Study abroad at University of Southampton UK with Goa Education Trust Scholarship 2016

Looking for PG program scholarships to study abroad in UK? This article provides information on the Goa Education Trust Scholarship 2016 through which you can pursue a Master's program in the United Kingdom, including at the University of Southampton

Indian students are being offered a wonderful study abroad scholarship opportunities to pursue a Master's program to study abroad in UK. The scholarship is offered by the Goa Education Trust, set up as a joint collaboration in 2009 by the Dempo and Fomento Group & the British Council. Initially it was offered only to students from Goa but since last year it is being offered to all Indian nationals. All Indian students who are applying for a Master's programme at University of Southampton are eligible for the scholarship. Three scholars will be selected for the scholarship, but more could be selected based on the quality of the applications received.

University of Southampton UK campus photo
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About the University of Southampton

As per the 2015-2016 QS World University Rankings, the University of Southampton features in the top 1% and also features in the top 16 universities listed by reputed UK university league ranking tables. All this thanks to its in-depth, research-intensive UG, PG and research programs across its 8 faculties.

The Master's programs offered are in the fields of:
  1. Accounting and Finance

  2. Acoustical Engineering

  3. Aeronautics and Astronautics

  4. Ageing and Gerontology

  5. Archaeology

  6. Audiology

  7. Biology

  8. Biomedical Sciences

  9. Business

  10. Chemistry

  11. Civil Engineering

  12. Computer Science and Software Engineering

  13. Criminology

  14. Demography

  15. Design

  16. Ecology

  17. Economics

  18. Education Studies

  19. Electrical Engineering

  20. Electronic Engineering

  21. English

  22. Entrepreneurship

  23. Environmental Engineering

  24. Fashion

  25. Film

  26. Fine Art

  27. Games Design and Art

  28. Geography

  29. Geology

  30. Geophysics

  31. Healthcare

  32. History

  33. Language

  34. Law

  35. Management and Management Sciences

  36. Maritime Engineering

  37. Marketing

  38. Mathematical Sciences

  39. Mechanical Engineering

  40. Medicine

  41. Midwifery

  42. Music

  43. Neurosciences

  44. Nursing

  45. Oceanography

  46. Philosophy

  47. Physiotherapy

  48. Politics and International Relations

  49. Psychology

  50. Sociology and Social Policy

  51. Web Science

  52. Zoology

Information about University of Southampton and its postgraduate courses is available at

Scholarship amount

The scholarship is being offered to youngsters to pursue a post graduate program in UK, with the scholarship covering either part of the total tuition fees up to GBP 12500 (not more than this amount).

Eligibility requirements

  1. You must be an Indian national and should be in India at the time of the scholarship application.

  2. You should have a valid Indian passport.

  3. You should not be over 30 years of age at the time of the scholarship application.

  4. You should have an excellent academic record as well an excellent record in extra-curricular achievements.

  5. You should have identified a suitable post graduate program in the UK which begins in the month of September or October 2016. Note that at the time of interview for the scholarship, you will need to submit valid proof of admission/application to that program which you selected.

How to apply

  1. Visit the official website and download the application form

  2. Fill up the application form in every respect, ensuring that you put your photo in the requisite space provided for it.

  3. Scan the following list of documents so that you can email it along with your completed application form. You may read some good good email samples to prepare your application along with your completed application form.

    • A copy of your birth certificate. If you do not have this certificate, read how to apply for a birth certificate as this is a supporting document of your age.

    • A copy of your passport – this is a supporting document of your address.

    • A copy of your conditional/ unconditional admission letter from the UK institution (if this has already received by you).

    • One academic reference letter and one professional reference letter of not more than one A4 size page each. If you are a recent graduate, then you can submit 2 academic references.

  4. Now mail the entire set – the application form with photo and scanned documents – in one single email to:

Note: The email should not exceed 10MB in totality.

If you are unable for some reason to submit the application via email, then you can send the hard copy of your application to:
FAO: GET Scholarship 2016 Application
British Council Division
British Deputy High Commission,
901, Tower 1, One Indiabulls Centre,
Elphinstone Road (West),
Mumbai – 400 013

Last date for receipt of application (via email and via postal mail): 15th May 2016

Important notes

  • You must not send any additional needless documents other than those mentioned, namely the copy of your admission letter to a UK institute & your reference letters.

  • If you send your application without the requisite supporting documents, your application will be rejected.

University Contact information

University of Southampton
University Road
SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom
Ph:+44(0)23 8059 5000 // Fax:+44(0)23 8059 3131
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