Santander and Aston University Masters Scholarship 2018


Aston University has signed an agreement with Banco Santander to support a number of projects, including the international mobility of students. Three £5,000 scholarships are available for successful applicants entering any postgraduate full-time taught Masters programmes (including the MBA programme) at Aston University.

Your eligibility   

1. To be considered for the scholarship, you must be a national of any of the following countries:    

  • Argentina
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico


  • Surinam 
  • Uruguay
  • USA
  • Venezuela

2. If you have an existing UK postgraduate qualification will not be eligible.   

3. You must hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a postgraduate full-time taught Masters programme commencing at Aston University in September 2018.

4. You will have a strong academic record, having been awarded or expected to complete with the equivalent of:

  • A minimum 2.1 / Upper Second classification in their undergraduate Bachelors degree in the UK.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) in their undergraduate Bachelors degree from a overseas institution. 

How to apply

To be considered for the Santander Scholarship please submit a 500 word essay on how the scholarship will help you to undertake your studies at Aston University and how you intend to use the knowledge and skills gained on the course on your return to your home country.

Please email your essay to Hristina Dimova -

The deadline for applications is 30 June 2018.

Previous scholars

International bloggers
The successful scholars will be required to sign an agreement with the Aston University International Office to share their experiences of application, arrival, studying at Aston, lecturers and lectures, and student life.

They will work with the International Office to provide information which can be used for promotional purposes, as well as regularly update a blog, which has to be created from the beginning of an academic year at Aston. The work will be used across the University, including the Academic School and the Development & Alumni Relations Office.