Aston Vice-Chancellors Achievement Scholarship 2019

If you are a UK or EU student and achieve BBB or above in your A-Levels (or particular grades from a list of other qualifications) and considered to meet specfied widening participation criteria, you are eligible for the Aston Vice-Chancellors Achievement Scholarship worth £1000 in your first year.

Aston Vice-Chancellors Achievement Scholarships can be used towards your tuition fees or to support living costs.


First year    


Placement year

Aston Vice-Chancellors Achievement Scholarship*



*Students can only receive either the Aston Vice-Chancellors Achievement Scholarship or Aston Achievement Scholarships.

Your placement year scholarships can be applied once only. If you are eligible for more than one scholarship scheme, you will only get the placement scholarship once.

How do I apply?

You do not need to apply for an Aston Vice-Chancellors Achievement Scholarship. The University will automatically assess your eligibility using information on your A Level (or other) results provided by UCAS or at enrolment.   

The number of Aston Vice-Chancellors Achievement Scholarships we will award is not limited. If you achieve the A levels or equivalent qualifications, listed (validated by via examination boards and at enrolment) you will be entitled to the scholarship. Terms and conditions apply and students should check the Scholarships Policy for the relevant year of entry.  The Scholarships Policy includes a list of eligible qualifications and grades.  

When will I know I've got the scholarship?


We will contact you shortly after we know your grades and your place at Aston has been confirmed. If you require any additional information about your Scholarship, you can contact the Hub at Aston for support and advice.