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Academic Excellence Scholarship (International)

Key facts

Entry For courses starting in January 2022, September 2022 and January 2023. Scholarships cannot be deferred.
Eligibility
  • Any overseas applicant for a full-time taught postgraduate course or Master's by research at BU
  • You must have achieved a minimum of an upper second-class Honours degree (or international equivalent grades - see below), or a CPE with a merit profile
  • Applicants for the Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) are eligible for this award.
Exclusions
  • If you are applying for a Postgraduate Diploma, distance learning course or certain courses delivered by the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, you will not be eligible for this award
  • You can receive this scholarship alongside a Sports or Music scholarship, but cannot receive any other academic award.
Value £3,500 (tuition fee reduction)
Number available Unlimited
Need to fill in an application No - you will automatically be considered for this award if you meet the criteria*

The Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship for international students is designed to recognise outstanding academic achievement.

Please check out our 2021/22 equivalences table (pdf 154kb) for January 2022 entry and the 2022/23 equivalences table (pdf 155kb) for September 2022 and January 2023 entry, to find out more about the qualifications we accept from your country.

If your country isn’t listed there, please contact our International Admissions Team, who will assess your qualifications.

*If you think you may be eligible for this award but do not receive a confirmation when you enrol at BU, please contact AskBU, who will confirm your eligibility on review of original qualification transcripts.

Important information

Scholarships are reviewed on a regular basis and the university reserves the right to withdraw, amend or introduce new scholarships at any time. Scholarships are offered subject to funding and availability. Scholarship is awarded in your first year only, unless stated otherwise.

For full Terms and Conditions, please view our Scholarship Policy.