Physics Music/Performing Arts Scholarship

Level of study
Any Undergraduate
Subject area
Physics and Astronomy
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 17/09/2021 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The School of Physics and Astronomy offers a number of scholarships for students who have reached grade 8 (or equivalent) in music or performing arts and placed Birmingham as their firm UCAS choice, so that they may continue their studies throughout their degree programmes. Students will be contacted in the August prior to starting their course to provide evidence of their music qualifications.

All students who meet the eligibility criteria and apply by the deadline automatically receive this scholarship. The scholarship is awarded for the duration of undergraduate study, subject to the recipient maintaining predetermined academic and musical standards. Students receiving university level music scholarship, details below, are ineligible for the Physics based award.

The Music/Performing Arts Scholarship is available to help students continue their musical studies throughout their degree programme, and to recognise excellent artistic achievement.

Value of Award

Successful applicants are awarded 10 music lessons worth approximately £600 per year with a tutor from either the Birmingham Conservatoire, the University of Birmingham's School of Music or your own performing arts teacher. You will also receive access to the School of Music's practice rooms.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to receive this scholarship, students must:

  • Have made Physics at the University of Birmingham their firm choice.
  • Have reached grade 8 (or equivalent) in instrument, dance or voice.

How to Apply

You will contacted during August to provide evidence of your qualifications if you wish to apply.


Physics Undergraduate Admissions

0121 414 4563

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