The Jakarta Post
The British Council launched GREAT Scholarships 2019 - Indonesia in Jakarta on Thursday.
GREAT Scholarships is a part of the British Council’s Study UK campaign to encourage and support individuals who wish to pursue higher education in the United Kingdom. This scheme is funded by the UK government through the GREAT Britain Campaign, British Council and participating UK universities.
A press release said that for the GREAT Scholarship 2019 scheme, the British Council had partnered with six UK universities, namely University of Dundee, Queen's University Belfast, University of Leeds, University of Bristol, University of Hull and Liverpool John Moores University.
“The UK is the best country for Indonesian students to continue to higher education with world class academic excellence,” said Paul Smith, director of British Council Indonesia, “GREAT Scholarship 2019 – Indonesia program provides help for the best students in Indonesia to seize this valuable opportunity.”
The scholarship provides funding support for students in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand for undergraduate programs in the UK academic year 2019/2020, and a scholarship fund of Rp 2.8 billion (US$ 192,723) is set to be allocated for Indonesian students.
Indonesian students can apply directly for the scholarship with any of the partner universities.
“We want to strengthen cooperation with Indonesia in the field of higher education by inviting and supporting Indonesian students to continue undergraduate education in the UK," British Ambassador to Indonesia, ASEAN and Timor Leste Moazzam Malik explained. (iru/mut)