Postgraduate

Funding & Finance

Funding and Finance

All our funding opportunities are listed below. You can also see course specific funding opportunities on each course. Opportunities are updated each week, so be sure to check back regularly.

Our Guide to Funding can help you find out about the various types of funding on offer.

Our students/graduates Number of awards Value of awards
20% Alumni Tuition Fee Discount

Discount varies by level of tuition fee.

The Elsie Jeffery Memorial Bursary (MSc Public Health and Health Services Research) 1 £1,000 towards living expenses.
Robinson Bequest Scholarships 5 £2,000 payable towards first year of tuition fees.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships

Up to 35 scholarships.

Tuition fee scholarships of £2,000.

UK/EU students Number of awards Value of awards
PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering - Chemical Looping using Novel Perovskite-type Oxy-carriers for Hydrogen Production 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid. £13,726 living expenses per year.
PhD in Marine Science and Technology - Shipping Exhaust Gas Emission Modelling, Indexing and Regulation 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid. £13,726 living expense per year.
Newcastle University Business School Enterprise and Innovation Scholarship 2015-16 1 £1,500 payable towards tuition fees.
Subsea UK Award 2015 Entry 1 £8,000 towards tuition fees and living expenses.
Greek Gateway to Newcastle Scholarship (2015-16)

Up to £2,500 payable towards living expenses.

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials: Novel composite molten salt/ceramic membranes for selective separation of harmful gases from air 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £14,057 (2015/16) living expenses per year.
PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering - Micro-circulating fluidised bed system for high heat flux cooling 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees.  £14,057 (2015/16) living expenses per year.
PhD Studentship in Chemistry - Towards designer materials: Controlled metal-ion assembly using modified nucleic acids

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £13,863 (2014/15) living expenses per year.

PhD in the School of Chemistry: Fluorescent Phosphorus Ligands, their Organometallic Complexes and Applications 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £14,057 (2015/16) living expenses per year.  
PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - iBUILD: Valuing Infrastructure Resilience 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £13,863 living expenses per year.
STFC Funded PhD Studentship in Biophysical Chemistry - Creating realistic models of bacterial outer membranes for antimicrobial research and diagnostic assay development 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £13,863 (2014/15) living expenses per year.
PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - iBUILD: Evaluation and funding of green infrastructure in urban areas 3 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid. £13,863 living expenses per year.
PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - iBUILD: Innovative business models from smart infrastructure systems 3 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £13,863 living expenses per year.
MRC MRes/PhD Studentship - Sporulation in the human pathogen Clostridium difficile: structural and functional studies

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.   £13,863 living expenses.

Postgraduate Opportunity Scholarships 146 £10,000
MRC MRes/PhD studentship - Role of mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species in Parkinson's disease 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees.  £14,057 living expenses per year.
Santander Formula Scholarships

2

 €5,000 towards living costs for one year.

IPhD in the School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering - Integrated PhD in Additive Manufacture for Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering 3 100% UK/EU tuition fees paid. £13,000 living expenses in year 1, £18,000 in years 2 to 4.
IPhD in the School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering - Integrated PhD in Additive Manufacture for Bespoke and Series Automotive Part Production 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £13,000 living expenses in year 1 and £18,000 in years 2 to 4.
IPhD in the School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering - Integrated PhD in the Manufacture of Microfluidic Cartridges 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £13,000 living expenses in year 1, £18,000 in years 2 to 4.
Hodcroft Larsen Postgraduate Bursary for Female Engineers - 2015 Entry Up to 4. £3,000 towards living expenses.
Women into Postgraduate Engineering and Science Scholarships

146

£10,000

MRC 4-year Integrated MRes/PhD Studentship to Investigating the regulation of fibroblast phenotype in the lung 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £14,057 living expenses per year.
PhD Studentship in Faculty of Medical Sciences: Developing a new understanding of cell and tissue 3-D structure using automated electron microscopy.

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £14,057 living expenses per year.

Disabled Students' Allowances
AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Awards - Art Education and the culture of the North East: 1930s-1970s
BBSRC-CASE PhD Studentship in Biology - Chemical ecological protection of tomato by synergising plant priming and pest deterrence 100% UK/EU tuition fees paid. £14,057 living expenses per year (2015/16 rate).
MRes/PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences - MreB-dependent membrane homeostasis in bacterial cell envelope stress response

1

The award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £14,057 (for 2015/16). 

MRes/PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences - Investigating the Structure and Function of the Bacterial Cell Division Machinery with Super-resolution Microscopy

1

The award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £14,057 (for 2015/16). 

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering - Chemical Looping using Novel Perovskite-type Oxy-carriers for Hydrogen Production 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid. £13,726 living expenses per year.
PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - Degradation of chlorinated contaminants by Fe(II)-reduced clay minerals

A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the three-year duration of your PhD and an annual stipend of £13,863 (2014-15).

PhD Studentship in the School of Chemistry: Engineering High Performance Alkaline Anion Membranes for Electrochemical Applications

A  full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend at RCUK rate (£14,057 2015/16). 

School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, MA Bursary Scheme

£5,500 to cover tuition fees at the UK/EU rate.

MRes/PhD in Neuroscience - Studentship in Pattern Detection Approaches to Behavioural Assessment of Welfare

The funding covers one year MRes in Animal Behaviour followed by a three year PhD.  The award covers tuition fees at UK/EU rate for the four-year duration of your MRes/PhD and an annual stipend of £14,057 (2015/16). 

