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Opportunity: Poynting Excellence Scholarship

Type: Undergraduate in Physics and Astronomy

Value: £3,000

Location: UK

Who Can Apply: Domestic and International students



About The Scholarship

We offer a scholarship named after the first Birmingham Professor of Physics, Professor Poynting. The following awards are available to all privately funded international students (inlcuding EU) applying for undergraduate programmes in the School.

In Year 1, all students meeting the below eligibility criteria 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.



Firm offer holders who achieve A*A*A* (including Mathematics or Physics) or equivalent in international qualifications.


How To Apply

No formal application is required, as eligibility is determined by the University. You must return the bank details form within the deadlines communicated by the department.

For more information contact

Physics Undergraduate Admissions
[email protected]








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