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Aston Business School in UK announces Aston MBA India Scholarship worth £5,000

Kolkata, June 3 : Aston Business School has announced the launch of their new MBA full-time India Scholarship award.

The tuition fee scholarship of £5,000 is eligible for talented Indian students who wish to study the full-time MBA programme for the September 2015 academic year. In addition, Aston Business School have partnered with The British Council to offer a £6,000 GREAT Britain MBA Scholarship for Indian students.

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.

Aston Business School MBA Director, Kirit Vaidya, said: “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”.

With strong Indian industry links, research partnerships and alumni community Aston have a rich tradition of working closely with Indian communities.

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.”

MBA full-time (Class of 2016) Indian national student, Karan Mathur, said: “Since coming to Aston I am very happy with my decision. The extent to which the academics from Aston Business School are connected with the business world is incredible. A lot of the education is hands on and the synergies with theoretical concepts are remarkable”.

Based in Birmingham, UK Aston Business School is a triple accredited intuition, one of only 1% of business schools worldwide to hold this prestigious accolade. The full-time MBA programme at Aston has been ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd globally for return on investment by The Economist Good Value MBAs 2014 and graduates can expect an average salary increase of 88% as measured by QS Return on Investment Report, 2015./IBNS

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