January 19, 2014

University of Birmingham Scholarships for International Postgraduate Students

International Postgraduate Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: University of Birmingham
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Birmingham is pleased to offer a number of international postgraduate scholarships.

The University will be offering 20 Scholarships worth £10,000 towards the tuition fee of a one year Masters (Taught or Research) programme for 2014 entry.

University of Birmingham International Postgraduate Scholarships
In order to apply candidates must:
  • have been offered a place to study on an eligible one year Masters programme at the University of Birmingham;
  • be overseas for fee purposes;
  • be attending full-time and on-campus (not distance learning);
  • have a valid student ID number;
  • not be in receipt of a full fee scholarship from any other source;
  • have made adequate financial provision to study in the UK (including any associated visa/travel expenses);
  • be able to pay any outstanding tuition fees not covered by the scholarship.
Selection criteria:
Applicants must have an excellent academic background; due to the level of competition for these scholarships, only applicants with a first class Bachelors degree (or equivalent) will be considered.

Applicants must also demonstrate excellence in an area of their life; this might be outstanding academic achievement, exceptional achievement in extra curricular activities (such as sport, music, managing events or societies) or significant achievement gained either in their working life or through volunteering and service to others.

Applicants must also outline the contribution they will make to the University of Birmingham as a student and what they expect to gain from studying here.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country (EXCEPT UK/EU students)

Participating Institutions
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Fields of study
Any Eligible One Year Masters degree programmes (Taught & Research) offered at the University in 2014.

Number of awards
Up to twenty (20) will be given

Sponsorship duration
Throughout the whole duration of the masters program

Scholarship benefits
Postgraduate award of £10,000 towards the cost of tuition fees

Method of Application
You must have made an application to study at the University of Birmingham and have been admitted before submitting a scholarship application.

The link to the scholarship application form will be sent automatically to students who have received an offer of admission to an eligible degree programme for the 2014/15 academic year.

It is important to read the how to apply section and visit the official website (links found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

The scholarship application deadline is Friday 28 February 2014.

The University of Birmingham is a British red brick university located in the city of Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Birmingham Medical School and Mason Science College.

For over a century the University of Birmingham has been recognised as one of the world’s leading universities for the quality of its teaching and research. The school attracts students of the highest calibre from around the world and have been welcoming international students to the University for over 100 years.

Application Deadline: 28 February 2014
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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