International Scholarships

We're investing over £1 million in scholarships to help you achieve your career ambitions here at Aston University.

We have a range of international scholarships to recognise your academic, professional, and personal experience. There are two main levels of scholarships, which are open to all international students.

To apply for a scholarship, you will need to apply for an Aston University course first. Once you have received an offer to study an Aston University course, you can then log into your My Aston Portal (MAP) account, where you will find a link to the scholarship application form. Details on how to access your MAP account can be found in your offer email.

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship 

This is our most prestigious scholarship of £8,000, available to postgraduate students. We are looking for the most outstanding students who have achieved exceptional academic results and can demonstrate a passion for their subject through professional work experience, volunteering, or extracurricular projects and activities.

Find out more and apply

Global Ambassador Scholarship

This scholarship of £3,000 is for students who want to be the future face of Aston University. We are looking for 25 students who can represent us on the global stage and tell future generations of students what Aston is like. You will be proud, passionate, and a great communicator. You must be a keen user of social media with ambitions to become an international social media influencer. As well as receiving the scholarship, you will also be given priority consideration for paid work with the international marketing and recruitment team, which will provide valuable work experience.

Find out more and apply

The Ernest Edward Scholarships for Asylum Seekers

Aston University is delighted to offer up to four sanctuary scholarships for students who are seeking refuge in the UK. These scholarships will benefit asylum seekers or those who have been granted a form of limited permission to stay in the UK, following an unsuccessful asylum application, and who are therefore prevented from accessing student finance.

Find out more and apply.

More Scholarships 

Student testimonials 

Find out why some of our current scholarship winners decided to study at Aston University.

Subham from Nepal

Global Ambassador Scholarship winner

MSc Information Systems and Business Analysis

Anh from Vietnam

Vice-Chancellor Scholarship winner

MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Nada from Sudan

Ferguson Scholarship winner

MSc Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine