Applicants MUST first apply for a relevant taught programme of study and be in receipt of an offer of a place of study to be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applications without these will be rejected.
These awards are only available to taught Masters applicants who are liable to pay academic fees at the International fee rate;
Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the University’s English Language requirements by 10 May 2020. Some Schools require a standard of English higher than the University minimum. You should have a valid test result, which is no more than two years old by your official start date at the University of Leeds.
Once you are in receipt of your Student Application ID and study offer, complete the online application form.
Please contact the International Office with any queries relating to the GREAT Scholarships.
Please note that, due to the large volume of applications, the International Office will not enter into any correspondence regarding the progress of an application until the outcome is known.
Applicants must be self-funding and not in receipt of other fee scholarships, new to the University of Leeds and classified as international for tuition fee purposes. You must not be in receipt of any other University of Leeds award.
Awards must be taken up in September 2020
The decision of the selection panel is final and no appeals will be considered
Applicants must be Indonesian passport holders
Profile of a GREAT Scholar
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
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
Willing to attend a networking event of all UK-based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK
Willing to demonstrate future contribution to capacity-building and socio-economic advancement through the benefits achieved after graduating from UK higher education
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, willing occasionally to speak to potential candidates about his or her own experience of studying in the UK
How are the scholarships awarded?
Candidates will be selected by the selection panel on the basis of:
Academic grades – The selection panel will look at previous academic performance and future predicted grades.
Essay – Please produce an essay outlining in no more than 500 words why the University of Leeds should award you with a scholarship and why you would like to study in the City of Leeds.
Personal Statement – Please provide a personal statement demonstrating your leadership qualities and potential to become a Study UK Ambassador (no more than 500 words)