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GREAT Britain Scholarship - Thailand

This year, in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, The University of Warwick is offering one GREAT Britain Scholarship - Thailand, to the value of £15,000 for any master’s taught programme.

The GREAT Britain Campaign is the UK government’s initiative to promote the UK internationally as a GREAT place to visit, study and do business. The British Council is a partner in the campaign to raise awareness and promote UK’s strengths in education, English language and the arts.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a Thai national residing in Thailand
  • Be applying for a master’s taught course at the University to begin Autumn 2020 and be assessed as international for fee purposes.
  • Have received a conditional offer and have accepted this before the deadline date of 30 April 2020.
  • Must not be in receipt of funding, either from Warwick or from another external funding body.

Successful candidates are expected to:

  • Be active in the field with work experience or with a proven interest in the proposed subject are
  • Be willing to embody the UK Higher Education experience, by attending lectures and tutorials and engaging with extra-curricular activities, and act as an ambassador for UK Higher Education, by promoting the value of studying at a UK HEI
  • Be willing to establish an engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
  • Represent the high standards of the GREAT brand by becoming an advocate for scholarships
  • Be willing to attend a networking event of all UK-based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK

 On return to Thailand:

  • Be willing to demonstrate future contribution to capacity-building and socio-economic advancement through the benefits achieved after graduating from UK higher education
  • Be willing to maintain contact with the British Council and act as an ambassador for the GREAT Scholarships, by sharing experiences of studying in the UK with future GREAT scholars
  • As an alumnus of the GREAT Scholarships, be willing to occasionally speak to potential candidates about your experience of studying in the UK.

 

How to apply:

Applications for the British Council GREAT scholarship-Thailand must be submitted online here. As part of your application you will need to upload an essay explaining in no more than 500 words why you think you are a strong candidate for the GREAT Scholarship - Thailand, how this scholarship will help you achieve your career goals and contribute to capacity-building and socio-economic advancement in your country.

The University awards scholarship on the basis of academic merit and information provided on your application to the University as well as your scholarship application forms. You may be contacted for additional information.


The University of Warwick reserves the right not to allocate the award if the selection panel identifies no suitable candidates.


The British Council GREAT Scholarship is subject to full terms and conditions which will be provided to successful candidates at the point of award.


If you have any questions regarding this scholarship, or other postgraduate scholarships available at Warwick, please contact sponsors@warwick.ac.uk


Deadline:

30th April 2020

Applications are now closed.