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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.

Chevening Scholarships

Focus Scholarship: Master

Competition: worldwide

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.


  • Hold a citizenship of a Chevening-eligible country 
  • Hold an undergraduate degree 
  • Have at least two years’ work experience 
  • Not have previously received UK government funding to study in the UK 
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement 
  • Hold an unconditional offer letter from at least one of three course choices

GREAT Scholarships 2021 – Indonesia

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:

  • Imperial College London
  • Royal Academy of Music
  • Royal Agricultural University
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Teesside University
  • Ulster University
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of Reading
  • University of Stirling
  • University of York

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.

GREAT Scholarships 2021 – Frequently Asked Questions

The below responses can be used to answer queries from applicants to the GREAT Scholarships 2021.

  • Am I eligible for a GREAT scholarship? 

You are eligible to apply for a GREAT scholarship if you:

  • are a passport holder from one of the following countries: Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand
  • have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university
  • can meet the academic and English language requirements of the UK university you apply to

  • What is expected of me as a GREAT scholar?

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.

  • How do I find out more information about GREAT scholarships for my own country? 

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.

  • How do I apply for a GREAT scholarship?

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.

  • Can I apply if I’m already studying in the UK?

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.

  • When is the deadline to apply for a GREAT scholarship? 

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.

  • How much of my tuition fees does the GREAT scholarship cover?

 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).


  • How much does it cost to study in the UK? 

 You can find out more about the cost of studying in the UK on the Study UK website.

  • Can I apply for multiple GREAT scholarships at different universities?

Yes, you can apply to more than one university that offers GREAT scholarships.


  • This scholarship isn’t for me. Are there any other scholarships available?

 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.

  • Where can I find more information about studying in the UK?

 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:

  • be a citizen of Indonesia.
  • have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to enter a postgraduate (taught) programme in a UK university
  • be motivated and academically able to follow a UK postgraduate course
  • active in the field with work experience or proven interest in the subject area
  • meet the English language requirement of the UK university

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.