The Great Scholarships at Aston University is currently open for applications. Aston university is offering an amount of £10,000 towards tuition fees of selected students. This scholarship opportunity is jointly funded by Aston University with the UK government’s GREAT Britain campaign and the British Council.
Aston University is a public research university situated in the city centre of Birmingham, England. Aston began as the Birmingham Municipal Technical School in 1895, evolving into the UK’s first college of advanced technology in 1956. Aston University received its royal charter from Queen Elizabeth II on 22 April 1966.
Aston pioneered the integrated placement year concept over 50 years ago, and more than 73% of Aston students take a placement year, the highest percentage in the UK. The annual income of the institution for 2021–22 was £197.7 million of which £19.3 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £219.4 million.
In 2020, Aston University was named “University of the Year” by The Guardian, and the newspaper also awarded Aston Students’ Union its “Buildings That Inspire” award. The Times Higher Education Awards named Aston University as its “Outstanding Entrepreneurial University” in 2020.
In September 2021, Aston was shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2021.
Eligibility Criteria For The GREAT Scholarships at Aston University.
- You must have achieved the equivalent of a UK 2:1 degree qualification.
- You can provide the following certificates of ELTS and TOEFL to provide your English language ability.
- You must be citizens of the above mentioned countries
Eligible Countries: Egypt, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Kenya
Type: Postgraduate degree
Value of Awards: £10,000 towards tuition fees
Number of Awards: 1
Method of Application: The students are directed to log in to the official online portal of the university. No separate application for the scholarship is needed. The assessment criteria and deadlines are different for each country. Please make sure to read the instructions for your country carefully, and get in touch with the regional contact if you have any questions.
- Bangladesh; 20 April 2023 at 12 Noon BST
- Kenya: 23:59 BST on 15 May 2023
- Vietnam: 23:59 UK time on Friday 12 May 2023
- Egypt: 23:59 UK time on Friday 19th May 2023.