£10,000 Justice and Law GREAT Scholarship for Nigeria Students at University of Westminster in UK 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on May 20, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    9000 - 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    309 Regent Street London W1B 2HW Switchboard: +44 (0)20 7911 5000

To provide support for the Nigerian students, the University of Westminster in collaboration with the United Kingdom Government, and the British Council offers the GREAT Scholarship in Justice and Law for the academic year of 2022-2023.

The scholarship is intended for Nigerian students who want to start their Master’s degree in Law commencing in September 2022. The Nigerian students must be classified as international paying fee students. Interested students can start the scholarship application that can help them fulfill their educational journey and career goal in the United Kingdom. Earning your degree is an important investment in your future, and funding your education can be a challenge. The University of Westminster offers a variety of scholarships to help students fund their education. With one of the largest university scholarship programs in the UK, more than 700 students benefit from our scholarships each year.

Scholarship Provider: University of Westminster 

About the Provider

The University of Westminster was established 180 years ago as the first Polytechnic in London and one of the first in the UK to educate workers in London. Today, they continue to build on that reputation by helping students from all walks of life reach their full potential. During your study at the university, the students will have access to a wide range of opportunities, tools and resources, and specialized career support to enhance their employability.

There are also a variety of initiatives and programs aimed at helping you build transferable skills, connect with potential employers, and prepare for the ever-changing graduate job market. The University provides a grounded and holistic education with more opportunities so that everyone can have access to higher education and build leaders for the rich and happier communities.

University courses are used for professional training. They take advantage of their central location in London and have strong ties to business and professional organizations in London and the UK. Most of their programs have professional accreditation and programs are taught by leading practitioners. The university’s Employment and Careers Service works with a growing network of more than 3,000 employers to provide you with job-related vacancies and skills for a successful career.

Westminster was recently named one of the 100 most international universities in the world. With students from 169 countries, they have the most diverse student community in the United Kingdom. And with more than 190 partner institutions in 56 Westminster countries, you can broaden your personal and professional horizons by participating in one of the many opportunities to work, study or be a volunteer. You will receive truly global training and build a network locally and internationally.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2022-2023
  • Applicant’s Nationality: Nigeria
  • Degree Level: Master
  • Field: Law
  • Duration: NA
  • Number of Awards: One
  • Scholarship Awards: £10,000
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
  • Offered Annually: Yes


Before proceeding with the scholarship the students must be able to meet the eligibility of the scholarship. The scholarship is for Nigerian students who are classified as international paying fee students and must be residing in Nigeria.

  • The students must be holding an offer for a full-time program in Master’s degree in Law commencing in September 2022 at the University of Westminster.
  • The students must be a freshman with a postgraduate degree at the university, students who already obtained their master’s degree are not eligible for the scholarship application, otherwise, it is stated in the international academic qualifications guide.
  • Applicants must have a 2:1 honors degree equivalent to the United Kingdom minimum GPA required.

Please keep in mind that the selection criteria for the scholarship will be based on the student’s academic and personal statements.

Application Process 

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must submit an application for admission. Then complete the GREAT Justice and Law Scholarship Application Form and submit your completed application form including all required supporting documents such as PDF attachments to [email protected].

You can only send ONE email with your application and other relevant required documents to support your application. The email header must include your 8-digit reference number and the full name of the grant you are applying and which country are you from. Once the university receives the application, you cannot re-apply or redo your application, keep in mind that the students must have an unconditional/conditional offer before applying to the scholarship to be considered.

Selection Process

As mentioned, the selection criteria for the scholarship will be based on the student’s academic and personal statements.

  • The scholarship offered will be limited and meeting the eligibility will not guarantee receiving the scholarship awards.
  • All eligible applications will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.
  • Committee members recognize that candidates will have different skills, qualities, and experiences, so they will evaluate an equal consideration to academic background, personal circumstances, and answers to questions in the application form.
  • All applicants will be notified of the result of their application within 3 weeks after the deadline.

Personal Statement

The applicants must be able to outline in 500 words, why they think they deserve to receive the GREAT Scholarship and how the scholarship can help them achieve their goals and be able to contribute to the socio-economic in their home country?

Scholarship Award

The University of Westminster in collaboration with the UK government will be awarding the successful students with £10,000 tuition fee awards, the scholarship award will be paid directly to the university admission department.

The recipient of the award must read and agreed to the terms and conditions that apply for the scholarship award. The students who applied for the two-year master’s degree course will only be receiving a one-year award.

Scholarship Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until June 13, 2022. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.

The scholarship will be offered annually to eligible Nigerian students.

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