MBA Scholarships and funding

We want you to be completely aware of your financial commitment before becoming a student at Birmingham. This page provides you with information on gaining financial support and other costs involved in MBA study so that you can plan your finances from day one.

Scholarships for full-time MBA applicants

MBA International Business and MBA Global Banking & Finance

We have a number of scholarships for students on our 12 month full time MBA programmes, providing a financial contribution towards your tuition fees. Assessment will be made via a separate application process only open to offer holders for the Birmingham MBA 12 month full time programmes for 2021/22 entry. Please note the deadline to apply for the 12 month full time MBA scholarships is Friday 9th April.

Please contact Victoria Malin, MBA Recruitment and Admissions Officer, for more details: mbaadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk.

MBA Donor Scholarships

African MBA Scholarship

  • The scholarship holder will be in financial need as determined by the University.
  • The scholarship holder will be from the continent of Africa.
  • The scholarship will be allocated on the basis of intellectual excellence, relevant experience and evidence of a commitment to the economic development of Africa.
  • The African MBA Scholarship is a full-fees scholarship (£30,450 for 2021/22 entry), part funded by a private donor with a commitment to Africa and part by the University. 
  • Please note this scholarship is only available to one 12 month full time MBA offer holder for 2021/22 entry.

Claire and Sean Henry Scholarship

  • The scholarship holder will be in financial need as determined by the University.
  • The scholarship holder will be from India.
  • The scholarship will be allocated on the basis of intellectual excellence, relevant experience and clarity of future plans as determined by the selection committee.
  • The Claire and Sean Henry Scholarship is a full-fees scholarship (£30,450 for 2021/22 entry), part funded by a private donor and part by the University. 
  • Please note this scholarship is only available to one 12 month full time MBA offer holder for 2021/22 entry.

Additional funding

For UK students

University Scholarships

The University has a number of scholarships available to postgraduate students. These cover both research and taught programmes, and assist with the cost of tuition fees. For more information visit our postgraduate funding database.

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. 

For 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.

The Fulbright Program

American citizens with a minimum 3.5 GPA in their Bachelors degree may apply for Fulbright awards specifically for MBA students. Details and application forms are available via www.fulbright.co.uk.

 

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