Scholarships for International Students at University of Birmingham in UK



Deadline: varies through Region
Open to: International students from all over the world
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom


To reward outstanding achievement and to help ensure that fears about finance do not constrain prospective international students  from considering study in the UK, the University of Birmingham is pleased to offer a number of prestigious international scholarships for 2017 entry*.

Please click on the links below for further information about the main undergraduate and postgraduate international scholarship programmes that the University currently supports. These scholarships are generally open to applicants from outside of the European Union and EU applicants are advised to review our UK/EU funding pages.

Multiple Region Scholarship Programmes

To be confirmed

Scholarship scheme Eligibility  Deadline
Islamic Development Bank Scholarship 56 countries, PhD only. Open
Chevening Scholarship

Chevening & Birmingham Partnership Scholarship

160 countries,  Masters only. Closed – Deadline on 8 November 2016
Commonwealth Scholarship Students from developing Commonwealth countries, selected subjects only. Masters and PhD. Closed – Deadline on 15 November 2016
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Students from developing Commonwealth countries, selected subjects only. Masters only. 28 February 2017
Roberto Rocca Fellowship Candidates from the fields of Materials Science, Mechanical, Metallurgical or Petroleum Engineering and whose research offers potential benefits to the steel industry. PhD only. 15 December 2016
Northern Consortium UK Scholarship Candidates from all countries can apply for one of three £5,000 scholarships. Foundation only.

Middle East & Africa 


Scholarship scheme Eligibility Deadline 
Nigeria UKEAS Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Scholarship Nigeria, Undergraduate.
Saïd Foundation Scholarship Candidates must be Syrian, Palestinian (including Palestinians inside Israel), Lebanese or Jordanian. Masters only. Closed – Deadline on 1 November 2016
Higher Education Scholarship Palestine (HESPAL) Junior academic staff in Palestinian universities.

To be confirmed

Scholarship scheme    Eligibility  Deadline
Fulbright Scholarship USA, Postgraduate. Closed – Deadline on 11 October 2016
Marshall Scholarship USA, Postgraduate. Closed – Deadline on 3 October 2016
USA Birmingham Postgraduate Scholarship USA, Masters.
USA Birmingham Undergraduate Scholarship USA, Undergraduate.
Santander Scholarship Latin America and USA, Masters.
Canada Birmingham Undergraduate Scholarship Canada, Undergraduate.



Scholarship scheme  Eligibility  Deadline
Li Siguang Scholarship China, PhD only. To be confirmed


Hong Kong Birmingham Postgraduate Scholarship Hong Kong, Masters.
Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme  Hong Kong,  Undergraduate and Masters. 31 December 2016
Hong Kong Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Scholarship Hong Kong, Undergraduate.
Taylor’s Malaysia Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Scholarship Malaysia, Undergraduate.
MABECS Malaysia Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Scholarship Malaysia, Undergraduate.
GREAT’ India Scholarship for Life Sciences at Birmingham India, Undergraduate.
GREAT’ India Scholarships for MBA at Birmingham India, MBA .
India Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Scholarships India, Undergraduate.
Charles Wallace Trust Scholarships India, Various


For Further Information about Scholarship opportunities please visit the official web-page 




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