School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape

Funding and Scholarships

Funding and Scholarships

Funding opportunities can arise throughout the year, details are added to these pages when available.


Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners Bursary

The School is delighted to announce that RSHP will fund two bursaries for £5000 each for the academic year 2019-20. These will be awarded to students from Stage 2 and Stage 3 of the K100 BA Architecture programme. Full details will be released in Semester one of the 2019 academic year, with an application deadline being envisaged for December 2019. 

Gavin Eldred and PLP Architecture Bursary

Gavin Eldred (1965 - 2017) earned his degree in Architecture at Newcastle University and became a Director at PLP Architecture in London. In his honour, PLP Architecture will offer a bursary in the amount of £2,500 to one student, to encourage the study of Architecture. The bursary will be awarded in four consecutive years to four different students. Year two of the bursary will be open to applicants in Semester one of the 2019 academic year, with a deadline envisaged for January 2020. Further details will be released closer to the time, with more details here.


The University offers a range of scholarships and fee discounts for undergraduate students. To find out more about what is on offer please visit the scholarships and bursaries pages.


RTPI Bursary Scheme

In recent years, The Royal Town Planning Institute, in conjunction with SAPL has offered 3 bursaries each worth £2000 for Home/EU students registering on the MSc Urban Planning programme. The announcement of this bursary usually takes place in August, with a deadline of early September. It is expected that details of the next bursary will be announced in August 2020.

20% fees discount for Newcastle University graduates

Graduates of Newcastle University receive a 20% discount on their postgraduate tuition fees, to find out more visit the University's tuition fees web page.

The University's Postgraduate Guide to Funding pages contain lots of useful information including opportunities available, tuition fees, living expenses and a searchable funding database.

Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Scholarships

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Newcastle University is pleased to offer Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate scholarships to assist non-UK European Union nationals to study a postgraduate Master’s degree. Each scholarship has a value of £2000.  Eligible candidates will automatically be considered for a Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Scholarship as part of their academic course application.


When available, PhD studentships are also advertised on our main news page. You can find out about other sources of funding via the University's postgraduate funding database. We currently have Phd Studentships available through the School.


PhD by Creative Practice in Architecture

Full details can be found on the University's postgraduate funding pages.