GREAT-QMUL Scholarship 2019 - India

About the award

Level: Masters
Course: Eligible 1 Year Full-time Master's programmes
Country: India
Value: Tuition fee waiver
No. of awards: 35 across all UK HEIs
Deadline: 8th May 2019

More information

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The jointly funded scholarships will cover the tuition fees for selected 1 year full-time Master’s courses in our Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences and Medicine and Dentistry. Queen Mary and the British Council each contribute 50% of the tuition fee.

Please note that there is no contribution to living stipend. The scholar will therefore need to secure additional funding in order to be able to take up their studies at Queen Mary. For further details of the requirements set out by UK Visas and Immigration, please see –



To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Have studied in India at the school /college level
  • Not have studied abroad previously
  • Hold an Indian passport, and be resident in India at the time of application
  • Have received a conditional or unconditional offer for one of the eligible Master’s programmes prior to May 8th
  • Have submitted your application for the Scholarship by May 8th (see applicaiton guidelines below)


Eligible Courses

The scholarships will be available for Master’s courses in the following academic schools within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences*:

  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Economics and Finance
  • School of English and Drama
  • School of History
  • School of Languages Linguistics and films
  • School of Politics and International Relations

*Jointly taught programmes within these Schools will not be eligible for funding.

AND the following Master’s programmes in the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

  • MSc Biomedical Sciences (Medical Microbiology)
  • MSc Global Health and Policy
  • MSc Global Health Systems Theory and Policy
  • MSc Global Health Law and Governance
  • MSc International Primary Care
  • MSc Migration Culture and Global Health
  • MSc Neuroscience and Translational Medicine programme
  • MSc Regenerative Medicine


Application guidelines

In order to be considered for this Scholarship you are required to have an offer of study by 8th May. We encourage you to make an application to your chosen study a few weeks in advance to allow time to process your application.

Scholarship applications will be received up until May 8th. Please see the application link below, where you will be directed to an application form.

QMUL will nominate up to 3 students for the joint scholarship to the British Council by mid May, after which nominees willl  be contacted by the British Council India to make a formal application (deadline for submission of formal application will be 31st may).

The British Council will make the final decision as to which students will receive awards at the beginning of July and inform successful awardees.


Subject areas promoted by the British Council India

1. Social Sciences and Development Studies

2. Humanities

3. Art – Visual and creative

4. Public Administration, Governance and Social Policy

5. Biological Sciences/ Life sciences

6. Math, Statistics and Data Sciences

7. Gender Studies and Ageing

8. Climate change, Sustainability and Environmental Science

9. Natural and Physical Sciences

10. Public Health and Behavioural science

11. Engineering and technology

12. Urban planning and infrastructure development

13. Education

14. Human rights

15. Conflict Resolution/Peace Studies.


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If you have any questions about how to apply for the QMUL-GREAT Scholarship, please contact the International Office who will be able to help:

Global Engagement Office
Postgraduate Recruitment, Scholarships and Sponsor Relations Manager
CB110 Queens' Building