International Achievement Award

Level of study
Any Undergraduate
Subject area
Civil Engineering, Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
EU, Overseas (Non-EU)
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
None. Open all year.

Award Description

This scholarship is awarded to overseas students entering their first year of an undergraduate programme in the School of Engineering in recognition of excellent academic performance. Scholars who continue to meet high academic standards may be eligible for the renewal of their scholarship for each year of study. These are worth £1,500.

Learn more about the International Achievement Award by visiting the School of Engineering scholarship webpage.

Value of Award

The scholarships are worth £1,500  They will be awarded as a tuition fee contribution, which will be paid directly to the University of Birmingham on behalf of the award holder.

This award is renewable and to retain the Achievement Scholarship, students must continue to perform at first class level i.e. they must achieve an average mark of at least 70% at the end of each year.

Where an award lapses due to academic criteria not being met, it cannot be reinstated.

Eligibility Criteria

International students who attain AAB at A level, or equivalent on entry will receive £1500.

An additional £1,500 is awarded to International students who attain A*AA/AAAA or equivalent on entry. 

Scholars cannot be in receipt of a fully funded fees scholarship from an external body. Part-funded students should contact the Admissions Tutor for eligibility.

The student must have chosen The University of Birmingham as their Firm choice via UCAS, where applicable.

How to Apply

There is no special application process. The awards will be made automatically to all eligible students admitted to the School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham who apply by the end of September to commence their studies in the September/October of their year of entry.


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