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The North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited (NEPIA) Scholarship

Value of award

£2,500 scholarship

Number of awards


Start date and duration

September 2021 entry. Duration 12 months.

Application closing date

The closing date for September 2021 entry is 31 July 2021.


The North of England P&I Association Ltd has generously provided a scholarship of £2,500 for a student enrolled on the Shipping and Logistics MSc at Newcastle University.  The aim of the scholarship is to encourage into marine insurance or other branches of shipping / maritime logistics a suitably qualified seafarer looking to transition to shore-based work.

Payment of the scholarship will be made in Semester Two and is subject to satisfactory progress on the course.


The North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited 

Eligibility Criteria

This scholarship is for the full-time MSc only.

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified (degree level) seafarers who hold an offer to study Shipping and Logistics MSc at Newcastle University, starting in September 2021.

Please attach to an email a one-page CV together with a one-page letter outlining your suitability for this scholarship to:

Professor John Mangan
Degree Programme Director
Marine, Offshore and Subsea Technology Group
School of Engineering
Newcastle University
United Kingdom

Email –

Only applications received via email and by 31 July 2021 will be considered.

Eligible Courses