Postgraduate Scholarships

MSc Business Scholarships


Irene studied the MSc Environmental and Natural Resource Economics programme with help from the Tullow Scholarship scheme.

Birmingham Business School offers a number of scholarships for students on the MSc Business programmes to reward outstanding academic achievement. The financial support offered is to contribute towards tuition fees. These awards are based on merit and will be selected by a panel of representatives from the Business School.

The awards are available for students who are nationals of the following countries/regions:

MSc Business Scholarships
Scholarship  Number of scholarships  Value per award (£) 
Africa 5,000
Indian Subcontinent 5,000 
UK /EU 3 5,000
South East Asia 3 5,000

All applicants who are offered a place on one of the MSc Business programmes listed above will be considered for the above scholarships. Your application will automatically be forwarded to the decision making board, provided:

You have been made an offer of study before the cut-off date.These dates are:

  • International students: 11th April 2014,  UK/EU students: 27th June 2014

You complete the application form and then submit it electronically. A link to the application form will be sent automatically to eligible students after the cut-off date.  Applications to be submitted by:

  • International students: 30th May 2014  UK/EU students: 18th July 2014

Successful students will be informed of their award by:

  • International students: 27th June 2014  UK/EU students:  8th August 2014

Successful students must not be in receipt of any other University of Birmingham scholarship, or a full scholarship from any other source, in order to take up the award.

Unfortunately we are unable to contact all applicants with notification of results or provide feedback on individual applications due to the volume of applications and interest that we receive. If you do not hear from the Business School by the dates above, please assume that your application for a scholarship has been unsuccessful.

UK students

University Scholarships

The University has a number of scholarships available to postgraduate students. These cover both research and taught programmes, and assist with the cost of tuition fees. Find out more information about available Scholarships and Grants .

The Grants Register

Most large public libraries will have a copy of the Grants Register and possibly other publications, which list various grant-awarding and charitable bodies which may be willing to assist postgraduate students in certain circumstances. 

International Students

The British Council

The largest provider of assistance to international students is the British Council . As well as distributing British Government awards, it also acts as an agent for other funding bodies. For further information, contact the nearest British Council office to your home or, if in doubt or there is not one near you, the Educational Attache at the British Embassy or High Commission in your capital city.

University Scholarships

The University offers a number of scholarships for international students to reward outstanding academic achievement. For more information visit International Scholarships .

University of Birmingham and Jamaica National Foundation Legacy Scholarship

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  • In order to be an eligible scholarship candidate, applicants must have applied for and been made an offer to study on one of the following 12-month MSc programmes at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham starting in September 2014; MSc International Accounting and Finance, MSc Investments, MSc Financial Management, MSc International Business, MSc Human Resource Management, MSc Human Resource Management (With CIPD Pathway), MSc Management, MSc Marketing, MSc International Marketing, MSc Marketing Communications, MSc Strategic Marketing and Consulting, MSc Development Economics, MSc Economics, MSc International Economics, MSc Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, MSc Mathematical Finance, MSc Money Banking and Finance, MSc International Money and Banking, MSc Financial Economics. This offer needs to be made by the University of Birmingham by 30th April 2014 at the latest.
  • Candidates must also be a Jamaican citizen by birth, must reside in Jamaica at the time of the scholarship application, and graduated any accredited Jamaican university within the last two years.
  • On 1st May 2014 eligible scholarship candidates will be emailed a link to an online scholarship application form. The form must be completed and submitted to Birmingham Business School by 27th May 2014 at the latest. The online application form will include a section for personal details plus a free text box where candidates will be invited to provide a personal statement (maximum 1,000 words) indicating why they should be awarded the scholarship.
  • The Business School’s Scholarship Committee and JNBS will consider the applications received, and interviews will be held in Jamaica for those shortlisted.
  • The successful candidate will be announced on 1st July 2014.
  • The scholarship will cover tuition fees, accommodation costs, a maintenance element, an economy return flight, work experience arranged by JNBS, and potentially additional funding for athletic development (all subject to terms and conditions).
  • Please contact Andy Hammond, MSc Admissions and Recruitment Officer, at a.m.hammond@bham.ac.uk if you have any questions.

Simon Evans Scholarship

A number of scholarships are available to UK / EU students on any of the MSc Marketing programmes. Further details can be found on the  Simon Evans Scholarships  page.

Closing date for applications 1st August.