07 December 2013

International Postgraduate Scholarships

Level of Study: Postgraduate
Subject area: Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Nationality: Overseas (Non-EU)
Type of Award: University
Deadline for applying: 28/02/2014

Award Description

The University of Birmingham is offering 18 International Postgraduate Scholarships worth £10,000 towards the cost of a one year Masters (Taught or Research) programme. These awards are intended for tuition fees only and cannot be used towards living expenses.

Applicants must have an excellent academic background; due to the level of competition for these scholarships, only applicants with a first class Bachelors degree (or equivalent) will be considered.

Applicants must also demonstrate excellence in an area of their life; this might be outstanding academic achievement, exceptional achievement in extra curricular activities (such as sport, music, managing events or societies) or significant achievement gained either in their working life or through volunteering and service to others.

Applicants must also outline the contribution they will make to the University of Birmingham as a student and what they expect to gain from studying here.


Value of Award

£10,000

Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply candidates must:
  • have been offered a place to study on an eligible one year Masters programme at the University of Birmingham;
  • be overseas for fee purposes;
  • be attending full-time and on-campus (not distance learning);
  • have a valid student ID number;
  • not be in receipt of a full fee scholarship from any other source;
  • have made adequate financial provision to study in the UK (including any associated visa/travel expenses);
  • be able to pay any outstanding tuition fees not covered by the scholarship.

How to Apply

Please be aware that you must have made an application to study at the University of Birmingham before submitting a scholarship application.
A link to the online application form is sent automatically via email to students who receive an offer of admission to an eligible degree programme for the 2014/15 academic year.  
Please wait at least 7 days from the date of your offer to receive this email.

Contact

Doctoral Research Enquiry Service
dr@contacts.bham.ac.uk
0121 414 5005