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GREAT Scholarships 2023

Funded in Partnership with the British Council

Are you considering a postgraduate degree in the UK? If so, the GREAT scholarship could be for you.

GREAT Scholarships are jointly funded by the University of Cumbria with the UK government's GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council.

We are offering £11,000 towards tuition fees for students from specific countries enrolling in select Master's courses for the 2023/24 academic year.

For 2023/24 our selected course is the:

  • MBA Tourism Management (see below)


MBA Tourism Management

We are offering £11,000 towards tuition fees for our one-year Master's programme (MBA) Tourism Management to students from Ghana, India or Sri Lanka for the 2023/24 academic year. 

Terms and Conditions

The University of Cumbria's GREAT Scholarships 2023 are only open for applications from students in one of the following three countries:

  • Ghana
  • India
  • Sri Lanka

A total of 2 scholarships are available, each worth of £11,000. 

To be eligible you must be a citizen of either Ghana, the People's Republic of India or Sri Lanka and have been a resident in the country for the past 3 years. 

Application deadline: 30th June 2023.

Terms and Conditions:

To be eligible to apply for the British Council GREAT scholarship you must first have applied for and received an offer for the MBA TOURISM MANAGEMENT postgraduate taught course at the University of Cumbria.

  • Please note that the British Council GREAT Scholarships are stand-alone awards and cannot be combined with any other Cumbria scholarships or fees discount offers.
  • If you are successful in being awarded one of the GREAT Scholarships, the total amount of tuition fees payable is £4,375. This must be paid in advance before we assign your CAS.
  • If for any reason you fail your (internal) Credibility Interview with the University of Cumbria, the University reserves the right to rescind the scholarship offer and and re-award to another candidate.

Apply Here


Get Support

For more information about the MBA Tourism Management course, please contact:

Stephen Taylor, Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality


Or, visit the GREAT Scholarships page on StudyUK for more information.

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