Win a £3,000 scholarship and a year-long mentoring relationship with one of our successful African alumni.
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Scientist. Doctor. Entrepreneur. Lawyer. Our African alumni achieve great things and make a real impact on the world.
At Aston, our focus on careers and employability makes us different to other universities. In fact, our Careers & Placements team is recognised as the Best University Careers/Employability Service (National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards 2020). We are also proud to be named 'University of the Year’ by The Guardian (2020) and 'Outstanding Entrepreneurial University' by Times Higher Education (THE awards 2020).
Google, Shell, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dangote, Coca Cola, MTN, KPMG, Standard Chartered, and HSBC are just some of the companies where our African graduates work. Whatever your ambition, we're with you all the way.
From co-ordinating clinical trials in the UK like Favour or establishing your own company in Nigeria like Kiki, our African graduates achieve success all over the globe. We call these graduates our Aston Africa Champions.
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Watch our Africa champions success stories
- Abubakar's story
Software Engineer and Entrepreneur.
- Favour's story
Clinical trials specialist.
- Markie's story
MD and CEO.
- Alex's story
Become the next Aston Africa Champion
Record your own short video, telling us how you could become part of our next generation of Aston Africa Champions. Three winners will receive a £3,000 scholarship and a year-long mentoring relationship with one of our successful African alumni.
Tell us in your video:
- Your career dreams - what you would like to do after you graduate from Aston University
- How studying at Aston University will help you to achieve this
Who can participate?
African nationals applying for an undergraduate (Bachelors) course at Aston University starting in September 2021 are eligible to apply (excluding the MBChB in Medicine). View our international scholarship terms & conditions.
When is the deadline?
The deadline to submit your video is midnight on Wednesday 31st March 2021. Please note that to apply for this scholarship you will first need to apply and receive an offer for an undergraduate (Bachelors) course starting in September 2021 (excluding the MBChB in Medicine).
Explore our undergraduate courses and apply for your chosen course before you upload your video below.
How can I participate?
The closing date for applications was 31st March 2021.
- To ensure a fair application process, if your video is longer than 3 minutes we will only consider the first 3 minutes of the video.
- We will only consider you for our shortlist if you hold an offer to study an undergraduate (Bachelors) course at Aston University starting in September 2021 (excluding the MBChB in Medicine).
What happens next?
We will contact you by email within 4 weeks of the deadline date to let you know the outcome of your application.
If you need any other help with your course application, please contact us at email@example.com.