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
PhD Studentship in the School of Engineering - Hydrodynamic modelling of leaky barriers in channels

1

UK citizens are eligible for 100% of UK tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777. EU citizens from outside the UK are eligible for a fees only award (partial award). The funding covers a three and a half year PhD.

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan Scheme

Maximum of £25,000 (2018 entry)

PhD in Engineering: Internet of Things (IoT) based monitoring of critical masonry infrastructure

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate).

Business Excellence Scholarships

Partial-fee awards of £2,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees. will be awarded to high achieving UK students commencing a Business School Masters course for 2018 entry.

Postgraduate Opportunity Scholarships 2018/19

36

£5,000

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

Maximum of £10,609 (2018 entry)

Disabled Students' Allowances

Varies

Professional and Career Development Loans

Varies

Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Scholarships

£2,000 tuition fee awards.

PhD Studentship in Computational Synthetic Biology – Design of synthetic genetic circuits to enhance electron transfer in bacteria for renewable energy production

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate)

PhD Studentship in Materials for chemical conversions: probing reactor beds using neutron diffraction

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate). Also additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel (conferences and exchanges).

PhD Studentship in Quantitative Biology/ Biophysics – Pushing the limits of single molecule super-resolution microscopy to reveal how bacteria divide and grow

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777.

PhD Studentship - Plasmodium malaria organelle transcription: mechanisms and target for drugs

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553.

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences - Identification of active compounds’ targets to prevent skin ageing

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777 (full award). A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

STREAM EngD in Civil/Geospatial Engineering – Water assets and networks: geospatial data representation for modelling and monitoring

1

Stipend of £19,000 to £20,000 + EPSRC fixed travel and subsistence budget.  Fees paid at the UK/EU rate depending on EPSRC eligibility.

STREAM PhD in Civil Engineering - Exploiting urban water monitoring data

1

Fees paid at the UK/EU rate plus a stipend of £17,000 and fixed travel and subsistence budget.

STREAM PhD in Civil Engineering - Whole city modelling of water usage

1

Fees paid at the UK/EU rate plus a stipend of £17,000 and fixed travel and subsistence budget.

PhD Studentship in Natural and Environmental Sciences – UK Space Agency (fully-funded) - The impact of aeolian abrasion on the transformation of organic matter and detectability by the ExoMars 2020 MOMA instrument (ABRADE)

1

The award is available to UK/EU applicants only. The value of the award will pay your University tuition fees for three and a half years and an annual stipend of £14,777. Includes further funding for research costs, travel (e.g. conferences) and training.

PhD Studentship in Civil Engineering - Modelling the city from the kitchen to the national grid: bringing Smart Buildings, intelligent infrastructure and pervasive IoT into a combined, secure observation and modelling system

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate).   Additional travel and subsistence.

PhD studentship in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry

1

A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend (living allowance) at 10% above the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) rate (UK Research and Innovation minimum rate 2018/19 is £14,777).

PhD studentship in Computational Medicinal Chemistry

1

A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend (living allowance) at 10% above the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) rate (UK Research and Innovation minimum rate 2018/19 is £14,777).

PhD studentship in Natural and Environmental Science: Integrated forecasting for diseases of brassicas that affect multiple hosts

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid plus annual living expenses of £14,777 (full award). 

BBSRC CASE PhD Studentship in Cellular Medicine - Investigation into the biochemical and biological effects of air pollution on the function of human skin and the intervention of such effects

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777 (full award).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences - Understanding the molecular regulation of autophagy during ageing

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777 (full award). Additional funding to cover research costs.

Faraday Institution Studentships: Research in the Area of the Recycling and Circular Economy of Automotive Batteries

4

Full UK/EU Fees and a stipend (living allowance) of £18,000 to £20,000 per annum.

PhD in Characterisation of a novel Joubert Syndrome model to accelerate personalised medicine

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses in line with current RCUK stipends. Stipend is £14,777 for the first year with small annual increments thereafter.

PhD studentship in Computational Modelling for Biology and Chemistry

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777.

Subsea UK Subsea Engineering MSc Scholarship

1

£8,000

PhD studentship in Archaeology - Roman Coins from Hadrian’s Wall and the Frontier Zone: coin supply, use and loss in the military zone of Roman Britain

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (2018/19 Research Council UK rate). Also a research training support grant to fund the costs of undertaking primary research such as overseas and UK study visits, fieldwork, and conference attendance. In order to help facilitate the engagement with collaborative partners the Arts and Humanities Research Council also provide an additional stipend of £550 per year.

PhD Studentship in Engineering - Wellbore stability for carbon sequestration in geological formations

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate).

PhD in the School of Engineering - Transportation embankments and cuttings: design of innovative solutions to tackle the 21st century challenges of climate change and ageing

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777 (full award). Plus £3,000 enhancement.

EPSRC PhD in Civil Engineering – Improving the resilience of masonry arch bridges to flood events

1

UK citizens are eligible for 100% of UK tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553 (full award).  EU citizens from outside the UK are eligible for fees only (partial award). 

PhD Studentship in Law

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees for 3 years and an annual stipend at the UKRI postgraduate rate, currently £14,777.

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering New Approaches for in vivo and in silico Modelling of the Oral Microbiome

1

The award will cover full UK/EU fees (eligibility criteria apply) and minimum stipend (£19,000 tax free). A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only. The projects benefits from significant additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel (conferences and exchanges).

PhD in NIHR School for Primary Care Research Doctoral Studentship

1

100% UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £16,000.  Additional funding is available to cover research costs and local, national and international travel (conferences and exchanges).

CASE Studentship in Engineering with Siemens: A techno-economic and regulatory analysis of the building as a power plant concept in future energy systems

1

100% tuition fees for three years and an annual stipend of £14,553. Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, you may be entitled to a full or a partial award. The award is available to UK/EU applicants only.

PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities: Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership and Northumbria-Sunderland Consortium in Art and Design

4 PhD studentships across Newcastle University, Durham University, Queen's University Belfast, Northumbria University and University of Sunderland.

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual stipend at the UKRI postgraduate rate, currently £14,777. Also, additional funding to cover other project-related costs.

Newcastle University Business School Enterprise and Innovation Scholarship 2018-19

1

£3,000 payable towards tuition fees.

PhD Studentship in School of Computing - Machine Learning for Synthetic Biology (EPSRC Portabolomics)

1

100% of UK tuition fees paid and an annual stipend of £14,777 (full award).

PhD Studentship in Civil Engineering - Mapping, monitoring and characterising landslides with satellite radar and optical observations

1

100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend of £14,553 (2018-19). 

PhD Studentship - Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation (IAFRI)

1 – from three project options.

100% tuition fees at UK/EU rate plus an annual stipend of £14,777.

PhD Studentship in Engineering - EPSRC CASE PhD Studentship in Mechanical Engineering – Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Combustion for Improving Efficiency and Reducing Emissions in Spark Ignition Engines

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of at least (full award, plus top up). Also significant additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel, plus industrial visits totalling 3 months at Ricardo, UK (Shoreham-by-Sea).

International (Non EU) students Number of awards Value of awards
Newcastle University – GREAT Scholarship 2018 – India

1

Full tuition fees

Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships - Postgraduate

40 scholarships 

50% or 100% of tuition fees

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships

200 in total (undergraduate and postgraduate courses)

£1,500 - £5,000 tuition fee awards

International Family Discounts (IFD)

10% of the tuition fee per year.

Fulbright Scholarships

Varies

British Marshall Scholarships

40

Varies

Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP)

Not specified.

The scholarship covers tuition fees and living expenses.

USA Athlete Scholarship

15

£5000- £8000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees and a comprehensive support package (see Overview for further details).

US Friends of Newcastle Scholarship

3

$3,000.

Newcastle University Santander Scholarships

4

£5,000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

All students Number of awards Value of awards
The North of England P and I Association Limited (NEPIA) Studentship

1

£2,500 scholarship

MBA Leadership Scholarships

A number of awards are available.

Awards of £10,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.

MBA Business Excellence Scholarships

A number of awards are available.

Awards of £6,000, 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.

Sir Mark Waller Postgraduate Law Scholarships

6 for international students, 2 for home/EU students.

Full and partial (£2,500-£3,000) tuition fee scholarships.

Charities and Trusts

Varies

Allergy Module Funding

Varies

Employer Sponsorship

Varies

FindAMasters.com and FindAPhD.com Postgraduate Scholarships

Not specified.

FindAMasters.com and FindAPhD.com are offering £12,000 in scholarships for postgraduate study.

Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries

15

£500 payable towards tuition fees.

Teacher Training (PGCE programmes)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PGDip Bursaries

£2,000

PhD Studentship in School of Engineering (Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials): Smart Hydrogels for Medical Applications: Experimental and/or Mathematical modelling studies

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, 100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration of your PhD and an annual stipend £14,777 (2018/19).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Studentship in Computing Science - Data Driven Computer Modelling of Brain Injury Recovery

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual stipend of £14,553 (full award).  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD studentship in Machine Learning for Synthetic Biology (EPSRC Portabolomics)

2

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553(full award). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering: The Use of Perovskite-type Oxygen-carriers for Hydrogen Production via Chemical Looping

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, a full or partial award will be offered. A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration of your PhD and an annual stipend £14,777 (2018/19).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only. 

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering: Next generation of composite molten salt-ceramic membranes for selective separation of NOx, SO2 and CO2

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, a full or partial award will be offered. A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration of your PhD and an annual stipend £14,777 (2018/19).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering: State of the art novel catalysts for environmental reaction engineering

1

Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, a full or partial award will be offered. A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for the duration of your PhD and an annual stipend £14,777 (2018/19).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Studentship - Mechanistic analysis of the Escherichia coli twin arginine translocase

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777 (full award). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Can alternative chloride channels help restore the anion transport defect in human Cystic Fibrosis (CF) airway cells, irrespective of CF Mutation?

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £19,919(with yearly increments). (International applicants will be required to cover the difference between the UK/EU and International tuition fee rate which is approx. £16,200 per annum).

NIHR Newcastle BRC PhD Studentship in Dementia – ‘Sarcopenia and Frailty in Early Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)’

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553 (full award). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.  Also research support costs which includes funds for travel and conference attendance which will be paid at £5,000 per year.

Forshaw PhD Scholarship in Architecture

1

£15,000 per year for 3 years. The scholarship is payable towards 100% of the tuition fee rate, with the remainder awarded as living expenses.

arq PhD scholarship in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University - PhD in Architecture

1

£15,000 per year for 4 years. The studentship is payable towards 100% of the tuition fee rate, with the remainder awarded as living expenses.

PhD Studentship in Mathematics, Statistics and Physics - Data Science for 3D Printing, a joint project with the Alan Turing Institute, London, UK

1

A tax-free stipend of £14,777 per year (subject to minor change) and 100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate plus additional travel allowance.

PhD Studentship in School of Computing - Formal Verification and Synthesis of Cyber-Physical Systems

1

100% tuition fees and an annual stipend of £14,777 (full award).

Eleanor Pinkney Oddie: Postgraduate Scholarship for Latin

1

£1000

PhD Studentship in Cancer – Characterisation and Targeting of Leukaemia-maintaining Cells

1

100% UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £17,000 (full award). Also significant additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel (conferences and exchanges). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

PhD in Investigating genetic control of the psoriasis transcriptome to define and validate drug and disease endotypes

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £14,777. Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees