Postgraduate

Funding Sources Database

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

Discount varies by level of tuition fee.

UK/EU students Number of awards Value of awards
Postgraduate Opportunity Scholarships 2018/19

36

£5,000

MRes plus PhD studentships - Cloud Computing for Big Data (EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training)

11

EPSRC minimum stipend (currently £14,553 per annum for 2017 entry) and full fees paid for UK/EU students. There is a further £2,000 per annum for travel and consumables. A laptop is provided for your studies.

Doctoral Training Studentships (MRes plus PhD) in Digital Civics

15

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual tax free stipend (or living allowance) of £14,777. Also significant additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel (conferences and exchanges).

PhD Studentship in Engineering: Next generation of composite molten salt-ceramic membranes for selective separation of NOx, SO2 and CO2

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, a full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration of your PhD and an annual stipend £14,553 (2017/18).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Studentship in Engineering: The Use of Perovskite-type Oxygen-carriers for Hydrogen Production via Chemical Looping

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, a full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration of your PhD and an annual stipend £14,553 (2017/18).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

Postgraduate Master’s Loan Scheme (students from England and non-UK countries)

Maximum of £10,280 (2017 entry)

Disabled Students' Allowances

Varies

Professional and Career Development Loans

Varies

Newcastle University Business School Enterprise and Innovation Scholarship 2018-19

1

£3,000 payable towards tuition fees.

The Iland Postgraduate Research Scholarship (For research relating to European culture and its development within a global context)

varies

Research and travel awards of up to £1,000 for UK/EU postgraduate students.

PhD Studentship in Cancer – Characterisation and Targeting of Leukaemia-maintaining Cells

1

100% UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £17,000 (full award). Also significant additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel (conferences and exchanges). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD in the School of Engineering - Mapping, monitoring and characterising landslides with satellite radar and optical observations

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £14,553 (2018-19). 

PhD Studentship in Genetics - Identification of biomarkers of skeletal disease for therapeutic applications

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553 (full award). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

CASE Studentship in Engineering with Siemens: A techno-economic and regulatory analysis of the building as a power plant concept in future energy systems

1

100% tuition fees for three years and an annual stipend of £14,553. Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, you may be entitled to a full or a partial award. The award is available to UK/EU applicants only.

PhD Studentship in Epigenetics - Using chromatin interaction analysis and CRISPR-Cas9 mediated genomic editing to identify the target genes of osteoarthritis-associated transcriptional regulatory elements

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (2018/2019 rate).

PhD in Computer Science - Interactive Visualization of Temporal Multi-Omic Data

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate).

PhD in Engineering: Internet of Things (IoT) based monitoring of critical masonry infrastructure

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate).

EPSRC CASE PhD Studentship: Next generation loop heat pipe wick technology for thermal management of Space and Terrestrial applications

1

This award will cover a full PhD studentship of £18,748 per year. This includes RCUK standard UK/EU tuition fees, and a stipend of at least £14,553 per year. Additional funding will be provided by the Industry sponsor to support the placement position. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Scholarships

£2,000 tuition fee awards.

PhD Studentship in Engineering - Simulation-Guided Manufacturing of Synthetic Bone

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate).

PhD studentship - Investigating AR-V involvement in DNA damage repair and prostate cancer

1

£19,000 per annum.

PhD Studentship in Engineering - Low-cost Point-of-Care Graphene-based cell flow cytometry

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate)

EPSRC PhD - Optimal Bioelectrochemical System (BES) design through Computational Fluid Dynamics

1

UK citizens are eligible for 100% of UK tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553 (full award).  EU citizens from outside the UK are eligible for fees only (partial award).

PhD Studentship in Engineering - Renormalisation Group Theory in Simulation of Material Ageing: from the Cosmos to Concrete Nanostructure

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate).

PhD Studentship in Computational Synthetic Biology – Design of synthetic genetic circuits to enhance electron transfer in bacteria for renewable energy production

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate)

International (Non EU) students Number of awards Value of awards
Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships - Postgraduate

40 scholarships 

50% or 100% of tuition fees

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships

200 in total (undergraduate and postgraduate courses)

£1,500 - £5,000 tuition fee awards

Newcastle University Santander Scholarships

10

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

International Family Discounts (IFD)

10% of the tuition fee per year.

Fulbright Scholarships

Varies

British Marshall Scholarships

40

Varies

Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS)

15

This award covers the difference between home and overseas fee rates (value approximately £10,800 to £16,200 per annum)

Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP)

Not specified.

