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University of Birmingham MBA Scholarships, UK 2024/2025

Application is now open for the University of Birmingham MBA Scholarships. Interested applicants are encouraged to send in their applications before the deadline date.

About the University of Birmingham and Scholarship

The University of Birmingham, a venerable institution located in the heart of Birmingham, England, holds a distinguished status as a public research university with a rich history dating back to its royal charter in 1900. The university’s roots trace back to the amalgamation of Queen’s College, Birmingham, founded in 1825 as the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery, and Mason Science College, established in 1875 by Sir Josiah Mason. Notably, the University of Birmingham stands as the first English civic or ‘red brick’ university to receive its royal charter, marking a pioneering milestone in the landscape of British higher education.

As a testament to its commitment to academic excellence, the university is a founding member of both the prestigious Russell Group of British research universities and the esteemed international network of research universities, Universitas 21. With a vibrant student community comprising 23,155 undergraduates and 12,605 postgraduates in the academic year 2019–20, the University of Birmingham boasts the seventh-largest student population in the UK, demonstrating its appeal as a hub for learning and scholarship.


In the financial realm, the university exhibits robust fiscal health, reporting an annual income of £909.1 million for the fiscal year 2022–23. Research grants and contracts contributed significantly to this figure, amounting to £196.7 million, underscoring the university’s dedication to advancing knowledge through cutting-edge research. The university’s commitment to research excellence is further highlighted by its performance in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, where it secured an impressive equal 13th position out of 129 institutions on the grade point average.

The University of Birmingham takes pride in its diverse array of academic and cultural assets. Notable among these is the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, housing masterpieces by renowned artists such as Van Gogh, Picasso, and Monet. The Shakespeare Institute, the Cadbury Research Library with the Mingana Collection of Middle Eastern manuscripts, and the Lapworth Museum of Geology contribute to the rich academic tapestry of the university. The iconic Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower, standing tall at 100 meters, serves as a prominent landmark, symbolizing the university’s historical significance.

A distinguished list of academics and alumni further enhances the university’s reputation. Former British Prime Ministers Neville Chamberlain and Stanley Baldwin, the renowned British composer Sir Edward Elgar, and eleven Nobel laureates have all been associated with the University of Birmingham, showcasing its enduring impact on the world stage.

Global recognition of the university’s standing is reflected in various international rankings. The 2022 U.S. News & World Report positions Birmingham at 91st in the world, and in 2019, it secured the 137th spot in the SCImago Institutions Rankings. The Times Higher Education placed Birmingham at a commendable 12th position in the UK in 2021. The university’s consistent presence in such rankings attests to its enduring commitment to academic excellence.

In alignment with its mission to foster inclusivity and support academic aspirations, the University of Birmingham extends a helping hand to MBA students through a range of scholarships. The University of Birmingham MBA Scholarships, awarded on a case-by-case basis, serve as a testament to the institution’s dedication to ensuring that financial constraints do not hinder the pursuit of knowledge. This commitment underscores the university’s ethos of empowering students to realize their full academic potential and contribute meaningfully to society.

Details about the University of Birmingham MBA Scholarships:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Birmingham, UK

Scholarship Value: Merit-based and depends on the quality of the application and the applicant

Number of awards: N/A

Study level: Masters, Postgraduate

Host Institution(s): University of Birmingham, UK

Courses: Business

University of Birmingham MBA Scholarships – Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are advised to meet the following prerequisites to be eligible for University of Birmingham MBA Scholarships:

  • Candidates must have an offer to enroll in one of the MBA programs that are eligible for one year.
  • Applications for MBA programs, resumes, and personal statements should be submitted.

Application Process for University of Birmingham MBA Scholarships

Please contact Victoria Malin, MBA Recruitment and Admissions Officer, for further details:


Victoria Malin


The Application Deadline is: Not Specified

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