2016 Birmingham/UKEAS Scholarship
Applications are invited for University of Birmingham / UKEAS Nigeria Outstanding Achievement Scholarships starting September 2016. Nigerian applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
The main objective of the university is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.
Birmingham is constantly developing and evolving in its desire to become a leading global university. This is being achieved through their enhanced research power and reach; the distinctiveness of their exceptional student experience; the breadth and depth of their academic portfolio; their size and the extent of their global networks.
In order to undertake a programme of study here at the University, applicants will need to demonstrate that a suitable level of English proficiency. They can demonstrate their level of English with IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or alternative qualifications.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are tenable in the field of Arts and Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences.
Scholarship Award: The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce the award 4 scholarships of £5000 for Nigerian students applying for entry to an undergraduate programme at the University starting September 2016.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: In order to be eligible, candidates must:
-Have received an offer and selected the University of Birmingham as their firm choice for any full time undergraduate programme starting September 2016. The student must be entering the first year of an undergraduate programme based at Birmingham.
-Have met the academic conditions of their offer to the programme.
-Be classed as Nigeria domiciled and a Nigerian national.
-Be classed by the University as an overseas fee payer for tuition fee payment. Should be able to fund the remaining costs of their studies at Birmingham from other sources.
-Start their studies at the University in September 2016; the scholarship award may not be deferred. Be registered with, and have their undergraduate study application attached to, one of our local representatives (as listed above). A student may only apply through one local representative.
-To apply for the scholarship students will need to have accepted an offer from the University of Birmingham and be in contact with our representatives, UKEAS, by 31 May 2016.
Nationality: Nigerian applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: To apply for the scholarship students will need to have accepted an offer from the University of Birmingham and be in contact with university’s representatives, UKEAS, by 31 May 2016.
English language Requirements: If first language is not English applicants must provide an English language qualification. Recognised qualifications include: IELTS: 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band. If applicants need to improve their level of English in order to meet the minimum entry-level requirement applicants may be able attend one of the full-time courses run by English for International Students Unit.
How to Apply: To apply for the scholarship students will need to have accepted an offer from the University of Birmingham and be in contact with one of university’s representatives. Selection for the award will be based on academic performance and students will be shortlisted for interviews (either in person or via Skype) which are to be held in June and July. The scholarships will be announced shortly after interview. The full scholarship will be awarded upon enrolment on studies in September 2016. Students already registered and studying on a programme at the University of Birmingham are not eligible for the award.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 31-May-2016.