Aston Excellence Scholarship: Aston University

Award information

Aston University is offering a number of scholarships as part of the Aston University 50th Anniversary Taught Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme. Aston Excellence Scholarships are open to self-funded international applicants who have received an academic offer from Aston University for a full time taught postgraduate course beginning in September 2017.

Applications are open to students from India, Nigeria, Vietnam, Thailand, China (Chinese students who have taken a UK undergraduate degree), Latin America, the USA, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Ghana, Kenya, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey or Iran.

Funding details

The award is worth £5,000 in the form of a tuition fee waiver.

Funding eligibility

Academic: Applicants must have received an academic offer from Aston University. An upper second/first class degree or equivalent is required.

Residency: India, Nigeria, Vietnam, Thailand, China (Chinese students who have taken a UK undergraduate degree), Latin America, the USA, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Ghana, Kenya, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey and Iran.

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

Other: For more details, please see http://www.aston.ac.uk/international/international-students/aston-university-scholarships/terms-and-conditions/

How to apply

Eligible students in receipt of an academic offer from Aston will be sent an email with a link to an application page. Candidates will need to provide a short statement explaining why they should be awarded an Aston Excellence Scholarship. For more information, please see http://www.aston.ac.uk/international/international-students/aston-university-scholarships/terms-and-conditions/aston50/faq/

Application dates

The closing date for applications is 30 April 2017.

Key information

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

Aston University,
Aston Triangle,
Birmingham
B4 7ET

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