Postgraduate study

GREAT China Scholarships 2018

This year, in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, Loughborough University will be offering 5 scholarships of £5000 per year to Chinese students applying for PhD programmes in all subject areas.

In order to support more Chinese students to study in the UK, the British Council, together with 31 UK universities, has launched the GREAT Scholarships 2018 – China campaign. With 145 postgraduate scholarships on offer, the total value of the scholarship scheme is nearly £1 million. This new scholarship scheme will offer an exciting opportunity for Chinese students wishing to get financial support to pursue postgraduate study in the UK. Students can apply for postgraduate courses in subjects including engineering, law, business, art and design, biosciences, IT and more, at 31 institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The GREAT China Scholarship funding details

A tuition fee scholarship of £5000 per year for three years, plus £400 travel bursary in the first year

Application deadline

The deadline for applications for enrolment in 2018/19 is 31 January 2018.

Please note that applicants should be Chinese passport holders

How to apply

In order to apply, applicants should:

  1. Apply online http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/apply/research/ using the reference GREAT CHI
  2. Email doctoralcollege@lboro.ac.uk with the following information;

Name, Application Reference number, Date of Birth

Please title email: GREAT China Scholarship 2018

Successful award holders are to be informed by 31 March 2018

Further information

For guidance on how to apply, please contact Zoe Chritchlow.  For more information on the GREAT China Scholarships 2018 – China campaign, please visit the British Council website.