Sports Scholarship

scholarships

Applications for 2019-20 are now OPEN.

Application deadline: 14 October 2019

What is the Scholarship Scheme?

Six bursary sums of up to £500 will be available on an annual basis to students at Aston who have attained a level of excellence within their chosen sport. The scholarship aims to assist each student with continuation of their sporting career whilst at University and will fund appropriate activities such as sports equipment, physiotherapy or travel to training and/or competitions.

Scheme Aims

  • Develop sporting potential at Aston University
  • To help talented athletes continue their sporting careers whilst developing academically
  • Raise awareness of sport at Aston University
  • promote the University both nationally and Internationally
  • Attract talented sportsmen and women to the University

Am I Eligible?

Any individual who will be a full-time student at Aston during 2019-2020 who has attained County level representation or equivalent (U18/U21 or senior status) in their chosen sport. The sport must be recognised by the University Sports Association (BUCS) and successful scholars will be expected to represent Aston University in the BUCS competition throughout 2019-2020. Scholarships will only be offered to individuals who have gained admission to the University on the basis of their academic merits.

How do students apply?

The scholarships will be awarded by a committee elected by Sport Aston who will assess the merits of each individual applicant. Every applicant must complete an application form which must be returned to Ben Lonsdale by the 14th October. Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis and must be applied for in successive years.

Please download and complete the application form. Send completed application forms to Ben Lonsdale.