International (Non EU) students

North American Athlete Scholarship

Value of award

40% or 20% fee reduction

£4000 - £8000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees and a comprehensive support package on eligible Master's courses.

Number of awards

20 at 40% 10 at 20%

Start date and duration

September 2021 for one year of study.

Application closing date

31 July 2021.


Newcastle University offers partial scholarship awards to encourage USA and Canadian athletes to undertake Master’s level study.  Awards have a value of £4000- £8000 payable to the student’s tuition fee account (40% or 20% fee reduction) and include a comprehensive support package including:


Newcastle University

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should ideally have NCAA D1- D3 playing experience in one of the following sports: Basketball, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Tennis, Golf, Women’s Soccer, Waterpolo.

They must also be:

MA; MBA; MClinRes; MEd; MMedEd; LLM; LLM (by research); MLitt; MMus; MPH; MRes; MSc.

See North American Athlete Scholarship 2021-22 Regulations (Word: 24KB)‌ for further information.

How to apply

Please complete the online application form.


Newcastle University
Performance Sport Team
Telephone: 0191 208 5230

Eligible Courses