The University of Birmingham wants to ensure that your academic and non-academic experience, as an international student, is not restricted due to lack of finances. With more than 200+ University of Birmingham scholarships (internal and external), you can complete your desired Birmingham degree.
It has established a separate scholarship system, where international students from 150+ countries, on Tier 4 student visa, can explore the University of Birmingham scholarships as per their level of study and nationality.
Depending on their level of study, international students are advised to check the University of Birmingham scholarships, their benefits, eligibility, and application procedures.
For the wide array of Bachelor programs at Birmingham university, there is a common scholarship program that is awarded to meritorious incoming students: Outstanding Achievement Scholarship.
The university awards more than 15 Outstanding achievement scholarships to students from different countries. To simplify this, let’s discuss the details of the India Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Scholarship.
Selections of Birmingham Outstanding Achievement scholarships are based solely on academic merit and are announced in September.
Likewise, the scholarships are offered to students of other countries like Malaysia (GBP 3,000), Pakistan (GBP 2,000), Singapore (GBP 3,000), etc.
International masters program students are awarded the University of Birmingham scholarships majorly through external organizations and are country-specific. They have their own set of eligibility requirements, and application procedure.
Some of these scholarships for International (specifically Indian) students are tabulated below:
|India Goa Education Trust Scholarship||Trust||Full or partial tuition fee||Below 30 years of age;|
completed UG degree in India
|Sean & Claire Henry MBA Scholarship||University of Birmingham||GBP 28,980||Indian resident;|
admission to MBA program
|Lady Meherbai D. Tata Education Trust Scholarship||Tata Trust||Varies||Female Indian students with UG degree;|
2+ years of work experience
|Dean’s Academic Excellence Scholarship||University of Birmingham||GBP 10,000||a first-class honors degree or equivalent|
|Ravi Shankar Fellowship Program||Ravi Shankar Foundation||Varies||Indian nationals with UG degree;|
Below 30 years of age
|Aviva Scholarship||Trust||20% tuition fee discount||Qualified student from Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia|
|Chevening Scholarships||UK government||Tuition fees, accommodation expenses||at least upper second-class 2:1 honors or equivalent;|
Chevening eligible country student; 2 years of work experience
|Commonwealth Shared Scholarship||UK Department for International Development||Tuition fee, travel expenses, accommodation||75% in a relevant undergraduate degree;|
eligible country student
International students starting their doctoral degree at the University of Birmingham are awarded various scholarships by Trusts and government, of both home country and UK.
The benefits these scholarships at the University of Birmingham vary as they offer a stipend, partial tuition fees, travel expenses, etc. Some of the scholarships available to the doctoral students are given below:
|Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships||Foundation||student(below 30) from India, Pakistan, Kenya, Syria, Afghanistan, Egypt, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mozambique, Uganda, and Madagascar|
|Commonwealth Split-site Scholarship||Trust||Commonwealth eligible countries, including India, Malaysia|
|China Scholarship Council Ph.D. Program||Trust||Students from China|
|Thailand Embassy London & Thailand Office of the Civil Service Commission||Government||Students from Thailand; below 30 years of age|
There are various University of Birmingham scholarships which are available for the students enrolled in either masters or doctoral programs. Like other scholarship programs, the majority of these scholarships are also awarded by external funding agencies.
Some of these scholarships available for Indian students at the University of Birmingham are:
|Commonwealth Scholarships||British Council||travel expenses, tuition fees, and other allowances||Below 40 years; at least 60% in Social science and 65% in Science subjects; Commonwealth eligible country|
|Inlaks Shivdasani Scholarships||Inlaks Foundation||USD 100,000||Varies for individual scholarships|
|Charles Wallace Trust Scholarship||Trust||Varies||studying in disciplines covered by CWIT;|
meet age-limit requirements
|JN Tata Endowment Scholarship||Tata Trust||INR 1,00,000 and INR 10,00,000||60% in the last academic exam;|
below 45 years; UG degree from India
Through a plethora of University of Birmingham scholarships for international students, the university is rewarding outstanding achievements of its incoming students. It ensures that the financial constrictions do not restrict a deserving student from studying at the University of Birmingham.
In case students have any additional queries regarding a specific scholarship program, they are advised to contact the scholarship awarding body.