Scholarships in the College of Arts and Law

The College of Arts and Law Graduate School coordinates all postgraduate scholarships that are available for schools within the college. 

The College of Arts and Law consists of the following schools:

The College offers a wide variety of scholarships and other funding to help you to finance your studies, including College Doctoral Scholarships, MA/MPhil scholarships and fee remission scholarships in addition to a number of individual school awards. To find out what scholarships are available in these schools, please visit the College of Arts and Law Graduate School funding and scholarships page.

In addition to the awards offered by the college, the University Graduate School also recently launched the Doctoral Researcher Elite Scholarships and the University Graduate School Travel Bursary Scholarships. The Elite Scholarships are full fee and maintenance grant awards for high calibre overseas doctoral researchers coming to Birmingham to start their PhD study. The Travel Bursaries offer an exciting opportunity for any University of Birmingham doctoral researcher to spend time working on their research at another Universitas 21 institution.


In order to be eligible for a scholarship within the college, candidates must either hold an offer of a place to study or have submitted an application to study at the University.