In order to support more Indonesian students to study in the UK, the British Council, together with 12 UK universities, has launched the GREAT Scholarships 2020 – Indonesia campaign. With 12 postgraduate scholarships on offer, the total value of Indonesia’s scholarship scheme is £130,000. The single value of each scholarship is a minimum of £10,000. This scholarship scheme will offer an exciting opportunity for Indonesian students wishing to get financial support to pursue postgraduate level study in the UK. Students can apply for courses in a range of subjects including law, business, art and design, biosciences, IT and more, at the 12 participating institutions across the UK. 

Key Highlights

  • Each individual scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000
  • 12 UK higher education institutions are offering 12 postgraduate scholarships to Indonesian students
  • A wide range of subjects including law, business, art and design, biosciences, IT and more
No University Name Scholarship Offered Key Introduction
1 University of Bradford 1 (one) worth £10,000 All Subjects The University of Bradford, UK, is one of the world’s great technology universities, providing high-quality teaching, underpinned by cutting-edge research with practical applications to solve tomorrow’s problems. Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, the University of Bradford received its Royal Charter in 1966 becoming Britain’s 40th University. The University is committed to helping all its students to lead fulfilling lives, become global citizens, and make a difference to the world. 
2 University of Bristol 1 (one) worth £10,000 All subjects With over 6,500 international students from over 140 countries, the University of Bristol has one of the largest and most vibrant international communities in the UK. Founded in 1900, the University of Bristol is a Russell Group institution and is consistently listed as a top 20 university in the UK league tables. The University of Bristol is ranked 49th in the QS World University Rankings 2020, cementing its position as a global top 100 university
3 Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust at the University of Cambridge 1 (one) worth £20,000 All Masters subjects, except MBA and MFin Cambridge has attracted many of the very best minds since it was first established in 1209.  It comprises more than 20,000 students, including 7,500 graduate students (of whom about 50% are from outside the UK). The University and its 31 Colleges are spread throughout the city.  Masters courses are challenging.  But if you have the commitment, ability and motivation, you can expect great rewards - exhilarating intellectual satisfaction and a capability much sought after by employers in industry, academia and other sectors.
4 University of Dundee 1 (one) worth  £10,000All postgraduate taught programmes With over 16,000students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution. The University has an excellent reputation and Dundee is a great place to be a student, named the best city to live in Scotland (The Scotsman 2019). We are one of the UK’s top 30 universities (The Guardian University Guide 2020) and our international student satisfaction is ranked at 2nd in the UK (International Student Barometer 2018).
5 University of Glasgow 1 (one) worth £10,000Arts and Humanities, Life Sciences, Social Sciences (excluding business management), Physical Sciences, Chemistry and Geography The University of Glasgow has 28,000 students from over 140 countries, making this one of the most diverse university communities in the UK. As a Russell Group institution, the university excels in both researching and teaching across it’s  comprehensive portfolio of subjects. Glasgow has been named the world’s friendliest city (Rough Guides 2019), and with an international airport just 15 minutes from the campus, this is an excellent base from which to explore the rest of the UK and Europe. 
6 Imperial College London 1 (one) worth £10,000For subject Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine Imperial College London is the only university in the UK to focus exclusively on science, medicine, engineering and business. The result is a specialist community where you can find lots of like-minded people who share your passion for the things that you’re interested in.Founded in 1907, Imperial is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and is consistently ranked amongst the top 10 best universities in the world.Our world leading reputation and location in an iconic global city help us to attract the world’s brightest and best minds – coming from over 140 countries at last count. This contributes to our top 10 ranking in Times Higher Education Most international universities in the world 2019.Our degrees open doors to a world of research discovery that is focused on making the world a safer, cleaner, healthier and better place to live. They’re also supported by a free programme of professional development to help you continually develop as a researcher and gain skills that will be highly valued by employers around the world.
7 University of Leeds 1 (one) worth £10,000All Subjects University of Leeds – prestigious Russell Group university in one of the UK’s most exciting and student-friendly cities. Top 100 university in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2020)The University of Leeds is one of the most prestigious universities in the UK and has been one of the most popular university choices for students from Thailand for many years. 3rd in the UK for student experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) we are renowned for the quality of our learning, teaching and research. Located in the heart of a vibrant, affordable and student-friendly city, Leeds has over 33,000 students from 151 different countries and one of the widest ranges of degrees in the UK.  Students can choose subjects from over 500 undergraduate courses including medicine and dentistry, business, marketing, engineering, media, law, international relations, food science, English, fashion, art and design and more. International Foundation Year is available for students who pass the MAW 6. Leeds is a lively, multicultural city in the centre of the UK, with the University campus just a 10-minute walk from the city centre. We have everything you’d expect from one of the UK’s largest and fastest-growing cities and we’re surrounded by beautiful, accessible countryside. Leeds is also the 2nd largest business centre in the UK after London and one of the most popular student cities in the UK.
8 University of Nottingham 1 (one) worth £10,000All Subjects Unlock your potential in a world of academic excellence, pioneering research and outstanding career opportunities. Nottingham is a Russell Group university, rated 'gold' in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017-18), and ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the Research Excellence Framework (2014). More than 47,500 students from 150 countries study at our award-winning campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, where you will find excellent facilities for study, leisure, sport and faith.
9 Nottingham Trent University 1 (one) worth £10,000All Subjects Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is recognised as one of the UK’s truly outstanding universities.Over 3,500 international students from over 150 countries create a dynamic student community.NTU is the Guardian University of the Year, 2019 and has received a number of prestigious accolades
10 Sheffield Hallam University 1 (one) worth £10,000All subjects Sheffield Hallam is a welcoming community of students and staff from more than 120 countries. With more than 31,000 students, we are among the largest universities in the UK. We offer exceptional teaching across 700 programmes at foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree level.  We embed work experience and real-world case studies into our teaching, so you have many opportunities to put your learning into practice. The Guardian University Guide 2020 ranked Sheffield Hallam 55th in the country overall, up from 70th last year.  


