GREAT Scholarship 2019 – China

British Council china scholarshipThis 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  excellent UK higher education opportunities.

With 55 postgraduate scholarships on offer, the total value of China scholarship scheme is over £600,000. The single value of each scholarship is min £10,000. This scholarship scheme will offer an exciting opportunity for Chinese students wishing to get financial support to pursue postgraduate level study in the UK. Students can apply for courses in a range of subjects including engineering, law, business, art and design, biosciences, IT and more, at the 24 participating institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Which courses are included?

The University of Buckingham is offering a total of two scholarships to students from China starting their degree in January 2020 worth £10,000 each. These are available to study on the following degree programmes:

Who is eligible to apply?

Applications will be considered from applicants who meet the following entry requirements:

  • Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree
  • IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
  • Chinese passport holder

Application instructions

Prospective students should complete an online application form via our main admissions system. The application form can be found by clicking on the course link above.

In the section ‘who will be paying your fees’ please note ‘GREAT’.

The deadline to apply for the GREAT Scholarship is 1 October 2019.

Each scholarship is worth £10,000 which will be discounted from the course tuition fees.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2019 – China campaign, please visit