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.

1968 Postgraduate Hardship Fund

1

£2500 one-off payment for a full-time UK postgraduate student experiencing a serious financial shortfall during their studies.  

UK/EU students Number of awards Value of awards
Humanities and Social Science Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships

Up to 35 scholarships

£2,000 tuition fee discount

BBSRC PhD studentships - Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham Doctoral Training Partnership in Biosciences

22 studentships across the Partnership.

100% of UK/EU fees paid and a tax-free stipend (living expenses) at the Research Council UK rate (indicative amount in Year 1, £14,254). Some students will be eligible for a fee-only award (no stipend).

Postgraduate Master’s Loan Scheme

Maximum of £10,000

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 expenses per year.

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.

Disabled Students' Allowances

Varies

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.

Professional and Career Development Loans

Varies

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 - Next Generation Monitoring for Enhanced Asset Management

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid plus a minimum of £14,047 with a top up possible up to a maximum of £18,000 per annum living expenses (eligibility criteria apply). 

Arthritis Research UK Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathogenesis Centre of Excellence Programme

12

100% UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend at Research Councils UK (RCUK) rates.  Also, research expenses, general training funds, travel and meeting costs.

PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - Modelling the Influence of Cracking on the Stability of Infrastructure Slopes

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC's eligibility criteria, you may be entitled to a full or partial award.  A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £13,863.  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Studentship - Targeting ischaemia reperfusion injury to improve outcomes following myocardial infarction

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate plus an annual tax-free stipend at British Heart Foundation rates (£19,919 year 1, £21,542 year 2 and £23,298 year 3).  The award also covers all research expenses.

PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - iBUILD: Innovative business models from smart infrastructure systems

1

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

PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - in Modelling the influence of future climate on the stability of infrastructure slopes

1

You may be entitled to a full or partial award.  A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £13,863.  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - Understanding the relationship between value, business model and the engineering of infrastructure projects

1

You may be entitled to a full or partial award.  A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £13,863. A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - iBUILD: Valuing Infrastructure Resilience

1

Candidates need to meet EPSRC eligibility criteria for EPSRC DTA awards.  A full award includes an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16).

PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - in Development of Methodologies to Improve Emergency Disaster Response

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate plus an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16).

PhD in Environmental Engineering - Assessing Tertiary Treatment Technologies for Reducing Antibiotic Resistance Genes Abundance and Diversity in Domestic Wastewater Treatment Effluents

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16).  

EPSRC and Thales Industrial Conversion Computer Science PhD studentship - System Architecture Evaluation

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate plus an annual stipend of £19,000 per year. 

PhD in School of Chemistry - Imaging and electrochemical investigation of biomolecules using scanning probe microscopy

1

100% tuition fees plus a £14,057 p.a. stipend (RCUK stipend level).

PhD in School of Chemistry - Advanced Materials for Redox Flow Batteries

1

100% tuition fees plus a £14,057 p.a. stipend (based on RCUK stipend levels).

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering ICASE PhD Studentship - Decarbonisation of the Chemical Industry through the deployment of Virtual Power Plants

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the four year during plus an annual stipend of £14,057 per year.

MRes/PhD studentship - Neuropathology of Cognitive Fluctuation in Dementia with Lewy Bodies

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and a starting annual stipend of £15,000.

PhD studentship in Animal/ Veterinary Science/ Mathematical modelling at Newcastle University: Macro mineral digestion and metabolism in livestock

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration of your PhD and an annual stipend of £14,057 (plus £2500 Industrial enhancement)

PhD Studentship in the School of Chemistry - New methods for the construction of DNA encoded chemical libraries

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate plus an annual stipend at RCUK rate (£14,057 2015/16).

PhD studentship in Northern Institute for Cancer Research: Understanding synthetic lethality of ATR inhibitors with DDR dysregulation common in ovarian cancer

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of approximately £14,057 (full award) plus £2,500 from the industrial sponsor.   A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Studentship in Chemistry - Kynurenine Pathway Enzymes as Targets for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Psychiatric Disorders

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend (£14,057)

MRC PhD Studentship in the Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences - Novel antibiotics targeting bacterial gene expression

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of approximately £14057 (full award).   A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only. 

Architecture, Planning and Landscape - Postgraduate Taught Home and EU Bursary Scheme

Varies

The following bursary awards are available: £2,000 tuition fee bursaries and full fees bursaries.

PhD Studentship in Chemistry - “Drugging the Undruggable” - Developing Computational Methods Suitable for Using Intrinsically Disordered Proteins (IDPs) as Medicinal Chemistry Targets

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend (£14,057).

PhD in Civil Engineering and Geosciences - Virtual testing for the prediction of ductility in steel joints

1

Approximately £14,296 p.a.