PhD Studentship in Mathematics and Statistics - Bayesian Analysis of Bird Flocking Models

1

An annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16), for the three-year duration.

PhD Studentship - Basic Design and Innovative Art Education The studentship is funded for three years full-time, and a full award will cover fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual maintenance grant of £14,057.
PhD Studentship - Teaching Collections and Fine Art Pedagogy The studentship is funded for three years full-time, and a full award will cover fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual maintenance grant of £14,057.
PhD Studentship - The Ashington Group and Informal Art Education
EPSRC and Thales Industrial Conversion Computer Science PhD studentship on System Architecture Evaluation

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees. £19,000 living expenses per year (2015-16 rate).

Integrated PhD in Bioprinting Skin Equivalent Models for Toxicology Testing - School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering 1 100% of UK/EU tuition fees. £13,000 living expenses in year 1 and £18,0000 in years 2-4.
EngD Studentship in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - Ennerdale Water and Upper River Ehen Natural Hydrological Regime and Geomorphology 1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid. Living expenses of £19,000 per annum (years 1 and 2) rising to £20,000 per annum (years 3 and 4).

PhD in School of Agriculture Food and Rural Development - Characterization of myrosinase producing microorganisms and their potential exploitation in biofumigation systems 1 100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £14,057.  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate.
International (Non EU) students Number of awards Value of awards
Country-specific Scholarships Varies.
Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (NUIPS)

£2,000 payable towards tuition fees.

Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS) Tuition fee scholarships of typically £5,000 - £9,000 per year.

International Family Discounts (IFD)

10% of the tuition fee per year.

Newcastle University Brazil Scholarships

2

£7,500 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University China Scholarship

1

£2,600 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University East Africa Scholarship

1

£3,500 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University Ghana Scholarship

2

£3,500 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University India Scholarships 5 Newcastle University India Scholarships
5 British Council GREAT Scholarships
£3,000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.
Newcastle University Nigeria Scholarships

3

£5,000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University East Asia Scholarship - Japan, Taiwan and South Korea

2

£2,600 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University North America Scholarship

3

£2,500 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University Pakistan Scholarships

3

£3,000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University Russia Scholarships

2

 £2,500 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University Turkey Scholarships

2

£5,000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Newcastle University ASEAN Scholarship - Vietnam and Indonesia

8

£4,000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

International Masters' Excellence Scholarships

£1,500

Fulbright Scholarships
British Marshall Scholarships

40

Newcastle-Santander Latin America Scholarship 2

£5,000 payable towards the full international tuition fee.

All students Number of awards Value of awards
Sager Family Foundation - The Graduate Scholarship for Working Musicians (MMus, 2015-16)

£4,700 payable towards UK/EU tuition fees.  The scholarship may provide some living costs. 

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) Approximately 750. Varies.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme
EPSRC MRes/PhD Studentships - Cloud Computing for Big Data

12

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  Tax-free living expenses of £13,726 per year.

PhD in the School of Marine Science and Technology: The mechanism of action of superhydrophilic non-fouling coatings against marine biofouling species

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  Living expenses of £13,863.

Global MBA Inaugural Scholarship

10

£5,000 payable towards tuition fees.

MA E-Learning Heritage Management and Tourism Scholarships 2014-15 - International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS) 3 £2,000 payable towards tuition fees (2014/15).
Eleanor Pinkney Oddie Postgraduate Scholarship for Latin

1

£1,000 towards living expenses.

Charles Letts Memorial Postgraduate Scholarship 2015/16 entry

Up to £2,500 towards living expenses

PhD Studentship in Biology - The RB Cooke Studentship in Plant Biology

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £14,057 living expenses per year. 

Sir Mark Waller Postgraduate Law Scholarships 2015-16 6 for international students, 2 for home/EU students. Full and partial (£2,500-£3,000) tuition fee scholarships.
British Chevening Scholarships
Business Excellence Scholarships Tuition fees scholarships from £2,000 - £5,000.
MBA Business Excellence Scholarships

Tuition fee scholarships of £7,500.

MRes/ PhD Studentship in Cancer Research - Target identification in T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £13,596 living expenses per year. 

Peter and Norah Lomas PhD Scholarship in Economics

1

100% UK/EU tuition fees paid.  £13,590 living expenses per year.  

Charities and Trusts
Allergy Funding

Varies

The Crown Estate Bursaries - MSc Marine Technology Education Consortium (MTEC)

9

Partial tuition fee bursaries of £3,600.

Employer Sponsorship
FindAMasters.com and FindAPhD.com Postgraduate Scholarships 1x £5,000 PhD scholarship
1x £5,000 Masters scholarship
4x £500 scholarships
£12,000 across six awards.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP)
Professional and Career Development Loans
Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries

15

£500 payable towards tuition fees.

School and Research Institute Studentships, Bursaries and Scholarships
Teacher Training (PGCE programmes)
Postgraduate Tuition Fee Instalments
2% Tuition Fee Discount

2% off annual tuition fee

PhD in the School of Marine Science and Technology: Development of superhydrophilic non-fouling coatings for marine applications. 1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid. £13,863 living expenses per year (2015-16 Research Council UK rate).

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PGDip Bursaries £2,000