Scholarships and finance 

All Scholarships offered by the Graduate School in Mathematics are open to students who have accepted an offer of a place on our PhD programme.  

School Scholarships

School or EPSRC Scholarships.

These scholarships are open to all applicants and they cover all Home/EU tuition fees and a maintenance allowance of approximately £15,900.

All students who are accepted on to our PhD programme will automatically be considered for one of these scholarships.

University Scholarships

These scholarships are  open to PhD students across the University and are consequently very competitive and only the most qualified students will be entered by the Graduate School of Mathematics.  We emphasise that the Graduate School Mathematics and not the student applies for these scholarships.  Students accepted to the Graduate School after 31st May of the year of entry cannot be considered for these scholarships. Scholarships may include:

  • Alumni Scholarship – open to all full-time postgraduate students (including international students) who are an alumnus or the child of an alumnus of The University of Birmingham, preference given to students reading a research degree.  Renewable for up to 3 years. Value of award: Home rate tuition fees only.
  • Dudley Docker Research Scholarship – open only to existing students at The University of Birmingham who have graduated in a Pure or Applied Science and continuing to undertake research at the University in a Science or Engineering field. 
  • Richard Fenwick Scholarship – open to any full-time postgraduate student. Value of Award: Home tuition and a maintenance allowance.
  • AE Hills Scholarship – open to any full-time postgraduate student. Value of Award: Home tuition and a maintenance allowance.
  • Santander and University of Birmingham Scholarship
    In partnership with Banco Santander, the University of Birmingham is delighted to offer postgraduate scholarships to outstanding candidates from Latin America and USA.