International (Non EU) students

Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS)

Value of award

Tuition fee scholarships of typically £7,800 - £11,700 per year. The award covers the difference between fees for UK/EU students and international students.

Number of awards


Application closing date

28 April 2017


Newcastle University is committed to offering support to the very best international students hoping to pursue a programme of research. We are pleased to offer a small number of University funded NUORS awards for outstanding international students who apply to commence PhD studies in any subject in 2017/18.


Newcastle University

Eligibility Criteria

You could be eligible to apply for a NUORS award if:

Applications for a NUORS award cannot be made for a course that has already been started by a student.

How to apply

You must have already applied for and been offered a place to study at Newcastle University before you apply for a NUORS award.

Please complete the NUORS application form (MS Word: 57.5KB) electronically and in accordance with the NUORS regulations, which are provided at the end of the application form.  You will also be required to provide details of an academic referee; the University will then contact your referee directly. 

Applications must be submitted electronically via the email address provided below. Unfortunately paper copies cannot be accepted. 

If you experience problems with the application form, please contact Student Financial Support who can e-mail a copy of the form and the regulations to you.


Student Wellbeing Service
Student Financial Support
Newcastle University
King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5537/8107

Eligible Courses

  • Ageing MPhil, PhD, MD
  • Agriculture MPhil, PhD
  • Animal Science MPhil, PhD
  • Archaeology MPhil, PhD
  • Architecture, Planning and Landscape MPhil, PhD
  • Biomedicine MPhil, PhD, MD
  • Biosciences MPhil, PhD, MD
  • Biotechnology MPhil, PhD
  • Business and Management MPhil, PhD
  • Cancer MPhil, PhD, MD
  • Chemical Engineering MPhil, PhD
  • Chemistry MPhil, PhD
  • Civil Engineering (Environmental) MPhil, PhD
  • Civil Engineering (Geotechnical and Engineering Geology) MPhil, PhD
  • Civil Engineering (Structural) MPhil, PhD
  • Civil Engineering (Transport) MPhil, PhD
  • Civil Engineering (Water Resources) MPhil, PhD
  • Classics and Ancient History MPhil, PhD
  • Computer Science Integrated PhD
  • Computer Science MPhil, PhD
  • Creative Writing MPhil, PhD
  • Dentistry and Dental Sciences MPhil, PhD
  • Digital Media PhD
  • Economics MPhil, PhD
  • Education (Clinical) MPhil, PhD
  • Education and Communication Integrated PhD
  • Education MPhil, PhD
  • Educational and Applied Linguistics Integrated PhD
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering PhD
  • Energy MPhil, PhD
  • Engineering and Science in the Marine Environment Integrated PhD
  • English Literature MPhil, PhD
  • Environmental Science MPhil PhD
  • Finance and Accounting MPhil, PhD
  • Fine Art MPhil, PhD
  • Food and Human Nutrition MPhil, PhD
  • Genetics MPhil, PhD, MD
  • Geochemistry MPhil, PhD
  • Geography MPhil, PhD
  • Geomatics MPhil, PhD
  • History MPhil, PhD
  • Journalism and Public Relations PhD
  • Law LLM (by research), MPhil, PhD
  • Linguistics and English Language Integrated PhD
  • Marine Sciences MPhil, PhD
  • Marine Technology MPhil, PhD
  • Marketing MPhil, PhD
  • Materials Engineering MPhil, PhD
  • Mathematics and Statistics Integrated PhD
  • Mathematics MPhil, PhD
  • Mechanical and Systems Engineering MPhil, PhD
  • Media and Cultural Studies MPhil, PhD
  • Medicine and Surgery MPhil, PhD, MD
  • Microbiology MPhil, PhD, MD
  • Modern Languages MPhil, PhD
  • Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies MPhil, PhD
  • Music MPhil, PhD
  • Nanoscale Science and Technology MPhil, PhD
  • Neuroscience MPhil, PhD, MD
  • Philosophy MPhil, PhD
  • Phonetics and Phonology Integrated PhD
  • Physics MPhil, PhD
  • Politics MPhil, PhD
  • Psychology MPhil, PhD
  • Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research MPhil, PhD, MD
  • Sociology MPhil, PhD
  • Speech and Language Sciences MPhil, PhD
  • Subsea Engineering and Management MSc
  • Translating and Interpreting MPhil, PhD