Aston University welcomes students from over 120 different countries every year to study with us. Located in the centre of Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city with one of Europe's youngest populations, Aston University is a dynamic centre of learning in a dynamic city. We are committed to offering the highest quality of teaching, based on cutting-edge research, and aim to give our students the skills and knowledge they need to make a success of their future career. In order to support the best students to study at Aston University we are delighted to offer the Global Excellence Scholarship.
How much is this scholarship worth?
Scholarships of £2,000 and £5,000 are available for students starting in January 2022.
How to apply?
In order to apply for the Global Excellence Scholarship, you simply need to apply for your chosen course at Aston University and you will automatically be considered for this scholarship. We don’t require a written application statement, we will assess your eligibility based on your course application, your previous academic background and English language level.
When is the deadline?
For postgraduate courses starting in January 2022, you must apply for your course by Friday 8th October 2021 in order to be considered for this scholarship.
What type of student is likely to receive a scholarship?
All international students who apply to study an full-time postgraduate programme starting in January 2022 will automatically be considered for a scholarship of up to £5,000.
Scholarships of £2,000 are available to students who achieve the equivalent of a UK 2:1 undergraduate degree classification, and scholarships of £5,000 are available to students who achieve the equivalent of a UK 1st class degree classification.
Aston University welcomes students from all backgrounds. We take pride in our diverse student body who come not only from all over the world, but also from a wide range of social and educational backgrounds. Global Excellence Scholarships will be awarded to students with strong academic backgrounds and English language levels.
Which courses are eligible?
Applicants to all full-time 1-year postgraduate taught courses are eligible for this scholarship (except for the MBA).
Can I apply for more than one scholarship?
You can only receive one scholarship but you are able to apply for multiple scholarships. If you are successful in being awarded multiple scholarships, the highest value scholarship will be awarded to you. Scholarships will automatically be credited to your student account in the form of a tuition fee reduction.
Please note, postgraduate research students are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.