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Apply for a grant

To benefit from one of the 30 available grants worth £2,500 each, you will need to:

  • Have a plan of how this grant will increase your chances to tender for large firms
  • Fill the Grant application form (hyperlink to registration form tbc)

Please note, we offer 1-to-1 support and assistance with grant applications. Please email k.jeerh@aston.ac.uk for more information.

Application Process:

  1. Complete Grant Application and obtain 3 competitive quotes

  2. Submit an electronic version of the completed grant application and the 3 quotes to Aston University for approval

  3. The approval board will then review the grant application

  4. Aston University will provide final approval for your grant via email

  5. Once approved, the project can commence (to be completed within 1-3 months)

  6. You pay the supplier in full against the invoices sent to you

  7. Submit requested evidence to Aston University to claim for the £2500 grant

  8. Payment from Aston University to you