Aston Villa Scholarship

Aston University is proud to be the Official UK University Partner of Aston Villa Football Club.

Located a mile and a half from the University, Aston Villa is one of the oldest football clubs in the history of English football and an internationally recognised brand.

Under the partnership the University is supporting the Aston Villa Foundation Social Enterprise Academy initiative, providing business skills education to students from schools in the local community, leading to the award of accredited qualifications.

We will also be offering an Aston Villa Scholarship for international students (those who pay international tuition fees) and applying for undergraduate or one-year postgraduate taught programmes*. *Excludes MBA and MSc/PGDip for Overseas Pharmacists (OSAP).


Applications for the Aston Villa Scholarship 2018 are now closed. 

Club-related experiences

Aston Villa Scholars will be entitled to a 5% discount on tuition fees and access to club-related experiences, including: 

  • Networking events at Villa Park
  • Behind the scenes experiences at Aston Villa
  • Brand ambassador opportunities for Aston University 
  • Opportunities to feature in content shared on Aston Villa’s digital channels.