Birmingham postgraduate placements for US Students in UK
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Birmingham postgraduate placements for US Students in UK

United Kingdom 18 May 2021


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Award or Grant Description $$  £5,000

The University of Birmingham is delighted to offer postgraduate placements for American students. The award is open for the academic year 2021/2022.

There are four awards available to encourage and support high achieving candidates commencing a master’s degree at Birmingham University.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: USA
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Postgraduate coursework in Arts and Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • You have received an offer of a place to study on a Masters (taught or research) programme at the University of Birmingham of one year in duration
  • Students must meet the academic conditions of their offer to the programme
  • They must have a valid student ID number
  • Candidates have an offer to study a full-time programme at our UK campus (not distance learning)
  • Be a national of the USA, and be domiciled in the USA
  • Be classified as overseas for fees purposes and be able to pay the outstanding tuition fee not covered by the program
  • They have sufficient funds to cover the full cost of living for a year at the University of Birmingham, plus any visa/travel expenses associated with studying in the UK
  • Students start their studies at the University in September 2021 (the Award may not be deferred)
  • Be registered with and have their postgraduate study application attached to our local representatives: Across the Pond (ATP)

Offered Benefits

The University of Birmingham will provide an award amount of £5,000 towards tuition fees for an eligible one year Masters (taught or research) programme at their UK campus.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: In order to apply for the opportunity, applicants must take admission in the postgraduate degree programme at the University of Birmingham.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates must submit a CV, original academic transcripts, and certificates with their application.
  • Admission Requirements: For postgraduate programs can include: a previous degree or qualification, a minimum grade point average (GPA), English language proficiency needs, and other program-specific requirements.
  • Language Requirement: All applicants need to meet Birmingham’s English language proficiency requirements to apply for master study.

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