Scholarships and Waivers

Support for students

University College Birmingham provides a range of support designed to encourage individuals to access programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate level and to be successful in their studies. Part of this support is in the form of financial support and other benefits.

Scholarships and bursaries

Available to eligible home and EU students, our scholarships are designed to support students who demonstrate excellence in academic and sporting achievements.

Sporting Excellence Scholarship

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Scholarships for International Students

In addition to the schemes above, we also offer a range of scholarships and fee waivers exclusively for international students.

Students must have overseas international status and have received an offer to study on a full-time course at University College Birmingham in the current/upcoming academic year. Visit the pages linked below to view the full eligibility criteria and application process for each scholarship.

International Scholarship Award

Open to all undergraduate and postgraduate international students, this £1,000 fee waiver is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Early Payment Discount

A £500 tuition fee discount available to all undergraduate and postgraduate students who pay their full tuition fee prior to the early payment deadline.

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High Achievers Scholarship

Tuition fee discounts ranging from £3,000 to a full year’s fee waiver, available for undergraduate students who demonstrate high academic attainment.

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Sustainable Development Award

Open to postgraduate students, this £4,000 tuition fee discount is available to applicants who can demonstrate their dedication to promoting sustainability.

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Fee waivers and awards

Available to eligible home and EU students, fee waivers are designed to offer a discount on student's tuition fees based on eligibility. No application is necessary as the discount will be applied at enrolment.

The Kick-Start Scheme

For new students starting a full-time undergraduate course, University College Birmingham will provide financial support in the form of the ‘The Kick-Start Scheme’. Eligible UK students will receive credit of up to £800, which can be used on a dedicated website to purchase course-related materials or on certain items within University College Birmingham. The great news is these funds don't need to be paid back! 

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Digital Award

University College Birmingham is piloting the provision of a Digital Award to selected groups of students. Eligible students will receive a £280 Digital Award that can be used to purchase a laptop or tablet from the Kick-Start website.

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Students of University College Birmingham

Undergraduate to Postgraduate Waiver

For courses starting in 2024/25, University College Birmingham students who achieve a first class Honours degree will receive a 20% discount off their postgraduate fees. All other students will receive a 15% discount.

This applies to all alumni of University College Birmingham*. No application is necessary. We will apply the discount at enrolment. 

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