First Class Scholarship for UK and EU students

The School of Civil Engineering offers First Class Scholarships to eligible UK and EU undergraduates. Applicants must achieve AAA at A-level in approved subjects, including A-level Mathematics or Further Mathematics. International Baccalaureates of 36-37 points or the best three grades in suitable HL subjects will also be considered. The First Class Scholarship has a value of £2000 on entry.

Other qualifications equivalent to A-levels will be considered – please contact the Admissions Tutor to find out the criteria.

Terms and conditions

  1. Only A-levels in APPROVED SUBJECTS count towards the Scholarship.  The approved list contains subjects which are considered to be intellectually challenging (all sciences, modern languages, history, geography etc.).  It excludes general studies, media studies etc. For confirmation about the status of any subject, please contact the Admissions Tutor.
  2. The Scholarship is awarded in the student’s year of entry to the School of Civil Engineering (i.e. the academic year 2014-2015).
  3. Students who were not awarded the Scholarship on entry will not be eligible for it in subsequent years.
  4. Students in receipt of scholarships from organisations other than the University of Birmingham are also eligible for this award.
  5. There is no special application process for the Scholarship.  Awards will be made automatically to all eligible UK and EU students admitted to the School of Civil Engineering in September 2014.
  6. The University’s decision as to whether a qualification is equivalent to AAA or above at A-level is final.
  7. Conditions are subject to change.  Awards are made to candidates who meet the terms and conditions current at the time of entry to the University.

BP STEM Scholarships

Launched in 2012, the BP STEM Scholarships are intended to encourage and support students with a passion for certain STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) subjects. 

Each year BP will offer scholarships to up to 10 students from the University of Birmingham. Each scholarship is worth up to £20 000 with scholars receiving £5000 per year for the duration of their degree (up to four years). The scholarship is not intended to cover fees but offer students support with the costs of resources and living. Learn more about the BP STEM scholarships

University Scholarships

The University offers a range of Scholarships including Music and Sports Scholarships for students who excel in these areas.


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