We're investing over £2 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.

To apply for a scholarship, you will need to apply for and receive an offer for an Aston University course first. 

Scholarship applications open on key dates throughout the year, and we will share information on how to apply closer to those dates.

January 2024 Automatic Scholarship 

Aston University is offering automatic scholarships of up to £2,500 for international postgraduate offer holders for the January 2024 intake. A limited number of scholarships are available (on a first-come-first-served basis to those who accept their place and pay their deposit before the deadline stated in their offer letter).

How much is this scholarship worth?

Successful applicants will be awarded up to £2,500 to help with tuition fees.

Who can apply?

International fee-paying students 
Level of study: Postgraduate Taught, Full-Time 
Intake: January 2024 only

No separate scholarship application is required. This automatic scholarship is valid for International students for taught postgraduate degrees starting in January 2024. You will need to apply, accept your place and pay your deposit by the deadline, and the scholarship will appear as a tuition fee reduction when you enrol onto your course.

When is the deadline?

There are a limited number of scholarships available, and these will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. You will need to apply, accept your place and pay your deposit in full by the offer acceptance deadline stated in your offer email. 

Can I also claim the Early Payment Discount of £2,000 in addition to this scholarship?

Yes. International postgraduate offer holders who are awarded a scholarship may also claim the £2,000 Early Payment Discount if they pay their deposit before the deadline of 2nd October 2023. 


If you have any further questions, you are welcome to contact us at hello@aston.ac.uk 

Terms and conditions

View the scholarship terms and conditions here

Early Payment Discount - January 2024

The Early Payment Discount of £2,000 is available to new applicants for taught postgraduate degrees (January 2024 intake) at Aston University who accept their place, and who pay their course deposit by 2nd October 2023. It is possible to claim this discount as well as another Aston University scholarship.

Find out more

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship 

This is our most prestigious scholarship. 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 £5,000 is for students who want to be the future face of Aston University. We are looking for 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

Aston Enterprise Scholarship

The Aston Enterprise Scholarship awards one full (100%) and two partial (40%) scholarships for students looking to start their own business when they graduate.

Find out more and apply

Women in Engineering

The Women in Engineering Scholarship is designed to attract the brightest and best female students to study at Aston University. As well as a tuition fee discount, this scholarship offers successful applicants a programme of mentoring and support throughout their course, along with networking opportunities with business and industry.

Find out more and apply

MBA Scholarships

We offer a range of MBA scholarships which recognise students' academic, professional and personal experience.

Find out more and apply

Welcome Scholarship - September 2023

An automatic scholarship of £3,000 is available to full time international fee paying students starting a taught postgraduate degree who:

A) Have received an offer from us on or after 1st June 2023 AND

B) Accepted our offer on or after 18th July 2023. Accepted is defined as paying your deposit.

You must meet BOTH bullet criteria A and B above

Read our full terms and conditions.

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