GREAT Scholarship for a Sustainable Future

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In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, we're offering two scholarships to international students from Turkey (one place) and Vietnam (one place) applying for full-time taught postgraduate courses in a subject related to climate change on our Cambridge or Chelmsford campus, starting in September 2021.

GREAT Scholarships for a Sustainable Future are jointly funded by the British Council, the GREAT Britain Campaign, and 12 participating UK higher education institutions. This scholarship campaign aims to raise awareness and provide opportunities amongst international environmentally minded students to advance their education in the UK in a climate change related subject and be well positioned to pursue green jobs.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships for a Sustainable Future, please visit the Study UK website.


£10,000 for the first year only. The scholarship takes the form of a fee reduction.

This scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarships or any early payment discount offered by Anglia Ruskin University.


The GREAT Scholarship applies to the first year of your postgraduate taught degree.


Applicants must:

  • be passport holders from Turkey or Vietnam for the respective country scholarship scheme
  • have applied to and received an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a full-time taught postgraduate course starting in September 2021 entry at Anglia Ruskin University, in a climate change related subject including Built Environment and Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, Animal Behaviour and Wildlife Conservation. You should be studying at our Cambridge or Chelmsford campuses.

How to apply

Complete the application form for your country and return it by 18 May 2021.

The form has space for a 500-word supporting statement, outlining why you're suitable for this scholarship.

GREAT Scholarship for a Sustainable Future application form – Turkey

GREAT Scholarship for a Sustainable Future application form – Vietnam

Key dates

Apply and return the completed application form by 18 May 2021.

We will let you know if your scholarship application has been successful in early June 2021.

How we assess your application

The application will be assessed by a panel of ARU staff. We will notify the British Council of our decision.

Applications will be ranked based on the details provided in the application form and supporting documentation, in line with the GREAT Sustainable Future Scholar Profile published by British Council. We may also invite you to an interview to talk about your application.