The scholarship covers tuition fees and living expenses.

USA Athlete Scholarship

15

£5000- £8000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees and a comprehensive support package (see Overview for further details).

US Friends of Newcastle Scholarship

3

$3,000.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships

8

  • Tuition fees
  • Living expenses
  • Return economy air fare
  • Study travel grant towards the costs of study-related travel within the UK or overseas
  • Warm clothing allowance
All students Number of awards Value of awards
The North of England P and I Association Limited (NEPIA) Studentship

1

£2,500 scholarship

PhD Studentships - Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation (IAFRI)

6

100% tuition fees at UK/EU rate plus an annual stipend of £14,553 (subject to Research Council UK increase for 2018/19 entry).  Successful non-EU international students will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

Women in Leadership Scholarship

1

Partial award of £11,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.

MBA Leadership Scholarships

A number of awards are available.

Awards of £10,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.

MBA Business Excellence Scholarships

A number of awards are available.

Awards of £6,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.

30 Years of AMBA Accreditation Scholarships

2

Full-fee awards of £21,600, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.

PhD Studentship in Computing - Systems Biology of Psoriasis: Bridging the Gap between Computer and Clinic

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual stipend of £14,296 (full award).  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

MSc Funding - 1st Class Scholarship (Civil Engineering and Geosciences)

Not specified

£2,000

Clinical Research Funding - various

Varies

School and Research Institute Studentships, Bursaries and Scholarships

Varies

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Instalments
2% Tuition Fee Discount

2% off annual tuition fee

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)

Varies

Varies.

Sir Mark Waller Postgraduate Law Scholarships

6 for international students, 2 for home/EU students.

Full and partial (£2,500-£3,000) tuition fee scholarships.

Charities and Trusts

Varies

Allergy Module Funding

Varies

Employer Sponsorship

Varies

FindAMasters.com and FindAPhD.com Postgraduate Scholarships

Not specified.

FindAMasters.com and FindAPhD.com are offering £12,000 in scholarships for postgraduate study.

Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries

15

£500 payable towards tuition fees.

Teacher Training (PGCE programmes)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PGDip Bursaries

£2,000

PhD Studentship in School of Engineering (Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials): Smart Hydrogels for Medical Applications: Experimental and/or Mathematical modelling studies

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, 100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration of your PhD and an annual stipend £14,777 (2018/19).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Studentship in Computing Science - Data Driven Computer Modelling of Brain Injury Recovery

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual stipend of £14,553 (full award).  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research (WCMR) – PhD Studentship in Characterisation of mitochondrial morphology in skeletal muscle

1

This studentship covers UK/EU fees plus an annual stipend at Research Council rates (£14,553 for 2017-18). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research (WCMR) – PhD Studentship in Identifying nuclear genetic modifiers of the pathogenic mtDNA variation m.3243A>G

1

This studentship covers UK/EU fees plus an annual stipend at Research Council rates (£14,553 for 2017-18), for a 3-year PhD. Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research (WCMR) – PhD Studentship in Investigating mitochondrial dysfunction in ageing enteric neurons

1

This studentship covers UK/EU fees plus an annual stipend at Research Council rates (£14,553 for 2017-18). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research (WCMR) – PhD Studentship in Dissecting the molecular mechanisms underpinning hyperexcitable neuronal networks in mitochondrial disease

1

This studentship covers UK/EU fees plus an annual stipend at Research Council rates (£14,553 for 2017-18).  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research (WCMR) – PhD Studentship in Deep phenotyping: understanding the effect of exercise on mitochondrial disease patients

1

This studentship covers UK/EU fees plus an annual stipend at Research Council rates (£14,553 for 2017-18). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD in Computational/Theoretical Astrophysics or Theoretical Cosmology

1

The studentship includes tuition fees, a tax-free stipend of £14,553 per year (subject to minor change), a desktop computer, and £1500 travel allowance.

PhD studentship - Characterising the biology of high-risk group 4 medulloblastoma to develop novel and risk-adapted therapies

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £19,000 (full award). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD projects in Pure Mathematics (see Overview)

1

100% tuition fees plus a tax-free stipend of £14,777 per year (subject to minor change) and a desktop computer, and £1500 travel allowance.

PhD studentship in Machine Learning for Synthetic Biology (EPSRC Portabolomics)

2

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553(full award). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD Studentship in Neuroscience - Fight Alpers’ Studentship

1

100% UK/EU rates plus an annual stipend of £14,777 pa (2018-19 rate).  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.