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.

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.

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials: Novel composite molten salt/ceramic membranes for selective separation of harmful gases from air

1

A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration of your PhD and an annual stipend of £14,057 (2015/16).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

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.

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.

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 offered through two schemes.

£10,000

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 offered through two schemes

£10,000

Disabled Students' Allowances
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 Studentship in Marine Science & technology - Modelling and Simulation for Sustainable Marine Engineering Systems

1

Home Tuition Fees will be covered plus you will receive an annual stipend of £14,057 for 3.5 years.

PhD in Civil/Structural Engineering EPSRC Studentship in Soil-structure interaction under long-term cyclic loading

1

A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £13,863 (2014-15)

PhD EPSRC Studentship in the chemo-mechanics of facture: from improving the sustainability of gas-shale fracking to creating more durable materials

1

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

EPSRC DTA PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering - The Single Cell Dynamics of Engineered Microbial Populations in Large-scale Production of Heterologous Proteins

1

Depending on eligibility a full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration and an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015/16), or a partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Studentship in Agriculture - BBSRC CASE PhD Studentship in Agricultural Biochemistry - Effect of Herbicide Safeners on Pesticide Metabolism in Crops

1

A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the four-year duration of your PhD and an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-2016).  A stipend uplift of £3,500 will be paid by Syngenta.  A partial award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate only.

Professional and Career Development Loans
DSTL Funded PhD Studentship in Marine Science & Technology - Synthetic Biology to Produce Novel Materials for Defence and Security: Production of Synthetic Barnacle Adhesives

1

Fully-funded PhD studentship, including an annual stipend of £14,196 and tuition fees.

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials: Novel materials for hydrogen production via chemical looping

1

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

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials: Catalysis: state of the art nanoparticles for environmental reaction engineering

1

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

PhD Studentship in Chemistry - Structural Biology of Protein Arginine Methyltransferases

1

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

EPSRC MRes/PhD Studentship: Development of 3-D bioprinting of functional islets of Langerhans mimicking endogenous microtissues for the treatment of type-1 diabetes

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria a full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £14,057 (2014-15).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.  The studentship also includes £5,000 per annum in years 2-4 as research training support costs, to include student travel and other training costs (in year 1 of MRes studies you will receive the standard MRes project support allocation).  Funding covers one year MRes followed by a three year PhD.  

iCASE PhD Studentships in Computer Science at Open Lab (previously: Digital Interaction Group @Culture Lab), Newcastle University in collaboration with BBC R&D

1

PhD fees for UK students plus living expenses of ca. £14,000 per year.  A personal computer/laptop will be provided plus funding for research costs and local, national and international travel to attend conferences and participate in industrial and academic exchanges.

iCASE PhD Studentship in Computer Science at Open Lab (previously: Digital Interaction Group@Culture Lab), Newcastle University in collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover Research

1

PhD fees for UK students plus living expenses of ca. £14,000 per year.  A personal computer/laptop will be provided plus funding for research costs and local, national and international travel to attend conferences and participate in industrial and academic exchanges.

The Clyde Higgs Scholarship 2015/16

5

An award of £5,000 is available for home students.

PhD Studentship in Agriculture - BBSRC CASE PhD Studentship in Agricultural Biochemistry-Growth Promoting Effects of Next-Generation Agrochemicals in Cereals

1

A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate of your PhD and an annual stipend of £14,057 (2015-2016).  A stipend uplift of at least £2,500 will be paid by Bayer Crop Science.  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

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.

International Family Discounts (IFD)

10% of the tuition fee per year.

International Masters' Excellence Scholarships

£1,500

Fulbright Scholarships
British Marshall Scholarships

40

Joint Newcastle University UKEAS Taiwan Postgraduate Scholarship

1

The scholarship will have a value of £2,000, payable towards tuition fees.

Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS)

Tuition fee scholarships of typically £5,000 - £9,000 per year.

Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (NUIPS)
All students Number of awards Value of awards
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)

Approximately 750.

Varies.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme
Global MBA Inaugural Scholarship

10

£5,000 payable towards tuition fees.

Charles Letts Memorial Postgraduate Scholarship 2015/16 entry

Up to £2,500 towards living expenses

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.

Business Excellence Scholarships

Tuition fees scholarships from £2,000 - £5,000.

British Chevening Scholarships
MBA Business Excellence Scholarships

Tuition fee scholarships of £7,500.

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)
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

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PGDip Bursaries

£2,000

PhD studentship in Chemistry: Computational Studies of the Excited State Dynamics of Emitters Used in Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs)

2

A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend at RCUK rate of £13,863 (2014/15).

MRes/PhD studentship – Understanding the role of mitochondrial dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease

1

The funding covers one year MRes followed by a three year PhD.  The award covers fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £14,057 (2015/16)

PhD Studentship – PhD in Architecture, Civil Engineering and Synthetic Biology

1

The studentship attracts a bursary of £15,000 p.a. to cover fees and living costs for three years, and some research expenses.

Robinson Bequest Scholarships

5

£2,000 payable towards first year of tuition fees.