We offer a scholarship named after the first Birmingham Professor of Physics, Professor Poynting. The following awards are available to all privately funded international students applying for undergraduate programmes in the School.
In Year 1, all students meeting the below eligibility criteria will receive an Achievement Scholarship or Excellence Scholarship of £1,500 or £3,000, respectively.
During the degree programme, those whose performance is judged to be excellent will also be eligible for the First Class Scholarship which is worth £1,500 per year, providing the student proceeds normally to each year with an average >70%. Students who don't acheive >70% become ineligible for future years. Therefore, the best students could receive a total of £7,500 over a four year degree.
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All students who enter the first year of the course who have placed Physics at Birmingham as their firm choice in UCAS.
All students who enter the first year of the course who have placed Physics at Birmingham as their firm choice in UCAS and achieved the following grades:
A Levels: A*A*A*
IB: 7, 7, 7 from Higher Levels
HKDSE: 5*, 5*, 5*
Indian Standard XII: Overall: 90% ISC, CBSE, Maharashtra; or 85% West Bengal; or 95% Other State board
American system: Please see our USA undergraduate entry requirements for A Level equivalencies.
|First Class Scholarship
Students attaining >70% at the end of each of years 1 and 2 of 3 year programmes.
Students attaining >70% at the end of each of years 1, 2 and 3 of 4 year programmes.
Students who don’t achieve >70% become ineligible for future years.
For other equivalencies, please see our webpages specific to your country.
A wide range of international qualifications will be considered - please us the School to find out the criteria that would apply in each case.
You may also be interested in the University's funding database for details of other centrally-administered scholarships.