Scholarships and Student Funding

GREAT Scholarships for Justice and Law 2022

Under the University of Edinburgh, one scholarship to the value of £10,000 will be available for nationals from Kenya applying to any eligible MSC or LLM Programme of study within the School of Law in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Each scholarship will award an amount of £10,000 which will be deducted from your tuition fees and will be tenable for one academic year.


At the University of Edinburgh, the Scholarship will be awarded to a national and resident of Kenya who is accepted for admission on a full-time basis for any taught (on campus) LLM or MSc programme listed below within the School of Law.

Eligible Programmes

LLM in Commercial Law

LLM in Comparative and European Private Law

LLM in Corporate Law

LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice

LLM in European Law

MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security

LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law

LLM in Human Rights

LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law

LLM in Intellectual Property Law

LLM in International Banking Law and Finance

LLM in International Economic Law

LLM in International Law

LLM in Law

LLM in Medical Law and Ethics


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree. 


Applications for the 2022-2023 academic session are no longer being accepted as the 28th April 2022 deadline has now passed.


Successful candidates must give written consent to be contacted by the British Council for pre-departure briefings, programme reporting, evaluation and promotion for future programmes after issuance of the Scholarships and further promote GREAT Scholarships through their own channels.   Promotional material must be provided to the British Council for approval prior to publication.

Successful candidates will be notified in June 2022.