Physics Bursary

About | Benefits of bursary | How to apply


This sports bursary is funded by the school of Physics and Astronomy and is open to all sports people who have applied to study an undergraduate course within this school.

The University of Birmingham has one of the largest schools of Physics and Astronomy in the country, with excellent reviews for undergraduate teaching (NSS) and a grade 5 in the most recent (2001) Research Assessment Exercise.

With a high academic standards and the added bonus of a sports bursary, Birmingham is a great place for sports performers with a passion for physics to study.


Benefits of the Physics Bursary

Funded up to £800 per annum (can be put towards any sports or training related costs, e.g. gym membership, tournament expenses, coaching, equipment)

Awarded for the duration of undergraduate study


How to apply

The bursary is subject to the recipient maintaining predetermined very high academic and sporting standards.

If you have any questions about this bursary please contact Admissions Tutor for the School of Physics and Astronomy at:


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Former Physics Bursary recipient Pamela Relph won gold in mixed coxed fours rowing at the London 2012 Paralympics

Pamela Relph's twitpic of her gold medal