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The Women in Engineering Scholarship is designed to attract the brightest and best female students to study at Aston University. As well as a tuition fee discount, this scholarship offers successful applicants a programme of mentoring and support throughout their course, along with networking opportunities with business and industry.
The School of Engineering & Applied Science at Aston is proud to have a number of women in senior leadership positions. All successful recipients of this 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 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 scholarship supports our commitment to providing the best opportunities for our students.
Applications for September 2023 are now open!
Aston University is a public research university situated at Gosta Green, 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. In 2016, Aston was ranked in the top 33 universities in the UK by all three major league tables, and also received recognition Times Higher Education for the second best teaching quality in the UK. Aston was ranked by QS as the 42nd best university in t... read more
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Successful applicants will be awarded £7,500 to help with tuition fees. You will also receive a programme of mentoring and support throughout your course, along with networking opportunities with business and industry.
Female international students from any country (including the EU) can apply. This scholarship is available for students applying to all undergraduate taught programmes within the School of Engineering & Applied Science. For more details on eligibility see the scholarship terms and conditions.
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 their commitment to engineering, which could be demonstrated by academic achievement, work-experience, volunteering or extra-curricular projects and activities. Successful applicants will also demonstrate their enthusiasm, pride and ability to represent Aston University and share their experience with others.
If your application is successful, you will be awarded £7,500 to help with tuition fees. We will also arrange a programme of mentoring and support throughout your course, along with networking opportunities with business and industry. Successful applicants are required to act as an ambassador for women in engineering at Aston University flexibly alongside their studies. Please read the full terms and conditions below.
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 [email protected].
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.
For courses starting in September 2023, the deadline to apply for this scholarship is:
The deadline that successful applicants will receive a response by is:
You will be asked to write a short supporting statement, which will be judged by a panel. You can apply via My Aston Portal (MAP).
For more details visit: Aston University website.