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
PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities - AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership

50 PhD studentships offered across Newcastle University, Durham University and Queen's University Belfast.

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual stipend at the RCUK postgraduate rate, currently £14,553. Also, additional funding to cover other study-related costs, (study abroad, conference attendance, etc).

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

PhD Studentship in Computer Science - Visualization of Heterogeneous Multi-Source Data

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £14,553 (full award)

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.

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.

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.

Newcastle University – GREAT Scholarship 2018 – China

7

50% of tuition fees.

School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape - Postgraduate International Scholarship Scheme (2017)

Not specified

£2,000 tuition fee scholarships

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

10

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

All students Number of awards Value of awards
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.

ESRC Northern Ireland North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Social Sciences

50 PhD studentships across the Universities of:

  • Newcastle
  • Durham
  • Queen's Belfast
  • Ulster
  • Northumbria 
  • Teesside 
  • Sunderland

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual stipend at the RCUK postgraduate rate (currently £14,553). Additional funding is available to cover costs of study abroad, conference attendance, fieldwork, attendance at NINE DTP cohort-building events, short-term placements and specialist skills training.

PhD Studentship in Computing Science - A Computational Systems Biology Approach to Psoriasis Treatment (Rosetrees Trust)

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.

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

Not specified

£2,000

Clinical Research Funding - various

Varies

Health Education England Bursaries (Physician Associate Studies, PGDip)

20 awards for 2017 entry

£18,000 bursary (£9,000 per year) and a contribution towards travel costs. The Bursary is paid as a tuition fee discount direct to the University.

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

Sport Scholarships

Varies

£500 - £10,000

PhD Studentship - Mathematical modelling studies of rhythmic hydrogels for medical applications

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 £14,553 (2017/18).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation MLitt/PhD Studentships for Studies Relating to Japan

Up to 3 (MLitt or PhD)

£10,000,contributing towards your MLitt/PhD tuition fees and living costs. 

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.

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences - Understanding the molecular regulation of autophagy during ageing.

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553. Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees. Additional funding to cover research costs.

PhD in the School of Engineering - Role of social conformity in the acceptance and uptake of autonomous vehicles

1

100% of tuition fees paid - UK/EU or international - plus annual living expenses of £14,553 per annum.

PhD in Chemistry: Quantum mechanical simulations for the development of novel cancer therapies

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend at RCUK rate (£14,553 2017/18).  Successful non-EU international students will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD Studentship in Affective Neuroscience/Animal Welfare

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553. Successful non-European candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees. Significant additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel (e.g. conferences).

PhD Studentship - The influence of whey protein supplementation on free-living glycaemic control in people with Type 2 diabetes

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553, for 3 years. Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU and international fee.

PhD studentship in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University - PhD by Creative Practice in Architecture

1

£15,000 per year for 3 years. The scholarship is payable towards 100% of the tuition fee rate, with the remainder awarded as living expenses.

PhD Studentship: Experimental Investigation of Flow-Induced Vibrations of Flexible Structures

1

The award is worth £18,500 pa contributing towards tuition fees and tax-free stipend. Additional funding is available for experimental works and professional developments (e.g. conferences). International candidates will be required to make up the difference between UK/EU and international fees.

PhD studentship Bac2Code (EPSRC Portabolomics)

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.

PhD studentship in Machine Learning

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553 (full award).

PhD Mathematics and Statistics – Statistical Techniques for Engineering with Advanced Materials (STEAM)

1

100% tuition fees (Home/EU rate), a tax-free stipend of (up to) £14,553 pa (17/18 level), a desktop computer, and £1500 travel allowance. Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PHD Mathematics and Statistics – Random Fields on Spheres cross Time

1

100% tuition fees (Home/EU rate), a tax-free stipend of (up to) £14,553 pa (17/18 level), a desktop computer, and £1500 travel allowance. Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD in Chemistry: Computational Studies of Electron Transfer at Interfaces

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend at RCUK rate (£14,553 2017/18).  Successful non-EU international students will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD in the School of Engineering - Port operations and technical advancements: analysis of local costs and benefits

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553 (full award).  International students may apply, however tuition fees will only be covered at the UK/EU rate.