GREAT Scholarships for Nigerian Students 2023 – University of Edinburgh

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GREAT Scholarships 2023 for Nigerian Students to study at the University of Edinburgh!

When is the Application Deadline:

  • The scholarship deadline for The GREAT China, India and Nigeria is Thursday 30th March 2023, 23:59 BST.
  • The scholarship deadline for The GREAT Turkey and Vietnam is Monday 1st May 2023, 23:59 BST.

Tell Me About GREAT Scholarships:

GREAT Scholarships 2023, launched by the British Council’s Study UK campaign together with a number of other UK universities, supports students from 18 countries to access world-class UK higher education opportunities. The Study UK campaign is offering 150 scholarships from UK universities to students across 18 countries around the world.

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The scholarship programme offers financial support of a minimum of £10,000 to students pursuing one year postgraduate study in the UK. Students can apply for courses in a range of subjects, at the 41 institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Which Fields are Eligible?

Applicants from China

  • MSc Mathematical Physics
  • MSc Theoretical Physics
  • MSc Particle & Nuclear Physics

Applicants from India

  • MSc Computational Applied Mathematics
  • MSc Operational Research
  • MSc Operational Research with Computational Optimization
  • MSc Operational Research with Data Science
  •  MSc Operational Research with Risk
  • MSc Statistics with Data Science
  • MSc Statistics and Operational Research

Applicants from Turkey

  • MSc Banking Innovation and Risk Analytics
  • MSc Climate Change Finance and Investment

Applicants from Nigeria

MSc Electrical Power Engineering

Applicants from Vietnam

  • MSc Banking Innovation and Risk Analytics
  • MSc Climate Change Finance and Investment

What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply for GREAT Scholarships AT EDINBURGH?

At the University of Edinburgh, the Scholarships will be awarded to nationals and residents of China, India, Nigeria, Turkey and Vietnam who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for an eligible one-year on campus postgraduate Masters programme of study.  The tables below set out the eligibility criteria per programme and the applicable scholarship application which can be located within MyEd (further information can be found under Applying). 

How are Applicants Selected?

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree. 

Which Countries are Eligible?


Where will Award be Taken?

University of Edinburgh

How Many Scholarships will be Given?


What is the Benefit of GREAT Scholarships AT EDINBURGH?

Each scholarship will award an amount of £10,000 which will be deducted from your tuition fees and will be tenable for one academic year.

How Long will the Program Last?

1 academic year

How to Apply for GREAT Scholarships for Justice and Law:

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 21st April 2022.

In order to gain access to the scholarship application system applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.  Please note that, following the submission of an application for admission, it can take up to ten working days for all system checks to be completed and for access to be granted.

The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal at

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to

It is important to go through all application requirements before applying.


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