This year, in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, Cranfield University is offering one scholarship to a student in China applying for a postgraduate course in the areas of energy, agrifood, environment, water, design, manufacturing or transport systems. Read more Read less

This scholarship scheme is part of the GREAT Scholarships 2020 campaign, which has been launched by the British Council together with 36 UK universities to support more students in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Turkey in accessing excellent UK higher education opportunities.

The total value of the scholarship programme is over £800K and offers an exciting opportunity for students from China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Turkey to receive financial support to pursue postgraduate study in the UK. Students can apply for courses in a range of subjects, at the 36 institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Please note that applicants should be passport holders of China.   

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2020 campaign, please visit the British Council’s website in your country.

At a glance

  • Funding value£10,000
  • Suitable for Applicants fromRest of World
  • Deadline01 May 2020
  • Funding provider(s)Cranfield University and the British Council

What it covers

Scholarships are worth £10,000 toward tuition fees.

Who can apply

Scholarships are for Chinese students wishing to study a full-time master's course in:

  • Water and Design,
  • Environment and Agrifood ,
  • Energy and Power,
  • Manufacturing, or
  • Transport Systems (excluding Advanced Motorsport courses, MSc Airport Planning and Management and MSc Air Transport Management).

For more guidance, please contact to determine if your course choice is eligible. The scholarship is applicable to students commencing their course in October 2020.

How to apply

The first step is to check that your course choice is an eligible course and make an online application for admission to that course. When you have received your six digit Cranfield application number please submit a scholarship application using the link below. You will need to attach a personal statement addressing the requirements that are outlined on the application form linked below.

The application deadline has passed and we are no longer able to accept applications.