International Excellence/Achievement Scholarship at University of Birmingham

  • Bachelor
  • £7,500

The International Excellence/Achievement Scholarships are awarded to overseas undergraduate students who apply to study Chemical Engineering in recognition of academic excellence. A wide range of international qualifications will be considered, please contact the admissions tutor to find out the criteria that would apply in each case.

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In order to qualify for this award applicants must:

  • Be classed as Overseas for fee purposes
  • Have made a programme in Chemical Engineering their firm choice

Achievement Scholarships are worth £1,500 and are awarded to those who achieve A*AA at A level or equivalent. Excellence Scholarships are worth £3,000 and are awarded to those who achieve A*A*A at A level or equivalent. To retain the First Class Scholarship, students must continue to perform at first class level – ie they must achieve an average mark of at least 70% at the end of each year.

Scholars cannot be in receipt of a fully-funded fees scholarship from an external body. Part-funded students should contact to Admissions Tutor for further information with regards to eligibility.

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All eligible students 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.


There is no special application process. The awards will be made automatically to all eligible students admitted to the School of Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham who apply by the end of September to commence their studies in the October of their year of entry.

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