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Aston Villa Scholarship

Aston Villa Scholarship

Aston University is proud to be the Official UK University Partner of Aston Villa Football Club from the 2016/17 season.

Located a mile and a half from the University, Aston Villa is one of the oldest football clubs in the history of English football and an internationally recognised brand.

Under the partnership the University is supporting the Aston Villa Foundation Social Enterprise Academy initiative, providing business skills education to students from schools in the local community, leading to the award of accredited qualifications.

We will also be offering an Aston Villa Scholarship for international (non-EU) students applying for undergraduate or one-year postgraduate taught programmes* beginning in September 2017.

*Excludes MBA, Medicine and OSPAP

Club-related experiences

Aston Villa Scholars will be entitled to a 5% discount on tuition fees and access to club-related experiences, including: 

  • Networking events at Villa Park
  • Behind the scenes experiences at Aston Villa
  • Brand ambassador opportunities for Aston University 
  • Opportunities to feature in content shared on Aston Villa’s digital channels. 


Scholarship applications for 2017/18 are now closed. Applications for 2018/19 will open in September 2017.

Should you have any queries, please contact us at avfcscholarship@aston.ac.uk