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.

UK/EU students Number of awards Value of awards
ReNU PhD Studentship Solar-Driven Plasmonic Catalysis

1

100% of home tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,285. Successful international candidates may be required to make up the difference between the home and international fees.

ReNU PhD Studentship PHOTOCAP: Photocapacitors for ambient energy applications

1

100% of home tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,285. Successful international candidates may be required to make up the difference between the home and international fees.

ReNU PhD Studentship in Closing the carbon loop with biomass-waste derived carbon nanodots

1

100% of home tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,285. Successful international candidates may be required to make up the difference between the home and international fees.

ReNU PhD Studentship Mastering the Interfaces of Solid-State Batteries

1

100% of home tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,285. Successful international candidates may be required to make up the difference between the home and international fees.

ReNU PhD Studentship in Utilizing the nanoscale properties of two-dimensional materials in three-dimensional energy storage systems

1

100% of home tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,285. Successful international candidates may be required to make up the difference between the home and international fees.

NUAcT PhD Studentship in Medicinal Chemistry - small molecules to control neuroinflammation

1

Full Home fees and annual living allowance of £15,285. Also additional funding to cover research costs.

Scholarships for EU students
PhD studentship in Marie Sklodowska - Curie Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN) project: DIRNANO – Directing the immune response through designed nanomaterials

1

Living Allowance/Salary - £33,430.78 (Annually), Mobility Allowance - £5,061.48 (Annually), Family Allowance – £2,109.00 (Annually), PhD fees will be paid by the University – UK and EU up to £7,803.50.

PhD Studentship awards: ONE Planet Doctoral Training Partnership

13

100% of UK tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,285 (based on current UKRI rates). Successful international candidates may be required to make up the difference between the UK and international fees.

PhD in Chemical Engineering - Advancing facilitated-transport membranes for disruptive carbon dioxide separation

1

100% of Home tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,285.

PhD Studentship in Securing Smart Farming via Blockchain

1

Full UK/EU fees (eligibility criteria applies to EU students) and annual living allowance of £15,285.

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan Scheme

Maximum of £27,265 (2021 entry - still subject to Parliamentary approval)

Postgraduate Master’s Loan Scheme (students from England and non-UK EU countries)

Maximum of £11,570 (2021 entry - still subject to Parliamentary approval)

Disabled Students' Allowances

Varies

PhD studentships in the School of Engineering

Minimum of 4.

Full Home fees and annual living allowance of £15,285.

PhD studentship in Immunology - Investigating the functional consequences of B-cell and rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblast interactions: Does CD97 play a role?

The Research into Inflammatory Arthritis Centre Versus Arthritis (RACE) is a collaboration between the Universities of Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle and Oxford, with funding and support from Versus Arthritis. The programme capitalises on the expertise of the contributing academic institutions, and offers an outstanding opportunity for students to undertake excellent project-based research training within world-class research environments.  The current project describes one of a total of 12 PhD studentships available across the collaborating Institutes over the project period; for all currently available studentships please see http://www.race-gbn.org/phds/racephdstudentships-applications2021/

Support includes an annual stipend at RCUK rates for 4 years, PhD registration fees at UK student rate, research expenses and travel costs.

International (Non EU) students Number of awards Value of awards
Scholarships for EU students
North American Athlete Scholarship

20

40% fee reduction

£5000- £8000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees and a comprehensive support package on eligible Master's courses.

Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS)

18

This award covers the difference between home and overseas fee rates (value to be determined).

Newcastle University – GREAT Scholarships 2021 - China, India, Malaysia

3

£10,000 towards tuition fees.

Vice-Chancellor’s Global Scholarships - Postgraduate

5 scholarships.

£4,000 tuition fee awards.

Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships - Postgraduate

39 scholarships.

50% and 100% of tuition fees.

International Family Discounts (IFD)

10% of the tuition fee per year.

Fulbright Scholarships

Varies

British Marshall Scholarships

40

Varies

Newcastle University Sanctuary Scholarships

3

Full tuition fees and living expenses 

China Scholarship Council – Newcastle University PhD Scholarships

10 awards in total:

  • 6 in Science, Agriculture and Engineering
  • 2 in Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 2 in Medical and Life Sciences

Full tuition fees of successful applicants will be funded by the University for a period of 48 months. The China Scholarship Council will provide a living allowance, including the cost of a return flight from China to the UK, accommodation and subsistence, depending on the applicant’s eligibility.

All students Number of awards Value of awards
PhD Studentship - British Heart Foundation PhD Studentship in the Newcastle University Biosciences Institute – “Pax9 Regulation of Extracellular Matrix Production in the Pharyngeal Endoderm”

1

100% of Home tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £19,920 (full award). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the Home fees and international fees.

Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries

15 bursaries in total

£500 bursary

PhD Studentship in Biosciences - Using models of human behavioural change to advance laboratory animal welfare

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,285 (full award). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD studentship in hybrid perovskite device interface physics

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,009 International fees will be considered where possible. 

MBA Leadership Scholarships

A number of awards are available.

Awards of £12,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.

MBA Business Excellence Scholarships

A number of awards are available.

Awards of £8,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.

Clinical Research Funding - various

Varies

School and Research Institute Studentships, Bursaries and Scholarships

Varies

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Instalments
2% Tuition Fee Discount

2% off annual tuition fee

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)

Varies

Varies.

Charities and Trusts

Varies

Allergy Module Funding

Varies

Employer Sponsorship

Varies