GREAT Scholarship Justice and Law for Nigeria Students at University of Westminster, UK

In collaboration with the UK Government Great Britain campaign, British Council is offering GREAT Scholarship Justice and Law to support students from Nigeria in the UK at the University of Westminster.

The scholarship programme has been established for applicants who want to start a full-time master’s course in Law starting in September 2022 at the University of Westminster. This scholarship is open to overseas fee-paying students from Nigeria.


This scholarship will provide £10,000 to help students gain higher education in the UK.

The University of Westminster is a public research university in London, United Kingdom. Its antecedent institution, the Royal Polytechnic Institution, was founded in 1838 and was the first polytechnic institution in the UK. It offers a range of 180 UG courses, 231 PG courses, and 99 professional & short courses, including full-time, part-time, open, and distance learning courses.

Why study at the University of Westminster? The university has three campuses loaded with modern facilities and pleasant environments. It is a world-leading resource, and incredible job opportunities make it an excellent place to launch your education and career.

Application Deadline:  Students must submit their programme application before 13 June 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Westminster
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Master’s course
  • Award: £10,000
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: Nigeria.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Master’s course in Law offered by the University of Westminster.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Be an overseas student for fee purposes from (and residing in) Nigeria and have an offer for a place on a full-time postgraduate course at Westminster Law School starting in September 2022.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students are required to make an admission application in order to qualify to be considered for the scholarship. After that, complete the GREAT Scholarship Justice and Law application form, and return your completed application form, including any required supporting evidence, as PDF attachments to
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must have required copies of your qualifications
  • International students who need a student visa to attend the university will need a copy of their passports.
  • A personal statement
  • Details of referees (refer to the entry requirements on the course page for specific requirements)
  • Admission Requirements: Students must have a minimum UK equivalent 2:1 Honors degree.
  • Language Requirement: If you’re considering a full degree study or research study, you will need to meet the English language requirements.


The university will provide the amount of a £10,000 tuition fee award paid directly to the University towards your tuition fees. Students on two-year postgraduate courses will receive the award for their first year only.

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