Student funding opportunities

Coins and bank notesInternational Work Experience Bursary

(Any student in their first, second or penultimate year of study)

The University of Birmingham International Work Experience Bursary offers financial support  for undergraduates (except final years) to undertake work experience overseas in the summer vacation. The International Work Experience bursary is available to students who source their own work experience opportunities and require funding to assist with the costs involved.

UK Professional Work Experience Bursary

(Any student in their first, second or penultimate year of study)

The University of Birmingham UK Professional Work Experience scheme offers financial support for undergraduates (except final years) to undertake work experience in the UK in the summer vacation.

Gateway Bursary

(Any student in their first, second or penultimate year of study)

The Gateway Bursary provides financial support to students at the University of Birmingham undertaking internships or work experience relevant to their future career. The aim of the bursary is to assist students in improving their personal and professional development by allowing them to take up critical experiences they may otherwise not be able to afford. Awards are available for work experience placements throughout the academic year.

Undergraduate Research Experience Bursary

(Any student in their first, second or penultimate year of study)

The University of Birmingham Undergraduate Research Experience scheme offers financial support for undergraduates (except final years) to undertake work experience or a research placement in the summer vacation.

Global Challenge

Open to University of Birmingham undergraduate students for all years of study

A unique scheme to give ambitious students once-in-a-lifetime opportunities as interns in top global companies.

More information about funding opportunities