Funding in Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies

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International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies e-learning scholarships 2014-15

The International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies is offering 3 scholarships of £2,000 each for study in the academic year 2014-2015 (to be awarded as tuition fee discounts).

All applicants to the new e-learning MA in Heritage Management and Tourism will be considered. Applicants will be judged on the overall application and in particular the personal statement. There is no separate application process for these scholarships although we ask that you do mention you wish to be considered for the ‘ICCHS e-learning scholarships’ in your online application form.

The decision will be made shortly after the closing date and we regret we are only able to notify successful applicants. The scholarships are available for this academic year only but are open to applicants for both the October and April entry. International and home (UK/EU) fee paying students are all eligible to apply if they meet the criteria below.

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The application deadlines for these scholarships are: 17:00 pm on 15 September 2014 (October entry) and 17:00 pm on 6 March 2015 (April entry).

Application criteria:

  • Applicants must have achieved, or expect to achieve, a good 2.1 (average of 65% or over) or its international equivalent in their undergraduate degree, or a 2.1 (average of 60% and above) and at least one year of relevant work experience.
  • Awards are for the MA in Heritage Management and Tourism (e-learning) only. Applicants to the PGDip, PgCert programmes and the standalone modules are not eligible.
  • Successful applicants can combine the scholarship with other sources of University funding, including alumni discounts.
  • Eligible applicants may apply for this scholarship in addition to the Newcastle University Postgraduate Scholarship. However, if successful in both applications, they would not receive this scholarship in addition to the Newcastle University Postgraduate Scholarship.
  • Eligible applicants may not combine this scholarship with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Excellence Scholarship.
  • The award will be administered as a tuition fee discount.
  • The scholarships are to be administered by ICCHS.

Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership

The International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies welcomes applications for scholarships for our Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research Programmes as part of the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership. Details of the application process and deadlines for 2014 entry are available on the Northern Bridge website. UK and EU applicants are eligible for these awards.

If you are a UK or an EU student and wish to seek funding for entry in 2014 and beyond, you are advised to contact us (Areti Galani) as soon as possible to discuss your application. Please note the majority of the funding available via the Northern Bridge is for PhD students but a small number of awards is also available for Master's applicants.

If you have any questions about the application process please contact Jane Hagger.

Please note that we will accept applications to our courses after the AHRC deadline but you would not be eligible for AHRC funding.

The deadline for applications to the Northern Bridge scholarships for enrolment in September 2014 has now closed.

International Students

Newcastle University offers a number of partial scholarships and fees discounts to prospective international postgraduate students.

International students may also be eligible to apply for funding from their own governments or educational bodies, especially for PhD level research. You are advised to investigate these possibilities with your governmental or educational bodies as early as possible as many sources of funding have application deadlines in advance of those followed in the UK.