Starter Scholarship

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The IBS Starter Scholarship covers 25% of the first-year tuition fee.  It is available for applicants of any The University of Buckingham-validated English-language Bachelor's programmes, who, in addition to general entry requirements, meet the following criteria:

  • Age limit: 18-25 (at the time of the scholarship application)
  • IELTS (Academic or General) overall band score 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each component) or TOEFL 90 iBT (the certificate should not be older than 2 years)
  • Motivation letter

Application process:

Students should first apply online for the Bachelor programme of IBS and upload the required documents (high school diploma or latest transcript if the diploma is not acquired yet passport and IELTS or TOEFL language certificate).

Students are supposed to indicate simultaneously their respective wish to be granted IBS Starter scholarship by emailing to Applications will be approved by the Rector and there is no appeal against his decision.

If the scholarship is approved, students must pay the remaining part of their tuition fee* until the payment deadline indicated in the invoice. 

*The fee is non-refundable.

The fee reduction is valid for both semesters of the first year, so the scholarship winners pay 75% of the BSc semester fee each semester. 

IBS has the following regional scholarship funds available for a limited number of students:

  • Latin America Scholarship fund
  • India Scholarship fund
  • China Scholarship fund
  • South-East Asia Scholarship fund
  • Sub-Saharan Scholarship fund
  • Non-EU, Eastern and South-Europe (including Turkey) Scholarship fund
  • Central Asia Scholarship fund
  • EU Scholarship fund

The Starter Scholarship cannot be used together with the Academic Scholarship.

Application deadline for the scholarship (Late applications will not be considered):

February 2021 intake - November 30, 2020

September 2021 intake - May 31, 2021