Aston University is a vibrant and inclusive community, comprising of students from over 120 countries. Studying alongside international peers from around the globe can give Aston students a competitive edge in preparing for their future careers. The university takes great pride in its Global Ambassadors, a group of international students who are eager to share their stories and experiences with others worldwide. Global Ambassadors play a pivotal role in representing Aston University through various activities, including attending events, creating videos and social media posts, and engaging with prospective students about life as an international student at Aston.
For students who aspire to be the face of Aston University in the future, the Global Ambassador Scholarship is now available. Eligible candidates should possess excellent communication skills, be passionate social media users, and have the drive to become an international social media influencer. Scholarship recipients will also have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience by being given priority consideration for paid work with the university’s international marketing and recruitment team. This presents a unique opportunity to gain practical experience while studying and preparing for a future career in a global environment.
This scholarship is specifically designed for students who wish to pursue postgraduate level programs at Aston University.
The Global Ambassador Scholarship provides successful applicants with a financial award of £5,000 towards their tuition fees. In addition, recipients will become a Global Ambassador for Aston University, gaining valuable work experience and priority consideration for paid work with the international marketing and recruitment team.
The Global Ambassador Scholarship is available to international students from all around the world. All eligible international students who wish to pursue postgraduate studies at Aston University in the UK are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.
The following are the requirements to qualify for this scholarship: students from any country around the world, including those from the EU, are eligible. This scholarship is specifically for those students who are applying to postgraduate taught courses in September 2023, with the exception of MBA, Postgraduate Diploma for Overseas Pharmacists (OSPAP), and distance learning courses.
To apply for a scholarship at Aston University, you must first apply for one of the courses offered by the university. Once you receive an offer to study at Aston, you can log into your My Aston Portal (MAP) account and find a link to the scholarship application form. You can access your MAP account using the details provided in your offer email.
As part of the application process, you’re required to create a 1-minute video answering the question, “Why did you choose to study at Aston University?”. If your video is longer than 1 minute, only the first minute will be considered. You can upload your video to YouTube or another platform (such as Bilibili if YouTube is not available in your country) and submit the link on the ‘Global Ambassador Scholarship application’ page on your MAP account to ensure a fair application process.