British Council GREAT Scholarships for Nigerian Students 2024/25

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerian students for British Council GREAT Scholarships commencing for the 2024-25 academic year. This program is a Postgraduate scholarship are available to students from Nigeria.

GREAT Scholarships offer students the opportunity to receive £10,000 towards their tuition fees for a wide range of one-year taught postgraduate courses in the 2024-25 academic year at universities across the UK.


  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): British Council
  • Host Institution(s): Universities across the UK
  • Funding Amount: £10,000 towards their tuition fees
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Postgraduates
  • Nationality: Nigerian Students

    Eligibility Criteria

    To be eligible for British Council GREAT Scholarships, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

      • Applicants must be a citizen of Nigeria.
      • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree, be motivated, and have an interest in the proposed subject area
      • Meet the English language requirement of the UK HEI
      • Establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
      • Be willing to attend a networking event of all UK based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK
      • Be willing to maintain contact with the British Council and their HEI and act as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships
      • As an alumnus of the GREAT Scholarships, be willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about their own experience of studying in the UK

        Application Procedures

        How-to-Apply: Interested applicants seeking for British Council GREAT Scholarships for Nigerian Students, applicants should follow these steps:

        • Visit the university page of your choice at the official webpage to find out more information and then follow the link through to the university’s website.
        • Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on each universities’ scholarship webpages.
        • The deadline to apply for a GREAT Scholarship varies according to each institution. For details on individual institutions’ deadlines, please see the institution page
        • Successful scholars will be informed by individual universities on the result of their applications.
        • Scholarship funding will be issued to successful scholars by individual universities after registration. 

        Application Deadline: Not Specified

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