Scholarships

The School of Computer Science offers a number of scholarships for students wishing to study for an undergraduate degree in a computer science subject.

Scholarships listed below are for 2022 entry. Scholarships for 2023 entry are currently under review and should be confirmed by summer.

Please note the 'BSc Computer Science with Digital Technology Partnership degrees' are not eligible for our School scholarship consideration, as the tuition fees are funded and a monthly salary is awarded.

UK Students

The School of Computer Science is happy to be able to recognise and reward our top incoming UK undergraduate students, to celebrate your excellent academic achievements before arriving as a student at the University of Birmingham.

Awards Information

The Computer Science UK Excellence Scholarship consists of a single payment of £3000 via bank transfer during semester 1 of the first year of study, for the top ten highest performing students, that meet all conditions listed. 

Applications will be considered on basis of:

  • Final A Level or equivalent grades achieved
  • Content of UCAS application

How to apply

No application is required, successful applicants will be contacted by the beginning of September 2022.   

Conditions

To be eligible for this award on entry to the university you must:

International Students

The School of Computer Science is happy to be able to recognise and reward our incoming International undergraduate students, to celebrate your excellent academic achievements before arriving as a student at the University of Birmingham. 

International Achievement Scholarship

The Computer Science International Achievement Scholarship consists of a tuition fee discount of £1500 during semester 1 of the first year of study for all students who meet the criteria listed.  This award is renewable in subsequent academic years subject to the conditions outlined below. 

Applicants will be considered if they obtain:

  • AAA (including Mathematics) or international equivalent in university-entrance qualifications

How to apply

No application is required, successful applicants will be contacted by the beginning of September 2022.   

Conditions

To be eligible for this award on entry to the university you must:

To renew this award in a subsequent year of study you must

  • Hold this award in the previous academic year
  • Achieve full credits and 70% year average at the first attempt in your previous year of study at Birmingham
  • Renewal will pause for year in industry or international study and will restart during your return to study at Birmingham based on the performance from the year before your year out
  • The award will be automatically allocated to you by our team, no further application is required


International Excellence Scholarship

The Computer Science International Excellence Scholarship consists of a tuition fee discount of £3000 during semester 1 of the first year of study for all students who meet the criteria listed.  

Applicants will be considered if they obtain:

  • A*AA (including Mathematics) or international equivalent in university-entrance qualifications

How to apply

No application is required, successful applicants will be contacted by the beginning of September 2022.   

Conditions

To be eligible for this award on entry to the university you must:

This Computer Science Excellence award (£3000) is not renewable and cannot be held in conjunction with the Computer Science International Achievement Scholarship in first year

Students may be eligible however to obtain the Computer Science International Achievement Scholarship (£1500) for subsequent years of study after completion of year 1, if they meet the following criteria. Students must:

  • Hold the Computer Science International Excellence Scholarship in the first academic year
  • Achieve 70% year average at the first attempt in your previous year of study
  • Renewal will pause for year abroad, industrial year or international study and will restart during your return to study in the School of Computer Science at University of Birmingham based on the performance from the year before your year out
  • The award will be automatically allocated to you by our team, no further application is required

General University Scholarships

Please visit our University Scholarships website for information about general financial support regarding bursaries, grants and scholarships.