Online applications for the fully-funded British Council scholarships for the 2023-2024 sessions are currently open. Eligible students from any country can try their luck and apply for these fully-funded scholarships without IELTS scores and enjoy unlimited benefits throughout the academic program.
Want to Know What’s Covered by British Council Scholarships?
Winners of the British Council-sponsored programs will get the following financial and academic coverage: Travel & Research Funds, Scholarship Rewards, Tuition Fee Waivers, Health & Medical Insurance, Housing Facilities, Living Allowances, Sports Club Membership, and more.
Let’s Explore Scholarships Announced by British Council for 2023
Following are the available scholarships offered by the reputable British Council in cooperation with the UK Campaign & Britain Universities for higher educational degrees in different niches:
The first name we have is the very famous Chevening scholarship for the candidates enrolled in Master’s degree programs at different UK universities. That amazing scholarship with a validity of 12 months is the initiative of the British Council, FCO, and other renowned organizations to facilitate underprivileged international students.
Domestic and International students have the golden chance to sponsor their postgraduate education via fully-funded GREAT scholarships. It is a joint effort of the honorable British Council and the UK Britain Campaign, offering 310 scholarships each year to deserving candidates from 18 countries. Meanwhile, selected ones will be able to attend welcome & networking events in the first and second semesters.
All the eligible researchers, postgraduate students, and post-doctorates can apply for the Euraxxes scholarships without any registration charges and get financial aid for their thesis, dissertation, and research. Moreover, winners are allowed to find suitable employment within or outside the UK under the Euraxxes program.
Passionate students from low-income countries can apply for the fully-covered Commonwealth scholarships sponsored by the British Council for graduate and postgraduate course programs in every discipline. Meanwhile, every interested student must meet the eligibility criteria and have the nationality of a Commonwealth country.
The next one is the Charles Trust scholarship, co-sponsored by the British Council & the reputable Charles Trust Foundation for doctorate students and Researchers. Meanwhile, the duration for the Doctorate scholarship is 1 year. However, Charles Wallace fellowships have a duration of 3 weeks to a maximum of 3 months.
Every year around 50 Saltire scholarships are awarded to the selected candidates for Master’s in Health, Medicine, Science, & Technology at Scottish Universities. Meanwhile, only students from China, Hong Kong, Pakistan, Japan, the USA, India, & Canada are eligible for these scholarships. But these applicants must not have studied previously in Scotland under any Scottish scholarship.
STEM scholarships by British Council are open for the women of South Asia, Turkey, Ukraine, Southeast Asia, & Egypt, currently enrolled in the second year of their Master’s degree. Moreover, these STEM scholarships are available for Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics courses and will be only granted to candidates who need severe financial aid.
It is a joint venture of the UK government and the British Council for students from below-average countries. It is 30 months in total scholarship programs that involve 12 months to complete an MS degree and 18 months for the research program.
If you are a student and willing to complete your undergraduate, Master’s, and postgraduate education in the UK, opt for the newly launched fully-funded British IELTS scholarship. However, this scholarship is only available for English-taught programs and requires IELTS scores from the applicant.
A recent graduate & a UK national of a minimum of 18 years of age can complete further education in China under the British Council China scholarship program. But it is obligatory that the candidate must complete his studies at any of the famous institutions of the People’s Republic of China.
Five generous scholarships are offered by the renowned Global Wales Fund for candidates of different nationalities eager to complete their undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Wales. One can opt for the following available scholarships: Global Wales India Scholarships, Postgraduate Scholarship, Gilman-Global Awards, Fulbright Awards, & Chevening Scholarships.
Want to finance your postgrad and undergrad degrees? If it is a yes, apply for the prestigious Think Big scholarship program, offered by the British Council in partnership with the University of Bristol. For the Think Big Scholarships, applicants can submit their applications either in March or June, with no IELTS scores.
Lastly, we have the Royal Society grants, known for offering funds to research scholars and Ph.D. students. It is a program of the Royal Society of the UK to provide all kinds of financial help to these talented and qualified researchers holding UK nationality.