Postgraduate Taught Scholarships in Birmingham Business School

At Birmingham Business School we offer a wide variety of scholarships for our new MSc students in 2022. These awards are available to both UK and international applicants and range in value from partial to full tuition fee support, as well as awards of up to £10,000 for our alumni.

What is available?

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. 

UK/Home Scholarships

If you are treated as a Home student for fee purposes, Birmingham Business School is offering a significant number of scholarships. Awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence as assessed from your course application. The typical scholarship award for successful candidates will be 40% of the tuition fee. Further funding in order to cover the remainder of the tuition fee may be available via the Government Postgraduate Loan for Masters Study.

MSc Financial Technology Scholarships

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.

MSc Research Insights in Marketing Scholarships

To celebrate the launch of our new MSc Research Insights in Marketing (insert link) 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.

European Scholarships

To support European students who can no longer access Home tuition fees, if you are permanently domiciled in the EU/EEA but will pay international tuition fees, 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.

Alumni Scholarships

We have a number of scholarships reserved for University of Birmingham alumni worth £10,000 each, or worth the full tuition fee if the tuition fee is less than £10,000. 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.

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.

Am I eligible?

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

How can I 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 30 July 2022. Please note that scholarship applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so please apply as early as possible.

How are the scholarships selected?

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.
  • Please note only successful candidates will be contacted. As scholarship applications are considered on a rolling basis, we aim to contact successful candidates as soon as possible after they have applied. If you have not been contacted by the end of August 2022 then your scholarship application has been unsuccessful. Applicants who have been successfully awarded a scholarship will be contacted by email and will be given a deadline to accept the award.
  • The MSc Financial Technology Scholarships can only be awarded to those who have received an offer to study on the MSc Financial Technology programme.
  • The MSc Research Insights in Marketing Scholarships can only be awarded to those who have received an offer to study on the MSc Research Insights in Marketing 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.

 

What other funding ia available from 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.