Already decided to study in UK? Absolutely a great choice! Well, three out of ten of the world’s top universities are in the UK, including the university in the first place. Being in the top rank in the world, UK’s higher education institutions have a growing reputation in the eyes of international companies. While studying in England, students not only attend classroom sessions but also able to interact with lectures through seminars, discussions and projects. This environment would help students to improve critical thinking skills, creativity and confidence.
Additional benefits next to the academic traditions of various world-famous universities, students will receive access to the most up-to-date facilities for a world-class research. British education will also help you develop the ability and confidence in speaking English, skills that are highly valued by companies worldwide. Whatever brings you here, if you will study for an undergraduate level, boarding schools or further education college, you will be part of a multicultural environment and secure. Education institutions in the UK have a comprehensive service facility that can reliably support student. Seeking for a cultural adventure? UK offers you ranging from music festivals and sports events to an ancient castle and a vibrant nightlife. Finally, what you need to do is start preparing your application to universities. Not forget to mention, If you are looking for a financial support, Chevening Scholarships grant you a promising one.
Focus Scholarship: Master
Scholarship Coverage: Full scholarship
UK Government offers its prestigious global scholarship program – Chevening Sholarships – to support outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year master’s at any UK university. It is funded by the FCO and partner organisations. The scholarship programme is looking for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK. Available in over 160 countries and territories, the scholarships support one-year Master’s degrees in any subject and at any UK university.
Focus Scholarship: Postgraduate
Scholarship Coverage: minimum of £10,000
GREAT Scholarships 2021, launched by the Study UK campaign together with 41 UK universities, supports postgraduate students from Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand to access world-class UK higher education opportunities. Each scholarship offers financial support of a minimum of £10,000 to students pursuing one-year postgraduate study in the UK. The Study UK campaign is delivered by the British Council in partnership with the UK government’s GREAT Britain campaign, which encourages people to visit, invest and study in the UK
GREAT Scholarships 2021 launches on 17 November 2020 in Indonesia. The deadline for applications will vary depending on institutions’ own application deadlines, so applicants should check deadlines with their chosen university. The deadline for universities to select candidates for the GREAT Scholarships is 18 June 2021.
The UK attracts more than 3,000 Indonesian students every year and values the diversity and academic contribution that Indonesian students bring. The UK remains a beacon for learning, celebrated for its role in welcoming students from around the world and creating global citizens. The GREAT scholarships are testament to the UK’s commitment to supporting Indonesian students embarking on their journey to the UK, which will transform their lives and careers, giving each student an experience of a lifetime and insights that are in high global demand.
Objectives of the programme
The GREAT Scholarships are all about encouraging applications from prospective international students to the UK’s world class institutions and providing educational opportunities to students in the target countries. The scholarships programme promotes the UK’s high-quality higher education provision and reinforces the message that the UK continues to welcome the brightest and best international students.
Details of the scholarships
The twelve scholarships are offered across a broad range of subjects, each one worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year postgraduate course.
For the 2021-22 academic year there are postgraduate scholarships available for Indonesian students at the following institutions:
We encourage prospective Indonesian students to apply for this exciting opportunity.
The pandemic has caused understandable uncertainty, but the UK’s world-class universities are continuing to recruit international students and they are going above and beyond to ensure that students’ physical and mental health and wellbeing are prioritised.
Making the decision to leave home and move to another country to study at a university brings challenges for international students, but it also indicates a strong commitment to embrace change and discover new ways of learning.
Don’t forget too that from summer 2021, the Graduate Route will enable international students to stay in the UK and work, or look for work, at any skill level for two years after graduation for undergraduate and master’s students. This rises to three years for PhD students.
Thank you to all of you who work tirelessly to support Indonesian students in fulfilling their UK study dream. We are extremely grateful for your support in promoting the GREAT Scholarships programme.
The below responses can be used to answer queries from applicants to the GREAT Scholarships 2021.
You are eligible to apply for a GREAT scholarship if you:
We welcome applications from students who are committed to their studies and who will able to benefit from studying a postgraduate course at a UK university. We encourage you to apply if you can demonstrate your interest in your chosen subject, through examples of your work or academic experience.
We expect GREAT scholars to attend lectures and tutorials (whether online or in-person, as circumstances allow) and engage with extra-curricular activities. We want you to act as an ambassador for UK higher education by sharing your experiences and promoting the value of studying at a UK university. You may also be asked to attend a networking event with other scholars, to discuss experiences so we can capture perceptions of studying in the UK.
After your studies, we expect you to maintain contact with the British Council and act as an ambassador for GREAT scholarships, by sharing your experiences with future scholars and encouraging others to apply.
Visit the ‘GREAT Scholarships’ pages on the Study UK website and look for your country. Here you will be able to read more information about the universities taking part and the eligibility criteria.
Visit the ‘Find a GREAT Scholarship’ page on the Study UK website and filter by your country. You can browse the universities that are offering GREAT scholarships for your country through this tool. Once you’ve explored the options available to you, visit the university’s site to learn more about how to apply. This will usually mean applying for your chosen course through the university’s own application system.
As part of the application process, you may need to send an essay. Some universities will ask for 500 words on a topic you’ve studied previously and why you found it interesting. This essay will be part of the shortlisting criteria, alongside previous academic achievement, and the potential you show. Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend a video interview with the university’s selection committee.
The shortlisting and interview process will be managed by universities, so please contact your chosen university for more information on the application process.
Yes, you can apply for a GREAT scholarship if you’re currently studying in the UK, as long as you meet the other eligibility requirements.
The deadline for each GREAT scholarship will vary by university, so please check with your chosen institution when the application deadline is.
The deadline for institutions to select candidates for the GREAT Scholarships is 18 June 2021.
The minimum value of each scholarship is £10,000, which goes towards tuition fees only (not other costs of study). However, some scholarships may be worth more, so remember to check the value of each scholarship on the institution’s page through Study UK’s ‘Find a GREAT Scholarship’ page.
Scholarships will be offered at postgraduate taught level (one-year master’s degrees).
You can find out more about the cost of studying in the UK on the Study UK website.
Yes, you can apply to more than one university that offers GREAT scholarships.
There are many scholarships available for international students considering UK study. Please see Study UK’s scholarships page for more information.
Many universities also offer their own scholarship programmes. We suggest browsing institutions that you might be interested in to see if there are further scholarships you could apply to.
If you’re applying for an undergraduate course, find out more about undergraduate scholarships for international students on the UCAS website.
You can find out everything you need to know about studying in the UK on the Study UK website.
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:
We expect scholars to attend lectures and tutorials and engage with extra-curricular activities during their studies.
We want our scholars to act as ambassadors for UK higher education by sharing their experiences and promoting the value of studying at a UK university.