Scholarships for 2014 Entry

We're investing over £4 million in our scholarship programmes to help ensure that anyone who is qualified to come to Aston University can do so, regardless of their financial circumstances

We estimate that over 60% of our UK students will be eligible for a scholarship from Aston University of between £1,000 and £8,000 in total over the length of their course. 

If you are a current student, find out what you are entitled to here

Choose how you want your scholarship

Our scholarships now give you a choice of:

  • a discount on Aston University accommodation fees, OR 
  • a discount on tuition fees, OR
  • a cash bursary 

Who can get a scholarship?

Our scholarships are based on your household income and/or academic performance. Most are not limited by number, so if you're eligible, you'll get a scholarship.

Scholarships are available for eligible Home or EU students applying for 2014 first year entry onto a full-time undergraduate course.  Find out more about scholarship eligibility.

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Scholarships at a Glance for 2014 entry

The package of University scholarship support for 2014 has been revised as a result the recent Government announcement of the changes to the National Scholarship Programme.

All other Aston scholarships remain unchanged. Aston's revised National Scholarship Programme retains the number of awards (309) originally available. The Aston NSP also retains the important £2,000 campus accommodation discount in Year 1 and the £1,000 scholarship for the highly regarded Aston University placement year or year abroad.

  First year  Second year  Placement year Final year  Total 
 Household income-based scholarships »
Up to £25,000, English domiciled, you are living in Aston University Campus accommodation in your first year.  National Scholarship Programme (NSP) £2,000   ** £1,000   **


Up to £25,000, but you are not living in Aston University Campus accommodation in your first year.   £500  £500  * £500  £1,500 
 Household income between £25,001 and £42,000  £500  £500  * £500  £1,500 

Aston Excellence Scholarship »
for students with AAB or above at A Level (or certain specified equivalent qualifications - check the list for details) 

£1,000 £1,000 £1,000  £1,000 £4,000 
 Aston Placement Scholarship »
 for students taking unpaid placement year or taking a study or work placement abroad
    £1,000   £1,000 


Please note

  • If eligible, you can receive an Aston Excellence Scholarship and a household income-based scholarship

  • If you are eligible for more than one type of scholarship, the full £1,000 placement year tuition fee waiver only applies once.

* You may still be eligible for a placement scholarship.
** you may still be eligible for a £500 Aston Progression Scholarship if household income continues to be under £42,000

Terms & Conditions

Aston University 2013 entry Scholarships – full policy

The information on these pages is provided for illustration purposes only and the scholarships outlined within it are subject

to change. Please check the website on a regular basis for updates and changes.

The Student Finance England website has further details on the definitions of household income and other issues such as domicile status (ie: to find out whether you are classed as a UK or English student).

Subject to formal approval from OFFA.

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