Bursaries, Scholarships and Prizes

Please refer to academic years below to check eligibility for the centrally administered bursary and scholarship schemes.

2015/16 Academic Year - Please click here

2016/17 Academic Year - Please click here

There are a number of other schemes provided by both the University and external providers. Please note this is not a comprehensive list and you may also find it useful to check individual School web sites to check if any subject specific funding is available as well as external charity and trust web sites.

Academic Performance
  • Endowed Prizes - prizes of differing values, predominantly stage 1 undergraduates
  • Engineering Awards - prizes to assist the most promising engineering undergraduates
Care Leavers
Sports and Performance
  • Performance Sport Scholarships - Sports Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis and are available to undergraduate and postgraduate applicants, as well as current students. Scholarships are reviewed annually.
  • Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme - TASS is a Government funded programme that represents a unique partnership between sport and higher and further education. A TASS award is made on an annual basis and individuals are nominated by their National Governing Body.
Student Parents
University Funded Schemes
  • Expeditions - University is particularly keen to encourage expeditions organised by students to carry out research at destinations outside the UK and can offer funds to assist with this
  • ncl+ Student Achievement Awards -each year individuals and groups from across the University gain local and national recognition for their hard work and achievements.
  • Research Scholarships - provide undergraduates who have research potential with experience of research
Donor and Alumni funded schemes
  • St Nicholas' Educational Trust Studentship - to help young people from PARTNERS schools and colleges in Newcastle who are resident in Newcastle upon Tyne and for whom higher education may impose financial hardship.
Externally Funded Schemes
  • Greenwich Hospital Bursary - for students who have served or whose parents have served or are serving in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, WRNS, Royal Fleet Auxiliary or Royal Naval Service. Contact Mandy Crane for further information.
  • Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust - provide bursaries to undergraduates who are in financial need and whose parent or spouse is a commercial traveller, grocer or chemist.