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Ferguson Foundation Scholarship

The School of Life & Health Sciences is offering 10 scholarships to students from Africa and South America. Scholarships are supported by the Ferguson Foundation which is dedicated to improving educational opportunities for students who would not otherwise be able to consider study in the UK.

The scholarships are available to students applying to on campus programmes offered in the School of Life & Health Sciences. 

The  Ferguson Scholarships apply to the following programmes:

If successful, you will have to contribute £3,000 (approx) towards your MSc tuition fees. Please note you will be required to provide evidence to the UKBA that you have the £3,000 plus living costs.

How to apply

Please note:

The deadline for applications to the scholarship is Friday 30th May 2014; therefore you must submit an application for one of the above programmes prior to this date. We take two weeks to process applications.

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:


Be a National from an African or South American country and submit a concise 1,000-1,500 word essay explaining how you and your home country will benefit from the skills and knowledge you will acquire in the MSc course you have applied for.

 You must be in receipt of an offer for one of the above programmes prior to applying for the scholarship.

Please then email the essay to lhspgt@aston.ac.uk and include your full name and student number. 

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