Dean's Scholarships for Talented Applicants, Aston University, UK

Publish Date: Jan 26, 2016

Deadline: Mar 14, 2016

Value of the Scholarship:

  • Stipend of £17,000 per annum and
  • Full fee waiver (both for EU/Home and International students)


  • Three years full time


  • Scholarships are open to any applicants: Home/EU and Overseas applicants.


The essential application criteria listed below are for all Academic Groupsmanagement areas with the exception of Aston Law – Law applicants should visit the Law pages for details of the Scholarship in this area.


  • UG Degree – 2:1 or above
  • Relevant Masters: 65% in both taught and dissertation elements
  • English Language (where required): TOEFL 101, IELTS 7
  • *GMAT/GRE – 70% (i.e. this means that the applicant has obtained a better score than 70% of all tested participants).* 
  • Two academic references
  • Unconditional offer on the PhD Programme

*GMAT/GRE is an independently administered test that assesses quantitative, analytical and verbal skills.  This test allows for a rigorous degree of bench marking between applicants. The minimum requirement of 70% applies to each section. For candidates having additional English Language requirements (TOEFL/IELTS), these results will count instead of the verbal reasoning section. Details on GMAT/GRE can be found hereGMAT and GRE


  • Academic publications

Application Process:

  • Complete the on-line application form for entry to the programme here. Provide all relevant documentation


  • All candidates will be informed of the outcome within 6 weeks of their application

Language Proficiency

For applicants from non-English speaking countries, it is necessary to have taken either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL score of 101) or the British Council IELTS test- score of 6.5. However, if the Candidate holds a Master's degree from a UK university, this requirement may be waived. 

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