HSBC Scholarship

Level of study
Any Undergraduate
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Type of Award
External, University
Deadline for applying
None. Open all year.

Award Description

This scholarship is open to high achieving undergraduates entering the University via the Access to Birmingham (A2B) scheme with a household income of £16,190 or below. Of the 5 scholarships available, one will be allocated to the most outstanding A2B student within each of the 5 Colleges.

Students in receipt of the HSBC scholarship must be prepared to support the Outreach department in its work with the Development and Alumni Business Engagement Office and Alumni donors as well as its Outreach work with schools.

Value of Award

5 scholarships are available, each covering the full rate of undergradate tuition fee. The award will continue for each scholar in subsequent years of study subject to normal academic progression and fulfilment of the ambassadorial commitments attached to the award. 

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be entering the University through the Access to Birmingham (A2B) scheme;
  • Have a household income of below £16,190;
  • Be identified as a top performing A2B student, achieving the standard offer for the course and achieve the highest score in the A2B online module and assignment. 

How to Apply

There is no application form for this scholarship; eligible students will be identified and invited to apply for the award during the first academic term. The application process will also include an interview stage.


Funding, Graduation & Awards

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