GREAT Scholarships 2018

Internal / external funding: Internal
Type of funding: Scholarship (September 2018 only)
Nationality: Peoples Republic of China
Amount: Four awards each worth £5,500 against the chosen programme’s fees
Level of study: Postgraduate


This year, in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, Regent's University London will be offering four scholarships to Chinese students applying for Postgraduate courses in Business and Management.  

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.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2018 – China campaign, please visit their website.


This scholarship is awarded through competition.

To enter the competition for the Regent’s University London GREAT Scholarships 2018 – China, you should first meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are an Chinese national holding a Chinese passport
  • You hold an unconditional offer of a place on one of the eligible postgraduate programmes at Regent’s for September 2018 intake
  • You have achieved a first class degree (minimum 70% in Chinese educational system) in your undergraduate degree, or international equivalent
  • You are not currently registered on an undergraduate or postgraduate course at Regent’s

If you meet the criteria above, please apply by writing a personal statement no longer than 500 words in which you explain the following:

  • Why you have chosen to study at Regent’s
  • Why you have chosen to study this particular programme
  • What you hope to achieve after graduating
  • Why you should be awarded this scholarship
  • What benefit you can bring to the Regent’s community

You must submit your application and be holding an offer from Regent’s University London by 17:00 (UK time) on the closing date of 31 January 2018. We will not accept late entries.

Please email your statement to, clearly referencing your name and application ID number.

How we judge the competition

The scholarship panel are looking for students with an impressive track record in their academic studies, professional careers or voluntary work. Successful candidates will need to demonstrate considerable promise in representing the University in an ambassadorial capacity at internal and external events. The 500 word essay should be well written, in a voice showing the confidence expected from a Regent’s University London scholar.

In accepting a scholarship from Regent’s University London, you will be required to sign up to our Scholars’ Charter. The Regent’s Scholars’ Charter sets out both the academic standards to which you will need to adhere and details the ambassadorial role you will take in order to positively raise the University’s profile.


Applicable Programmes

Scholarships and bursaries are limited to one award per student, with the highest value scholarship applying in such cases where one student is eligible to receive more than one award.