Aston Excellence Online/Executive Scholarship: Aston Business School

Award information

Aston Business School is offering a number of awards to self-funded students joining the Online Aston MBA or Executive Part-Time MBA at Aston Business School in January or September 2017.

The awards are open to applicants with outstanding academic, professional and personal achievements.

Funding details

The award is worth £5,000.

Funding eligibility

Academic: Applicants must have applied for the Online Aston MBA or Executive Part-Time MBA at Aston Business School beginning January or September 2017.

Residency: Open to UK, EU and International students.

Restrictions: Students currently in receipt of sponsorship or other funding are not eligible.

Other: Candidates will be judged on academic merit (based on previous qualifications) and their ambition and potential to make a significant contribution to society and business after graduation.

How to apply

Once candidates have applied for the course, they should apply for a scholarship by submitting a cover letter to mbascholarships@aston.ac.uk including their full name and application number (this number will be included in their MBA application email acknowledgement). The cover letter should:

  • Be a maximum of 700 words
  • State why they have selected their programme of study, how they are going to apply the knowledge they learn in their career and
  • Demonstrate a potential to contribute to the learning experience of the programme and become a successful ambassador for the school while studying.

Applicants must be available for an interview (which may be via skype).

Application dates

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2017.

Key information

Funding value: 
£5,000
For students from: 
EU, Overseas, UK
Address: 

Aston Business School,
Aston University,
Aston Triangle,
Birmingham
B4 7ET

Awarding institution: 
Type of course: 
Postgraduate: taught
Funding type: 
Fees