GREAT Scholarship Ghana

Type of award


Managing department

School of Engineering



Specified use

Postgraduate taught studies

Tenable period

If a course / programme lasts longer than one year, the scholarship will be offered for the first year of study only.

Number available


Funding provider

The University of Manchester

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate taught

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Management of Projects in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering

Academic requirements

Academic excellence over and above the criteria required for admission to the master's course selected.

Proficiency in English language.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to students from:

  • Ghana

Other eligibility criteria

The scholarship can only be awarded to offer holders who are passport holders of Ghana.

Can only be awarded to applicants who studied in Ghana at all levels (school/college/ university) with the exception of students who completed their bachelor's at The University of Manchester and previously studied in Ghana.

Offered at postgraduate taught level only.

The scholarship will only be awarded to applicants who are classified by the University as an international tuition fee payer.

Scholarships are only available for September 2021 entry (a scholarship award may not be deferred).

To apply, applicants must be offer holders on 31 May 2021.

Application procedure

You will be required to submit a completed application form by 31 May 2021. The application form will be sent to you if you are successful in receiving an offer.

Closing date

31 May 2021

Decision date

14 June 2021

Additional information

Selected candidates will be required to firmly accept their offer of a place by 31 May 2021 in order to confirm their scholarship.

The University of Manchester GREAT scholarship will be awarded in the form of a partial fee waiver.

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