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Our fully funded undergraduate scholarship is back

Posted on Monday September 16, 2019

Applications are now open for our life-changing scholarship at Birmingham City University.

Each year, the Millennium Point Charitable Trust fully fund an undergraduate degree at Birmingham City University’s Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment, which covers over 20 different courses ranging from civil engineering to video game design and film production.

Now in its sixth year, the Millennium Point Trust Scholarship has funded four young people through their degrees at Birmingham City University, with the fifth winner, Laura starting her course in Film Production Technology this month.

Courses eligible range from civil engineering to video game design and film production

Who can apply?

Applications are only being accepted from students living in the West Midlands region, who cannot already have or currently be studying an undergraduate degree.

Why should they apply?

All finalists will benefit from the programme with opportunities that can kick start their career in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM).

One person will get a fully funded degree – which means they won’t pay their undergraduate tuition fees. They’ll also have several opportunities to develop through networking, events and industry links provided through Millennium Point.

All finalists receive skills development and training to build their confidence before the live final. Following the competition, they can become an alumnus of the programme and benefit from a range of opportunities such as mentoring, work placements and networking.

How can they apply?

The application process is broken down into two stages, with those who proceed to stage two getting to present their story to a live audience comprised of key stakeholders and industry experts.

The first stage is quick and easy, they just need to fill out an application and submit it to our online form with any supporting materials before 11:59pm 31st January 2020. We’ll then select up to 6 finalists to compete in the live final in March.

Get started

If you or someone you know is interested, head over to millenniumpoint.org.uk/scholarship/apply and start the application.


Millennium Point is a multi-award-winning venue, charity and landmark public building in the east side of Birmingham City centre. Profits from its commercial activity is invested through the Millennium Point Charitable Trust into projects, events and initiatives which support the growth and development of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and education in the West Midlands region. For more information, visit our about page.