School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape

Funding and Scholarships

Funding and Scholarships

Funding opportunities can arise throughout the year, details are added to these pages when available.

Undergraduate Funding

The University offers a range of scholarships and fee discounts for undergraduate students. To find out more about what is on offer please visit the scholarships and bursaries pages.

Postgraduate Funding

20% fees discount for Newcastle University graduates

Graduates of Newcastle University receive a 20% discount on their postgraduate tuition fees, to find out more visit the University's tuition fees web page.

The University's Postgraduate Guide to Funding pages contain lots of useful information including opportunities available, tuition fees, living expenses and a searchable funding database.

PhD Funding

When available, PhD studentships are also advertised on our main news page. You can find out about other sources of funding via the University's postgraduate funding database.

Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership 

The Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership invites top-calibre applicants to apply to its doctoral studentship competition.

Up to 50 fully-funded doctoral studentships are available across the full range of arts and humanities subjects, including Architecture: Practice, History and Theory.  

Northern Bridge is an exciting, AHRC-funded collaboration between Newcastle University, Durham University and Queen’s University Belfast.  It's aim is to deliver outstanding doctoral education in the arts and humanities, and successful applicants will join a thriving cohort of almost 50 Northern Bridge PhD students recruited through last year’s studentship competition.  Northern Bridge offers exceptional supervision by academic staff researching at the cutting edge of their disciplines, vibrant research environments that promote interdisciplinary enquiry, and research training and career development opportunities tailored to the needs of twenty-first century researchers.

Prospective applicants should discuss their application with Dr Zeynep Kezer before submitting (

Closing Date:  5pm 11 January 2017 

ESRC Northern Ireland/North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership 

The ESRC NINE Doctoral Training Partnership, a joint venture between Newcastle, Durham, Queen’s Belfast, Ulster, Northumbria, Teesside and Sunderland Universities, is offering fully funded PhD studentships in Environmental Planning, covering any Planning, Environment and Food and Rural Development related topic.

The studentships requires students with a first-class/2.1 degree or equivalent and distinction or merit at postgraduate level.  If you have these qualifications and the desire to write a high quality research proposal we will help you with the latter.

The deadlines are very tight and we would need to pick up your interest straightaway.  We will then work with you to ensure that the application meets the high standards required of the studentship.

The studentship includes full payment of fees, an attractive maintenance grant in the region of £14,296 per annum, plus other allowances.  These awards, which will commence in October 2017, provide Home and EU successful candidates with a maintenance grant and full payment of their tuition fees and an annual training and travel allowance.

NINE is part of the ESRC’s national network of accredited doctoral training centres and offers students a world-class, interdisciplinary environment for doctoral training and research.  There are opportunities to work alongside leading social science researchers, and conduct training and research in collaboration with an environmental planning theme or Planning, Environment and Food and Rural Development related topics.

Interested applicants should contact or the School Co-ordinator for NINE    

Closing Date: Monday 16 January 2017, but you will need to be in contact with the School well in advance of this date.

Awards and prizes

We offer a number of awards and prizes for undergraduate and postgraduate students. We are grateful to all our benefactors for their support.