geography; BSc Psychology; BSc Psychology with LawBSc Social Policy and Criminology; BSc Sociology; BSc Sociology and Anthropology; BSc Sociology and CriminologyBSc Sociology and Social Policy

The following four year integrated Masters programmes for undergraduate students will also be eligible: 

MArch Archaeology
MBioChem Master of Biochemistry
MChem Chemistry with MathsMChem Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences
MEng Acoustical EngineeringMEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering; MEng Ship Science
MPhys PhysicsMPhys Physics with AstronomyMPhys Physics with MathematicsMPhys Physics with NanotechnologyMPhys Physics with PhotonicsMPhys Physics with Particle Physics
MSci Chemistry and BiochemistryMSci Marine BiologyMSci Oceanography with French

How to apply

Applicants should read the guidance notes below.  Completed application forms and supporting documents should be sent to the International Office at by 31 May 2017.

Contact us

To request further information about the GREAT scholarships at Southampton, please contact the International Office at

Useful links

British Council India - GREAT Scholarships 2017

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