One lucky Kenyan student studying Justice and Law will be viable for a £10,000 scholarship at the University of Edinburgh through the GREAT Scholarships.

Kenyan students applying to any eligible MSC or LLM program of study within the School of Law shall be entitled to the opportunity.

Please see the full list of eligible fields:

  • 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

Application deadline: April 21, 2022

Benefits of the GREAT Scholarships

Each scholarship will award an amount of £10,000 which will be deducted from successful applicants’ tuition fees and will be tenable for one academic year. Please take note: Only one scholar from Kenya shall be granted the award.

Eligibility Criteria for Kenyan Students

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 program listed above within the School of Law.

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 honors degree. 

How to Apply

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 21st April 2022.

In order to gain access to the scholarship application system applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.  Please note that, following the submission of an application for admission, it can take up to ten working days for all system checks to be completed and for access to be granted.

The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal at

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to

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