Postgraduate Funding

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For September 2015 entry, the School is offering up to £75,000 in bursary funding for postgraduate study, in addition to opportunities for Research Council funding.

Possible sources of funding include:

The offer of a place to study at Newcastle is made separate from any scholarship award to cover the cost of tuition and maintenance. However, there are many opportunities for funding available and these are advertised through the University's Gradfund database. Gradfund enables you to search for all kinds of funding, from studentships to charities and corporate sponsorship - they will be the most relevant opportunities for your needs.

PhD Full Funding

Colleagues in Geography, Politics and Sociology welcome applications to the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership ( and the North East Doctoral Training Partnership ( The 2015 competitions are now closed. Details of the 2016 competitions will be released towards the end of the year.

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Further information can be found on the following websites: