Postgraduate Taught Scholarships in Birmingham Business School

We have a number of scholarships ranging in value from £2,500 to full tuition fees available for International and Home students joining us in September 2021 on the following full-time 12-month programmes:

Eligibility

In order to be eligible to apply, you must fulfil all the following criteria:

How to apply

You must complete our online scholarship application form, a link to which will be emailed to you shortly after you have received the offer from the University of Birmingham to start one of the full-time programmes above. Please read the instructions in that email and on the application form carefully before submitting it. If you do not complete the application form using the link in the email, you will not be considered for one of our scholarships.

The scholarship application must be fully completed and submitted by 3 May 2021. Please note that scholarship applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so please apply as early as possible.

Our unique Scholarship options

Dean's Responsible Business Scholarships

These prestigious scholarships, awards of which are available up to your full MSc tuition fee value, will be awarded to candidates who exhibit the highest standards of academic excellence, and who are passionate about Responsible Business. At Birmingham Business School, our vision is to promote curiosity and thought leadership for Responsible Business. As part of your scholarship application, you will be required to complete a written exercise on Responsible Business which will be reviewed alongside your course application. 

MSc Financial Technology Scholarships

To celebrate the launch of our new MSc Financial Technology programme, Birmingham Business School is offering scholarships of up to 50% of your tuition fee to those who have received an offer for this programme. Awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence as assessed from your course application.

Alumni Scholarships

We have a number of scholarships reserved for University of Birmingham alumni worth £10,000 each. Awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence as assessed from your course application.

Indian Subcontinent Scholarships

If you are permanently domiciled in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka, Birmingham Business School is offering scholarships of up to 40% of your tuition fee. Awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence as assessed from your course application.

African Scholarships

If you are permanently domiciled in Africa, Birmingham Business School is offering scholarships of up to 40% of your tuition fee. Awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence as assessed from your course application.

Home Scholarships

If you are treated as a Home student for fee purposes, Birmingham Business School is offering scholarships of up to 40% of your tuition fee. Awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence as assessed from your course application.

Rest of the World Scholarships

If you are not eligible for the Indian subcontinent, Africa and Home scholarships, Birmingham Business School is offering scholarships of up to 40% of your tuition fee. Awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence as assessed from your course application.

Selection

All awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence as assessed from your course application (alongside the written exercise for the Dean’s Responsible Business Scholarship). Scholarship awards are based on students’ grades at the time of application. Scholarship applications will be assessed on a rolling basis by a Business School Scholarship Committee.

Terms and Conditions

  • Scholarships are awarded as a fee discount on the overall total fee for the programme. The value of the scholarships will be determined by the Business School Scholarship Committee.
  • Applicants who have been successfully awarded a scholarship will be contacted by email and will be given a deadline to accept the award. Please note only successful candidates will be contacted. 
  • The MSc Financial Technology Scholarships can only be awarded to those who have received an offer to study on the MSc Financial Technology programme.
  • You will not be eligible for any further discount to the tuition fee through any other University of Birmingham scheme should you receive one of these scholarships.

Other funding from around the University

UK students

Birmingham Masters Scholarship scheme

We are offering up to 350 awards of £1,500 to support the brightest and best applicants wishing to undertake Masters study at the University during 2021/22.

The Grants Register

Most large public libraries will have a copy of the Grants Register and possibly other publications, which list various grant-awarding and charitable bodies which may be willing to assist postgraduate students in certain circumstances. 

International Students

The British Council

The largest provider of assistance to international students is the British Council . As well as distributing British Government awards, it also acts as an agent for other funding bodies. For further information, contact the nearest British Council office to your home or, if in doubt or there is not one near you, the Educational Attache at the British Embassy or High Commission in your capital city.

University Scholarships

The University offers a number of scholarships for international students to reward outstanding academic achievement. For more information visit International Scholarships, or use our PG Funding Database.