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British Council GREAT East Asia (China and Malaysia)

4 x £10,000 for Chinese applicants
3 x £10,000 for Malaysian applicants

Together with the British Council we are delighted to offer 7 dedicated scholarships of £10,000 to Chinese and Malaysian passport holders, available to applicants applying for a taught master's programme based at one of our UK campuses. The University of Kent has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world, including China and Malaysia, and is pleased to be working in partnership with the British Council this year.

This scholarship scheme is part of the “GREAT Scholarships 2019 - East Asia” campaign, which has been launched by the British Council together with 28 UK universities to support more students in East Asia to get access to excellent UK higher education opportunities.

The total value of the scholarship scheme is nearly £1 million. This scholarship scheme will offer an exciting opportunity for Chinese and Malaysian students to get financial support to study in the UK.  Students can apply for courses in subjects including business, architecture, actuarial science, law, psychology and more, at the 28 institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2019, please visit the British Council’s website in your country.


  • Open to Chinese and Malaysian passport holders only, assessed as an overseas fee payer
  • Applicants must have received a conditional offer and have accepted this before the deadline date of 31 May 2019

How to apply

To be considered for the scholarship, please apply for the international scholarship as per the instructions on the following page: https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/search/FNADINTAMA02.  All eligible applicants who have submitted their international scholarship application by 31 May will then also be considered for the GREAT East Asia Scholarship awards of £10,000.


Please note that the deadline for 2019 has passed. Details for 2020 will be added if and when available.

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