Education is GREAT India Scholarships

A joint initiative to support exceptional students from India in furthering their education in the UK.

Scholarship details

Education is GREAT India Scholarships are a joint initiative between the British Council and UK Universities to support exceptional students from India in furthering their education in the UK and become brand ambassadors for UK Higher Education in India.

Edinburgh Napier University will grant four awards in 2017/8 each to the value of £7,000. Successful candidates will receive the award as a reduction in their overall tuition fee and will therefore not be eligible for any other University scholarship such as the South Asia Scholarships. 

Eligibility criteria

To be considered, applicants must:

  • display the relevant academic and English language criteria of their chosen course by having a conditional or unconditional offer of study to Edinburgh Napier University in place by the 28th March 2017 deadline  

How to apply

Applicants who meet all the eligibility criteria above by 28th March 2017 will be assessed by a university panel and shortlisted based on their overall academic profile, including supporting documentation such as references and personal statements.

Candidates will be emailed with notification they have been shortlisted by 28th April 2017 with further information.

There is no requirement to contact the University to ask to be put forward for nomination.

The successful candidate will be notified before 30th June 2017.

Application deadline

28th March 2017

Further information

For more information please visit the British Council India website or contact