Do you need financial support for your dreams in the future? Do you want to design bridges, stop the next cyber threat, or create a bestselling video game?
help at hand; The search is underway for a lucky West Midlander lucky person to get their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fully paid tuition fee underway, with the launch of the Millennium Point Charitable Trust Scholarship Competition 2022, in partnership with Birmingham City University (BCU).
After the online application deadline of March 11, 2022, a handful of applicants will be invited for Final Evaluation Day in May 2022 before the winner is announced.
This life-changing opportunity, now in its eighth year, is offering one lucky full funding to undergraduate students to pursue their degree, from a choice of over 20 courses in the School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment at Birmingham City University (BCU).
The final winner will determine more than £100,000 in scholarships funded by the Millennium Point Trust at Birmingham City University.
The scholarship is open to school graduates and professionals alike who are looking to start a STEM-related career.
Last year’s scholarship winner Asima Adnan, a mother of five from Dudley, is now studying for a Bachelor’s degree in Planning at BCU. She said, “I felt very fortunate in winning the scholarship; it gave me some financial peace of mind so that I could focus on doing better academically. It is a life-changing opportunity for anyone, so take advantage of it!”
2017 Winner Sagal Judges added: “Through the scholarship and support from Millennium Point, I was able to increase my network, gain access to industry events, and receive help and mentorship when needed.”
The scholarship is the main initiative of the Millennium Point Charitable Trust and is funded by the charitable foundation in
Partnership with the university. In 2021, the charitable trust invested more than £1 million in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related organisations, projects and initiatives, based in the West Midlands.
Abby Vlahakis, CEO of Millennium Point said: “The real reason Millennium Point exists is to give people a much-needed boost in their careers in STEM fields – whatever that may be. I would urge anyone looking to study at the University of British Columbia from September 2022 to apply for the scholarship.”
Professor Hanifa Shah, Vice-Chancellor of Birmingham City University and Executive Dean of the School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment said: “It is a very exciting time to join our university community. Our £400 million city center campus will soon see the opening of our state-of-the-art STEAM House – the new home To the College of Computing, along with an exciting new space and support for SMEs working in STEM fields.We are so grateful to everyone at the Millennium Point Trust who took part in making and presenting this fantastic scholarship offer, and we look forward to welcoming applications for the eighth edition of this The annual competition is in what will undoubtedly be the most important year for Birmingham.”
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