To mark International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June 2019, we are delighted to announce the School of Engineering and Applied Science will be awarding a number of new Women in Engineering scholarships worth up to £5,000 each. 

Designed to attract the brightest and best female applicants to study at Aston, the scholarships will offer successful applicants a programme of mentoring and support throughout their programme, along with networking opportunities with business and industry.

“At Aston, we believe diversity is crucial to innovative thinking and developing creative ideas which is fundamental to the work and ethos of our School. We are committed to equality across the School and beyond and that’s why I’m delighted to announce these new scholarships to mark International Women in Engineering Day” Professor Sarah Hainsworth, OBE and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

The School of Engineering and Applied Science  at Aston is proud to have a number of senior women in leadership positions, as Dean, Deputy Dean and in the School Executive team. All successful recipients of the Women in Engineering Scholarship will receive one-to-one career mentoring by a member of the School’s senior team.

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. We aspire to create the very best graduates that are successful in developing impactful careers across a broad range of industrial sectors. We recognise the challenges faced by women in engineering and this new scholarship supports our commitment to providing the very best opportunities to all our students.

The deadline for applying to this scholarship for 2019 entry has passed. Scholarship opportunities for 2020 entry will be announced soon on our scholarship page.