Aston University is inviting applications for its PhD in Management International Deans Scholarship in the UK for the 2020/2021 academic session.

At Aston Business School its PhD programme is designed to train Doctoral students who aspire to become future academics or professional industry researchers. Their research expertise is embedded in their academic departments, and you are strongly recommended to explore these departmental web pages before applying so that you can better position your research proposal to fit with academics’ current research interests.

Worth of Award

This scholarship covers;

  • The stipend of £15,480 per annum and
  • Full fee waiver (for all UK, EU, and International students)


To be eligible, you must have;

  • A UK postgraduate degree, with 70% in both the taught and dissertation components
  • A non-UK postgraduate degree, with 65% in both the taught and dissertation components AND a GRE/GMAT* test score of 70% across all areas.

NB: Applicants who hold a UK postgraduate degree, but have not met the 70% threshold (taught and dissertation) can still qualify for the Dean’s Scholarship by taking a GRE/GMAT* test and achieving the required 70% across all areas.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application form for entry to the Aston Business School PhD programme here, and provide all relevant additional documentation
  • Indicate in this application that you are applying for the Dean’s Scholarship
  • All candidates will be informed of the outcome within six weeks of their application.
  • Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions or need further information.

Deadline: Application closes scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Click here for more details and to apply

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