Foundation Academic merit awards for International Students in UK, 2019-2020

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: The University of Birmingham
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Foundation programs
  • Award: £10,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: International
  • The program can be taken in the UK
  • Application Deadline: August 5, 2019
  • Language: English


  • Eligible Countries: Foreign candidates are eligible.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Available for pursuing a Foundation Pathway degree program at the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: A student should not be in receipt of any other internal or external scholarship, funding or sponsorship.
  • Must meet the academic conditions of their offer to the program.
  • Also, must be classed by the University as an overseas fee payer for tuition fee payment and should be able to fund the remaining costs of their studies at Birmingham from other sources.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Interested applicants are suggested to enroll in a foundation Pathway degree program at the university. After that, they will be eligible to complete the online application form for the award.
  • Supporting Documents: You have to submit your academic background details, and also short, essay-style questions about academic and extracurricular achievement.
  • Language Requirement: The participants must be proficient in the English language.


There are two types of awards available-

  • BIA Academic Merit financial aid positions will provide £3,000 to all participants who are eligible.
  • And, BIA Pathway financial aid positions will have the value of £10,000 to the Engineering and Physical Sciences and Medical, Life and Geo Sciences pathways applicants.

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