International Excellence Scholarship (Mechanical Engineering)

Subject area
Mechanical Engineering
Overseas (Non-EU)
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 01/10/2014 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The International Excellence Scholarship is awarded to overseas undergraduate students who apply to study Mechanical Engineering in recognition of academic excellence. A wide range of international qualifications will be considered - please contact the admissions tutor to find out the criteria that would apply in each case.

  • Learn more about the International Entry Bursary

Value of Award

This scholarship is valued at £1,500 individually, and will be added to the £1,500 International Entry Bursary to result in a total of £3,000 awarded as a tuition fee contribution. This scholarship will be paid directly to the School of Mechanical Engineering on behalf of the award holder. 

To retain the Excellence Scholarship, students must continue to perform at first class level – ie they must achieve an average mark of at least 70% at the end of each year.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to qualify for this award, an applicant must:

  • Be classed as Overseas for fee purposes;
  • Have made a programme in Mechanical Engineering their firm choice;
  • Have achieved AAA at A Level or equivalent qualifications.

Scholars cannot be in receipt of a fully-funded fees scholarship from an external body. (Part-funded students should contact to Admissions Tutor for further information with regards to eligibility).

How to Apply

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


Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Admissions

0121 414 4230