Poynting Excellence Scholarship

Level of study
Any Undergraduate
Subject area
Physics and Astronomy
EU, Overseas (Non-EU)
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
None. Open all year.

Award Description

We offer a scholarship named after the first Birmingham Professor of Physics, Professor Poynting. The following awards are available to all privately funded international students (inlcuding EU) applying for undergraduate programmes in the School.

In Year 1, all students meeting the below eligibility criteria will receive an Achievement Scholarship or Excellence Scholarship of £1,500 or £3,000, respectively.

During the degree programme, those whose performance is judged to be excellent will also be eligible for the First Class Scholarship which is worth £1,500 per year, providing the student proceeds normally to the next level with an average >70%. Therefore, the best students could receive a total of £7,500 over a four year degree.

Value of Award


Eligibility Criteria

Firm offer holders who achieve A*A*A* (including Mathematics or Physics) or equivalent in international qualifications.

How to Apply

No formal application is required, as eligibility is determined by the University. You must return the bank details form within the deadlines communicated by the department.


Physics Undergraduate Admissions

0121 414 4563

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