Part Time Foundation Degree Partial Fee Waiver

University College Birmingham

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Up to 50 full or partial fee waivers for foundation degree study, up to the full value of tuition fees.
  • Award type:
    • Academic excellence
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies
  • Award level:
  • Undergraduate
  • Number of awards:
  • 50
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • EU, UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • Selection Criteria and Eligibility: UCB wishes to encourage those with capability but no previous experience of higher education study to take up a higher education programme. We recognise that juggling work, family and study commitments is often difficult and potentially very costly. Although there are now loans for UK/EU citizens who are part-time students, which are repayable only when an applicant earns in excess of £21,000, some UK/EU citizens may not be eligible for them. These fee waivers are designed to assist in overcoming any financial barriers that may be present for those who are ineligible to access such loans (although ineligibility on grounds of having a prior equivalent level qualification will not give grounds for award of one of these fee waivers). Applications should detail what benefit is expected to follow from completing the Foundation Degree, and should provide proof that their application to Student Finance England has been unsuccessful. These fee waivers are offered to any applicant meeting the Home/EU nationality test (normally a citizen of the UK or any EU country) who has applied to UCB for a part-time FdA or FdSc programme. They are available only for those making an individual application and not for those who are studying as part of a company (or public body) commissioned programme. Any fee waiver awarded will be for a single academic year only. Applications for subsequent years are possible and are subject to the same eligibility criteria.

Awards from this institution

UCB Undergraduate to PGCE Progression Fee Waiver 2015/16
The Award covers fee waiver of £1060
UCB FE to HE Progression Fee Waiver 2015/16
£1060 discount off each year of the tuition fees of a full-time undergraduate programme for former full-time FE students of UCB. for 1 Academic year
UCB Standard Tuition Fee Waiver Awards 2015/16
£1060 discount off the cost of full-time undergraduate or PGCE tuition fees, for each year of study. for 1 Academic year
UCB Vocational Advantage School Fee Waiver 2015/16
£1060 discount off their first year's tuition fees (or £530 discount if they are only being charged a half year tuition fee).
International Student Progression Scholarship 2015/16
1000 Up to 150 £1000 reduction in tuition fees of a BA Honours or Masters programme. for 1 Academic year
Masters Intern Bursaries 2015/16
Masters Intern Bursaries pay the full value of full-time masters tuition fees at UCB in return for 350 hours of work during the year of study. for 1 Academic year