Poynting Achievement Scholarship

Level of study
Any Undergraduate
Subject area
Physics and Astronomy
EU, Overseas (Non-EU)
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
None. Open all year.

Award Description

The Poynting Achievement Scholarship, for international undergraduate physics students, celebrates your significant success in achieving your place as a student at the University of Birmingham.

Learn more about the Poynting Scholarship

Value of Award

The Poynting Achievement Scholarship consists of £1500 during semester 1 of each year of your undergraduate degree for all students who meet the criteria below.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this award you must:

To renew this award in a subsequent year of study you must:

  • Hold Poynting Achievement Scholarship or Poynting Excellence Scholarship in the previous academic year.
  • Achieve 70% year average at the first attempt in your previous year of study.
  • Renewal will pause for years spent in international study or intercalated study and will restart during your return to study at in School of Physics and Astronomy at Birmingham based on the performance from the year before your year out.

How to Apply

No application is required, all those who meet the conditions above will be contacted by the end of welcome week 2022.


Physics Undergraduate Admissions

0121 414 4563