List of Scholarships for International Students at Newcastle University Number of awards up to 255. Application deadline: 24 March 2017, 28 April 2017, 5 May 2017 and 31 July 2017



  1. Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS)

Value of award

Newcastle University is committed to offering support to the very best international students hoping to pursue a programme of research. We are pleased to offer a small number of University funded NUORS awards for outstanding international students who apply to commence PhD studies in any subject in 2017/18.

Tuition fee scholarships of typically £7,800 – £11,700 per year. The award covers the difference between fees for UK/EU students and international students.

Number of awards: 15

Application deadline: 28 April 2017

For eligibility, criteria and how to apply, visit: Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship

  1. Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships

Newcastle University offers partial scholarship awards to encourage applicants assessed as international for fees purposes to undertake Undergraduate and Master’s level study.   Each award is worth £3,000 for one-year payable to the student’s tuition fee account.

The University will consider each individual application and allocate scholarships based on its strategic and diversity priorities.

Value of award: £3,000

Number of awards: 255

Start date and duration:  September 2017 for one year of study.

The University will allocate a proportion of available scholarships to the highest scoring valid applicants following these dates.

Unsuccessful candidates will be carried-forward from the first and second award cycles and may receive scholarships in the following award cycle.

Application Deadlines: There are two closing dates: 5 May 2017 and 31 July 2017. 

Applicants can only apply and be considered for a Vice-Chancellor’s International scholarship after they have been offered a place to study on their chosen degree course and have been assessed as international for fees purposes. They must also be:

  • registered at Newcastle University for the 2017/18 academic year.
  • registered for one of the following eligible courses:

Undergraduate –  All undergraduate degrees including integrated Masters
Masters – MA; MArch; MBA; MClinDent; MClinRes; MEd; MFA; MMedEd; LLM; LLM (by research); MLitt; MMus; MPH; MRes; MSc

  • wholly or partially self-financing
  • defined as ‘international’ for fee purposes
  • registered to study at Newcastle University city centre campus
  • students new to the University and not those transferring or repeating courses.

For eligibility, criteria and how to apply, visit: Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships

  1. Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Commission and the University to contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom. The intended beneficiaries are high-quality postgraduate students who have not studied extensively overseas before and who have the potential to enhance the development of their home countries with the knowledge and leadership skills they acquire.

The University has received 6 awards under this scheme to support scholars commencing their studies in 2017/18. The awards are available to students taking the following courses:

Value of award

Tuition fees, living expenses, return economy air fare, study travel grant towards the costs of study-related travel within the UK or overseas plus a warm clothing allowance.

Number of awards: 6

Start date and duration: Commences September 2017 for one year only.

Application closing date:  The closing date for receipt of applications is 24 March 2017.

For eligibility, criteria and how to apply, visit: Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme

  1. International Family Discounts (IFD)

The University offers partial discounts to close relatives (husband, wife, brother, sister, mother, father, son or daughter) of students and graduates, who have been assessed as International for fees purposes, and who wish to pursue their studies at Newcastle University in 2017/18 or are currently studying here.

Students may only apply for a discount if they are registered as a student at the University or after they have been offered a place to study on their chosen degree programme, and have been assessed as International for fees purposes.

Where two family members are intending to start their studies in any academic year or are currently studying at the University, one member will be eligible to apply for the International Family Discount (IFD).

Value of award: 10% of the tuition fee per year.

Start date and duration: Duration of the degree programme.

We offer discounts to encourage relatives of our current international students, and past international graduates, to pursue their studies at Newcastle University.

For eligibility, criteria and how to apply, visit: International Family Discounts (IFD)

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