University of Birmingham / IDP Pakistan Outstanding Achievement Scholarships

Level of study
Any Undergraduate
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences
Overseas (Non-EU), Pakistan
Type of Award
External, University
Deadline for applying
Closes 17/07/2020

Award Description

The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce the award of 2 scholarships worth £3,500 for Pakistani students applying for entry to an undergraduate programme at the University starting September 2020.

This awards is with one of our local representatives: IDP Pakistan. 

The scholarships will be awarded to the highest performing students starting their University of Birmingham programme in 2020/21 academic year.

Value of Award

The scholarship awards are £3,500 towards tuition fees (for the first year only) of a full time undergraduate degree programme at the University starting September 2020.

Eligibility Criteria

Please note that students already registered and studying on a programme at the University of Birmingham in the UK, and students applying for MBChB Medicine and Surgery or BDS Dental Surgery are not eligible for this scholarship.

In order to be eligible, candidates must:

  • Have received an offer and accepted it as well as select the University of Birmingham as their firm choice for a full time undergraduate programme starting September 2020. The student must be entering the first year of an undergraduate programme based at Birmingham’s UK campus.
  • Meet the academic conditions of their offer to the programme (consideration re conditions yet to be approved due to Covid-19).
  • Be domiciled in Pakistan and be a Pakistani national.
  • Be classed by the University as an overseas fee payer for tuition fee purposes and be able to pay the outstanding tuition fees not covered by the scholarship.
  • Have sufficient funds to cover the full cost of living at the University of Birmingham, plus any visa/travel expenses associated with studying in the UK.
  • Start their studies at the University in September 2020 (the scholarship award may not be deferred).
  • Be registered with, and have their undergraduate study application attached to our local representatives IDP Pakistan.
  • Submit your scholarship application through IDP Pakistan by the deadline; 17 July 2020.

How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship students will need to be registered with our local representative IDP Pakistan, have accepted an offer from the University of Birmingham and have made Birmingham their firm choice by the scholarship deadline of 17 July 2020. Selection for the award will be based purely on academic merit.

Only under exceptional circumstances in which the University is unable to choose an awardee based solely on academic merit (for instance, if two candidates have identical grades) will applicants be asked to attend an interview via Skype.

Decisions will be announced in late July/early August and the scholarships will be awarded upon the students’ enrolment in September 2020.  

For further information please contact our local representatives:

IDP Pakistan, Islamabad Office
Ph: +92 335 4747002

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