University of Birmingham / MABECS Outstanding Achievement Scholarship

Level of study
Any Undergraduate
Subject area
Arts and Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Type of Award
External, University
Deadline for applying
Closed 30/06/2023 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce one scholarship award of £2500 for Malaysia domiciled students applying for entry to an undergraduate programme at the Birmingham campus starting September 2023.

These are joint awards with our local representatives, MABECS, and will be awarded to the highest performing students starting their University of Birmingham programme in 2023/24.

Value of Award

The scholarship award is for £2500 towards tuition fees. Available to first year students on a full time undergraduate degree programme at the University of Birmingham, UK campus, starting September 2023.

Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship is not open to students already registered and studying on a programme at the University of Birmingham in the UK.

Students who are applying for government scholarships are still able to apply for our awards, but if the student does receive a full government scholarship or alternative scholarship award then they are no longer eligible for this scholarship.


In order to be eligible, candidates must:

  • Have received an offer and selected the University of Birmingham as their firm choice for a full time undergraduate programme starting September 2023. The student must be entering the first year of an undergraduate programme based at the Birmingham UK campus.
  • Be on track to meet or exceed the academic conditions of their offer to the programme.
  • Be classed as Malaysia domiciled.
  • Be classed by the University as an overseas fee payer for tuition fee purposes and be able to pay the outstanding tuition fees not covered by the scholarship.
  • Have sufficient funds to cover the full cost of living at the University of Birmingham, plus any visa/travel expenses associated with studying in the UK.
  • Start their studies at the University in September 2023 (the scholarship award may not be deferred).
  • Be registered with, and have their undergraduate study application attached to our local representatives - MABECS.
  • Accept an offer from the University of Birmingham and be in contact with MABECS by 30 June 2023.

How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship students will need to have accepted an offer from the University of Birmingham and be in contact with MABECS by 30 June 2023. Selection for the award will be based on academic performance and the students who are deemed the highest performers in A-Level or SAM programmes. Students will be shortlisted for interviews, which are to be held in July 2023 (date TBC) in Kuala Lumpur. The scholarships will be announced shortly after interview.