Aston Business School launches Full-time MBA Scholarship for Indian Students

The press statement issued by Aston Business School, UK on 9 June embarks the launch of a new MBA full-time India Scholarship. Shortlisted Indian students will be eligible for scholarship worth £5,000 to study the full-time MBA program in September 2015. Aston Business School have also partnered with the British Council to offer a £6,000 GREAT Britain MBA Scholarship for Indian students.

The official website of Aston Business School reads, “Aston Business School has close ties with India through strong industry links, research partnerships and our alumni community. The Aston MBA has a proud tradition of supporting talented students from India, this is why we are launching a dedicated Aston India Scholarship for aspiring business leaders and entrepreneurs” stating the importance of this scholarship.

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Aston Business School launches full-time MBA India Scholarship

Aston Business School MBA Director, Kirit Vaidya said, “The Aston MBA India Scholarship aims at attracting the most talented Indian students who aspires to become business leaders and entrepreneurs of the future. Aston has historically had strong ties with India, evidenced through our large Indian alumni network. This scholarship has been designed to further strengthen those ties and continue to support the most talented and dedicated Indian students.”

Paul Schoonenberg, MBA Careers Consultant said, “Our Indian alumni have gone on to achieve great success in their careers, securing senior roles in organisations such as IBM, Accenture, Cisco Systems, GlaxoSmithKline and Tata. We are excited to be able to continue to build on this success and I look forward to working with our new cohort of Indian students to help them develop their future career plans.”

About Aston Business School : Aston Business School is a triple accredited Institution, the point to be noted here is that only 1% of Business schools across the World hold this prestigious accolade. The Economist Good Value MBAs 2014 ranks The full-time MBA program at Aston Business School 1st in the UK and 2nd globally for return on investment and graduates from Aston can expect an average salary increase of 88% as measured by QS Return on Investment Report, 2015.

Student attending Aston gets accessibility to best research led teaching, one-on-one dedicated careers support, industry speakers and networking opportunities.

The aim of the Aston MBA India Scholarship is to attract the most talented Indian students who are aspiring business leaders and entrepreneurs of the future. Student attending Aston receive access to world-class research led teaching, one-on-one dedicated careers support, industry speakers and numerous networking opportunities.

Eligibility for the full-time MBA program :

  • A first class Indian Bachelors Degree (60% minimum) or a good UK Bachelors Degree (2:2 minimum) or equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University.
  • Students without a degree may be considered if they have a degree-level professional qualification or significant work experience.
  • Minimum three years relevant postgraduate work experience.
  • Overall IELTS of score Seven, minimum score of Six in each section.

Eligibility for the scholarships:

  • Full completion of an online application for the Aston MBA.
  • Be a fully self-funded candidate.
  • A committee comprising of senior MBA program staff will select the successful candidates.

Last date to apply online for full-time scholarship is 28 June 2015.

In case of any query regarding the Scholarship program, you can contact MBA Recruitment Manager Iftikhar Ahmed on +44 121 204 3100 or email

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