International (Non EU) students Number of awards Value of awards
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape - International Scholarships Awards

Varies

£2,000 tuition fee bursaries

International Family Discounts (IFD)

10% of the tuition fee per year.

Fulbright Scholarships

Varies

British Marshall Scholarships

40

Varies

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 £7,500 - £11,500 per year.

Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (NUIPS)

£2,000 payable towards tuition fees

Newcastle University Brazil Scholarships

3

£5,000 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 East Asia Scholarships

2

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

Newcastle University Ghana Scholarships

2

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

Newcastle University Middle East North Africa (MENA) Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle University Nigeria Postgraduate Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle University Postgraduate USA and Canada Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle University Pakistan Scholarships

2

£4,500 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 India Scholarships

5 Newcastle University India Scholarships
5 British Council GREAT Scholarships

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

Newcastle University Brunei Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle University Indonesia Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle University Malaysia Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle University Singapore Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle University Thailand Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle University Vietnam Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle – Santander Business Scholarships

3

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

Newcastle-Santander Central Scholarships

5

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

Country-specific Scholarships

Varies.

International Masters' Excellence Scholarships (Medical Sciences)

£1,500

All students Number of awards Value of awards
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering - MSc Scholarships

Not specified

UK/EU students - £500 scholarship; non-EU international students - £1,500 scholarship 

Research Excellence Academy PhD Studentships in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Not specified.

£1 million in PhD studentships in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Each studentship includes the UK/EU rate of tuition fee and £14,057 living expenses per year (2016 - 17 Research Councils UK rate).

School and Research Institute Studentships, Bursaries and Scholarships

Varies

Business Excellence Scholarships

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

MBA Business Excellence Scholarships

Tuition fee scholarships of £6,000 - £10,0000.

Newcastle-Singapore Studentships (Science and Engineering)

10 studentships

Each award is worth £20,000 per year which contributes towards PhD tuition fees, living costs and 1 return flight to Singapore each year.

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Instalments
2% Tuition Fee Discount

2% off annual tuition fee

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)

Varies

Varies.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme

7

Tuition fees, living expenses plus return economy air fare 

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.

Charities and Trusts

Varies

Allergy Module Funding

Varies

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

9

Partial tuition fee bursaries of £3,600.

Employer Sponsorship

Varies

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)

Varies

Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries

15

£500 payable towards tuition fees.

Teacher Training (PGCE programmes)
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).

Robinson Bequest Scholarships

3

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

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials: A novel modelling framework for more efficient downstream biologics manufacturing

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, a full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the three-year duration of your PhD and an annual stipend of £14,057 (2015/16).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only. 

Gordon Chapman PhD Scholarship: Acquired Neurogenic Communication Disorders Associated with Brain Injury

1

The total per annum is £7,000, pay the university full-time PhD by research fee for UK/EU students in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (currently £4,320).  The remainder is paid to the candidate as a stipend for research costs. 

PhD Studentship - Functional Screening for Effective Drug Combinations in Medulloblastoma

1

100% of UK/EU fees paid. £14,196 (2015-16 rate) living expenses per year (eligibility criteria apply).

Newcastle-Santander Latin America Scholarships

2

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

PhD School of Mathematics and Statistics - Physics

1

100% tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16).

PhD School of Mathematics and Statistics - Applied Statistics

1

100% tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16).

PhD School of Mathematics and Statistics - Applied Mathematics

1

100% tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16).

PhD School of Mathematics and Statistics - Pure Mathematics

1

100% tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16).

School of Mathematics and Statistics - PhD in Adaptive Treatment and Robust Control

1

100% tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16).

School of Mathematics & Statistics - PhD in Bayesian Statistics

1

100% tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £13,863 (2015-16).

Santander Scholarships

Varies.

A CRUK funded PhD studentship in the Northern Institute for Cancer Research - Neutrophils as drivers of hepatocellular carcinoma progression – predictive biomarker and target for therapeutic intervention?

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and stipend set by CRUK of approximately £19,000 per year.

PhD Studentship in Clinical Exercise Physiology - The role of residual beta-cell function on glycaemic and vascular outcomes with exercise in people with diabetes

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,057. Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

The North of England P and I Association Limited (NEPIA) Studentship

1

£2500

PhD Studentship in Neuroscience - Investigating the nuclear genetic basis of mitochondrial disease

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of approximately £14,065.  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between UK/EU fees and international fees.

A Research Excellence Academy funded PhD studentship in Northern Institute for Cancer Research – Role of retrotransposons in hepatocellular carcinoma origin and progression – potential biomarker and therapeutic target?

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,057.  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD Studentship in Genetic Medicine - Biogenesis of miR-424/503, its role in obesity and tumor development

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of approximately £14,057.  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Initiation of bacterial DNA replication

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,057.  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.