GREAT Scholarships for Justice and Law

GREAT scholarships for justice and law

The GREAT Scholarships for justice and law is a new time-limited programme from the Study UK campaign and the Ministry of Justice. Apply by 31 May 2023

The GREAT Scholarships for justice and law are jointly funded by Sheffield Hallam University with the UK government’s GREAT Britain campaign and the British Council. These offered to students from India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Nigeria.

This scholarship is exclusively for students domiciled in Nigeria, starting one of the following full-time postgraduate taught courses in September 2023. The scholarship provides a £10,000 tuition fee waiver for the first year of study on one of the following courses:

MA Applied Human Rights
LLM Applied Human Rights
MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice
LLM Legal Professional Practice
Apply now for GREAT scholarships for justice and law 2023. Closing date 31 May 2023

Great scholarships

To be eligible for one of these scholarships you must:
* be an international fee-paying student who is fully self-financing your studies. This means that you are not receiving any funding for your studies from an external source such as a government, a scholarship provider, a company or an employer
*be domiciled in India, Indonesia, Malaysia or Nigeria. There is 1 scholarship available for each country: India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Nigeria.
*have achieved a minimum 2.1 or equivalent in your undergraduate honours degree and must meet the English and academic entry requirements for your course
*have applied for a full-time taught postgraduate course at Sheffield Hallam University starting in September 2023
*be able to pay the remainder of your tuition fee and any additional fees your course may require, for example field trips.
You cannot apply for or receive this scholarship if you:
*are already enrolled upon the Sheffield Hallam University course for which you are applying for a scholarship
*have previously received a GREAT or GREAT Justice & Law scholarship
*are applying to study a Sheffield Hallam course at a partner institution outside the UK

We reserve the right to only consider applicants for a scholarship if they have accepted an offer for their course of study. We strongly advise applicants to accept their offer of a place on the course by the scholarship closing date.
Scholarships are competitive and selection is based on the information provided in the online scholarship application form only.
You must be able to evidence the level of academic achievement stated on your scholarship application by submitting a transcript or certificate stating your final result (including percentage/GPA/CGPA) by the scholarship closing date
You must provide your eight-digit Student Identifier (SI) number on the online scholarship application form. This is given to you by the University when your course application has been processed. We reserve the right to only consider applicants for a scholarship if they provide this number on their scholarship application.
Scholarships are awarded as a tuition fee reduction and apply to fees payable in the first year of study only. No cash alternative is available.

Scholarships are not transferable and cannot be deferred to a later start date.
Only one financial incentive (scholarship, award, bursary or discount) is permitted for each course of study. If you are eligible for more than one type of fee waiver or discount, the highest value offer will apply.
The University reviews and updates our scholarship offer annually, therefore the offer is subject to change each academic year.
All decisions on eligibility for scholarships and award of scholarships are at the University’s discretion and are final.
We do not provide individual feedback on unsuccessful applications.
You must meet the entry requirements in your offer letter before you can enrol.
If you are awarded a scholarship, you are still required to pay any relevant deposits and 50% of your reduced tuition fee before enrolment.

For full details of criteria and how to apply please click here:GREAT Scholarships | Sheffield Hallam University (

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