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Thank you for your interest in this years Millennium Point Scholarship. Unfortunately applications are now closed for this year. Stay in touch with news on the 2022 Scholarship by visiting our website.

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Get your undergraduate tuition fees fully paid for.

Apply for the Millennium Point Scholarship and you could win your tuition fees fully paid for your undergraduate degree. Choose from over 20 courses in computing, digital technology, engineering and construction at Birmingham City University.  Runners up will receive a range of benefits and support that develop your core skills and create opportunities to help you kick start your career in science, technology, engineering and maths.

To apply you must be 17 or over and live in the West Midlands Combined Authority. This must be your first undergraduate degree and should be started in September 2021. For more information see our “help applying” page.

Am I eligible to apply?

You’ll need to meet the below criteria:

  • You live in theWest Midlands Combined Authority the United Kingdom. We do not accept international applications.
  • You are 18 by, and looking to start an undergraduate degree in, September 2021.
  • Be available to participate in the second stage in April 2021
  • Your chosen course is an undergraduate at BCU’s Faculty for Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment.
  • You meet the entry requirements for your chosen course – you can find this out on the BCU website.
  • You have completed your application and submitted it by 28th February 2021.
  • You have made an application to BCU for your chosen course by 28th February 2021.


How do I apply?

Download and complete the application and then submit to .

Note for Mac users: click “Save as PDF” when completing your form to avoid any potential problems with changes you make to the document.

Applications close on the 28th February 2021

What do I get out of it?

It’s a two-stage application starting with the completion of the application form followed by an assessment day in March. The winner will be awarded a trophy and a scholarship which pays for their tuition fees at Birmingham City University’s Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built-Environment.

Why should I apply?

It’s not just about the winner, If you make it to the final you will receive workshops that develop your employment, leadership and interview skills, public speaking and presentation training. We will also provide skills coaching and look for opportunities for work placements, mentorship and introductions to leaders in your chosen subject. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain from this life-changing opportunity.




What courses are included in this opportunity?

Below is a list of courses that is eligible to be funded by the Millennium Point Trust Scholarship (hover the over faculty image if on desktop). If you do not see your course listed, then it is likely that it is not eligible to receive our funding, but you can check by visiting the Birmingham City University’s Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment page.

Digital Technology

Courses Included:

  • Digital Media Computing
  • Digital Media Technology
  • Film Production Technology
  • Visual Effects
  • Music Technology
  • Sound Engineering and Production


Courses Included:

  • Business Information Technology
  • Computer Games Technology
  • Computer and Data Science
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Networks and Security
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Forensics
  • Computing and Information Technology
  • Cyber Security


Courses Included:

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineering and Construction Management
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Fire Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Built Environment

Courses Included:

  • BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Building Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) Construction Management
  • BSc (Hons) Property Development and Planning
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) Real Estate
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What are the key application dates?

Application Deadline

Sunday 28th

February 2021

Applicants Notified

March 2021

Final Assessment Day

April 2021

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