Applications for the Millennium Point Scholarship 2019 have now closed. You can register your interest for 2020 by getting in touch with our team.
WHAT’S ON OFFER?
There’s one scholarship up for grabs, but everyone who makes it to the second stage of the application process will benefit.
You’ll get a free skills development workshop, support in the second stage of your application and networking opportunities as a member of our Scholarship alumni. You’ll also be acquiring vital skills, confidence as well as potential connections that could help get you started on your career path.
The winner will have tuition fees for their chosen undergraduate degree paid for from BCU’s Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment. They’ll also have a number of opportunities to network with industry leaders, and various media opportunities and support through us before, during and after their degree.
WHY DO WE DO IT?
Now more than ever thousands of jobs are opening up in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in the West Midlands with not enough skilled people to do them. To make sure we unlock the future growth of the region, we know first that we must unlock your future. This scholarship is our way of making sure that these jobs are accessible to everyone, regardless of who you are.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Fill out our online form and submit your answers to the three questions and any supporting materials. We’ll then choose up to six finalists to present at a live final on 27th March 2019 – don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds. We make sure you’re fully prepared.
- Monday 15th October 2018 – Applications Open
- Monday 21st January 2019 – Applications Close
- Monday 4th February 2019 – Shortlisted candidates notified
- Wednesday 27th March 2019 – Millennium Point Scholarship Live Final
CAN I APPLY?
Whether you’re thinking of university or not you can apply for the Scholarship as long as you are:
- Aged 18 by, and looking to start an undergraduate degree in, September 2019
- Currently living in the West Midlands of the United Kingdom.
- Do not currently have, or have started an undergraduate or above level qualification
- You meet the entry requirements for your chosen course
Useful tip: You might find it helpful if you have already made a UCAS application with your desired course to Birmingham City University – but this is not mandatory.
WHAT COURSES CAN I DO?
BSc (Hons) Business Informations Systems
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology
BSc (Hons) Computer Networks
BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics
BSc (Hons) Computer and Information Technology
BSc (Hons) Cyber Security
BEng/MEng Automotive Engineering
BEng/MEng Electronic Engineering
BEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering
BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering
BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology
BSc (Hons) Building Surveying
BSc (Hons) Construction Management
Mplan/BSc (Hons) Property Development and Planning
BEng/MEng Civil Engineering
BSc (Hons) Real Estate
BEng (Hons) Broadcast and Communication Engineering
BSc (Hons) Digital Media and Computing
BSc (Hons) Film Production Technology
BSc (Hons) Film Technology and Visual Effects
BSc (Hons) Music Technology
BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering Production
For a full list of courses and entry requirements, please check out Birmingham City University’s website. Please note that this covers undergraduate courses only and excludes any Foundation Years or Master Level Degrees. Successful candidates will need to reach the minimum entry requirements for the course unless otherwise specified by the course giver.