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Aston Masters Scholarship: Now Closed

Applications for Masters courses are still being welcome, however the scholarship is no longer available.Thanks to all of those who applied. 

Applicants hear whether or not they have been successful by Monday 14th July.

Aston had a limited number of £7,500 scholarships still available to selected UK / EU students enrolling on selected Aston Postgraduate Taught Full Time courses in 2014.

Criteria included:

  • 2013 or 2014 graduate with a family income of less than £25,000*
  • A student with a disability or specific learning difference 
  • A female graduate wishing to study Engineering and Technology subjects
  • A male graduate wishing to study life and health sciences
  • A graduate wishing to study strategically important subjects including Pure Sciences, Engineering and Languages. 

Applicants benefited from:

  • £7,500 scholarship to fund Full Time fees and support living expenses 
  • Free foreign language tuition via Aston's Languages for All programme (see website for application process and eligibility) 
  • Professional internship (8-12 weeks) during your programme 
  • Relevant (peer or employer) mentoring 

This scholarship was only open to Home (UK Domiciled) / EU students studying on Full Time, 12 month postgraduate taught programmes. 

Applications are still being taken for Aston Masters programmes.

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Applicants will first be required to apply for a postgraduate taught programme at Aston University and then receive a conditional offer (e.g. subject to achieving a First or Upper Second Class Degree) or unconditional offer.  We will then send offer-holders a link to further details of how to apply for the Aston Postgraduate Scholarship.  Applicants will be required to supply evidence of their household income if available and produce a 400 word statement explaining why they should be considered for the scholarship.  It may take up to two weeks to receive an offer from Aston University so students considering postgraduate study should apply as soon as possible. 

This particular scholarship programme is only open to Home (UK Domiciled) / EU students studying on Full Time, 12 month postgraduate taught programmes due to the nature of the funding from the UK Government.  Other Aston Scholarships and discounts may be available to other students including our fee discount for Aston Graduates and extensive International Student Scholarships.

Mentoring and internships are subject to finding suitable mentors and employers, as part of our commitment to make this program a success we have recruited a dedicated Postgraduate Mentoring Coordinator and a Postgraduate Careers Adviser. We have an excellent track record of delivering internships and mentoring.

The Aston Masters Scholarship is funded as part of a HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) Pilot Postgraduate Support Scheme. 

For a thorough overview of the details, terms and conditions see our FAQ section.

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