11 University of Stirling 1 (one) worth £10,000 for subjects:MSc Sustainable Aquaculture, MSc Environmental Management, MSc Strategic Sustainable Business At the University of Stirling, being the difference is in our DNA, that's why we're regularly recognised across the globe for excellence and world-class student experience. We’ve been awarded 5 Stars in the QS World University Rankings 2018 for our teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities and inclusiveness.  Our dynamic community of staff and students from more than 120 countries and small class sizes help to ensure you benefit from world-class teaching from our leading academics
12 University of York 1 (one) worth £10,000All subjects The University of York is a leading UK university, creating independent critical thinkers through a culture of academic excellence and groundbreaking research. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group we are committed to research-led teaching, providing a supportive and inclusive learning experience for our students and developing our unrivalled links with industry. With 18,000 students from 140+ countries you will be part of a thriving global campus being taught by world leading academics who design courses to inspire and support you to graduation and beyond.We offer a wide range of degree courses in Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. You will be challenged with big ideas and be encouraged to think differently by academics whose research is changing the world. You will benefit from outstanding teaching and learning outcomes, demonstrated by our Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award.You will make friends through our accommodation college system which provides an instant social life and a secure supportive environment, your home from home whether you live on or off campus. Our beautiful parkland campus provides more than just accommodation. You can take part in the many social, academic and sporting activities, access welfare support if you need it and meet new people! Explore our city of contrasts and discover our historical and contemporary city which was named the best place to live in Britain by The Sunday Times in 2018. York is a flourishing city with a wide array of shops, museums, festivals, sporting and cultural activities, restaurants and cafes.With a population of 200,000 it is big enough to feel lively but small enough to feel like home.

Steps for applicants: 

Step 1: Check your eligibility

  • Are you an Indonesian passport holder?
  • Do you plan to pursue a master’s degree in the UK?
  • Does the course you have applied for, or are applying for, start in the autumn of 2020?

Step 2: Browse the universities/scholarships listed and visit the university’s website for more information

Step 3: Apply for individual scholarships following the instructions given on the scholarship web pages of the individual universities 

Step 4: Successful applicants will be informed by the individual universities directly 

Step 5: Funding for the scholarships will be issued to successful applicants by the individual universities after registration

* This page will soon be updated with further information