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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, Aston University is an international centre of learning in a dynamic city.

We are committed to offering the highest quality of teaching, based on cutting-edge research, and we aim to give our students the skills and knowledge they need to achieve career success. 

In order to support the best students to study at Aston University, we are delighted to offer the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship.

How much is this scholarship worth?

Successful applicants will be awarded £8,000 to help with tuition fees.

Who can apply?

International students from any country outside of the EU can apply. This scholarship is available for students applying to all undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (except the MBChB in Medicine and the MBA).

For more details on eligibility see the scholarship terms and conditions.

What type of student is likely to receive this scholarship?

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. This scholarship will be awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence, and a genuine commitment to their subject area which could be demonstrated by work-experience, volunteering or extra-curricular projects and activities. 

How do I apply?

You will be asked to write a short supporting statement, which will be judged by a panel. You will be able to apply for this scholarship from 28th September.

To apply you will need to log into your My Aston Portal (MAP) account, where you will find a link to the scholarship application form. Details on how to access your MAP account can be found in your offer email.

When is the deadline?

For courses starting in January 2021, the deadline to apply for this scholarship is:

Round 1: 9th November 2020
Round 2: 14th December 2020

If you are successful in being awarded this scholarship, we kindly ask that you accept your place and pay your deposit by the deadline stated in your offer letter. 

What happens next?

If your application is successful, you will be awarded £8,000 to help with tuition fees. 

We will contact you by email to let you know if your application was successful. If you have any further questions, you are welcome to contact us at 

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.

Terms and Conditions 

Read the full terms and conditions here