Birmingham Master Scholarships

Level of study
Postgraduate research masters, Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closes 30/04/2020

Award Description

The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce the Birmingham Masters Scholarship scheme. We will be offering awards of £2,000 per scholarship to outstanding students wishing to undertake Masters study at the University during 2020.

Scholarships will be awarded to at least 60 candidates based on academic performance in their previous studies. Nomination will be based on the following criteria:

  • Weighted mean marks from their undergraduate study
  • Professional qualifications and achievements
  • Strength of the personal statement

Successful candidates will be notified during July 2020.

Value of Award

£2,000 per scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must:

  • Gain admission to a Masters programme (MA, MSc, LLM, MEd, MPH, MBA) at Birmingham for 2020 entry. Distance-learning programmes and MRes (combined taught and research) programmes are eligible for the awards. MA/MSc by Research degrees are NOT eligible.
  • Be self-funded or applying for a postgraduate government loan to pay your fees and living expenses.

Note: students already registered on a postgraduate programme are not eligible to apply

Candidates are expected to attain a First-class or Upper Second-class (2:1) Honours degree (or the equivalent) for their undergraduate qualification.

How to Apply

To be considered for a Birmingham Masters Scholarship, applicants must, by the 30 April deadline, have:

  • 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. 
  • Completed the Birmingham Masters Scholarship application form. Applicants should enter the application ID number that they were given during their application to the Masters programme.


Postgraduate Recruitment Team

+44 (0)121 414 7136


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