Birmingham Master Scholarships

Level of study
Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Drama and Theatre Arts, Heritage, History of Art, Law, Modern Languages and Cultures, Music, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Health and Population Sciences, Education, Social Studies
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 15/06/2018 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

For 2018 entry the university is offering 100 new £2,000 scholarships for Masters students in selected subject areas. This means that there is even more financial support available for you to pursue your Masters at Birmingham. 

A Masters qualification from the University of Birmingham has always been a valuable asset – one that, on average, boosts your earning potential by £200,000* – and can set you on the path to your dream career.

For 2018 entry the University has 100 new £2,000 scholarships available for Masters students in selected subject areas, supporting the brightest and best postgraduates to excel at Birmingham and stand out in an increasingly competitive, global job market.

Value of Award

There are 100 scholarships worth £2,000 available for Masters students in selected subject areas.

Eligibility Criteria

The Birmingham Master Scholarships will be available to students who are:

  • Domiciled in the UK or EU
    Students recorded as Home or EU for fee-status purposes are eligible, provided that they meet the other eligibility criteria.
  • Studying full time or part time for a maximum of two years
    A standard taught Masters course lasts one year if taken on a full-time basis, or two years if taken part time. Full-time courses that last two years are eligible. Any course that lasts longer than two years is not eligible for the funding.
  • Self-funded
    You must be self-funding or applying for a postgraduate government loan to pay your fees and living expenses
  • Not already registered on a postgraduate programme
    Applicants must not currently be enrolled on a postgraduate degree course.
  • Undertaking a Masters course in an eligible subject 

For all eligible subjects, please view the website.

How to Apply

To be considered for an award, applicants must, by the Round 3 deadline (15 June 2018), have done both of the following:

  • Made an application to their intended Masters programme. Please apply through the relevant programme page on the Course finder section of the University of Birmingham website. 
    This must include all of the relevant supporting documentation: references, transcripts if available, and English language certification if applicable.
  • Completed the Birmingham Masters Scholarships application form

Applicants should enter the application ID number that they were given during the application to the Masters programme.


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