International (Non EU) students

Vice-Chancellor’s Global Scholarships - Postgraduate

Value of award

£4,000 tuition fee awards.

Number of awards

5 scholarships.

Start date and duration

September 2021 for the full duration of degree programme.

Application closing date

29 April 2021.


Newcastle University is pleased to offer 5 Vice-Chancellor’s Global Scholarships (VCGS) for outstanding international applicants who apply to commence full-time Master’s studies.


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Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Vice-Chancellor’s Global Scholarships applicants must:

Applicants of all nationalities (assessed as international for fee purposes) are eligible to apply for VCGS awards, except for those listed below.

Applicants from the following countries are not eligible to apply for VCGS awards as the University offers specific schemes for these countries: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam.

A scheme for postgraduate Master's applicants from Egypt, Ghana and Nigeria will be launched in February 2021.

Eligible candidates will be assessed according to evidence of academic ability, evidence of commitment to studies and quality of application.

Further details, including a list of non-eligible courses, can be found in VCGS postgraduate regulations (2021) (PDF: 31 KB).

How to apply

Applications must be submitted using the online application form. Other applications will not be accepted.



Telephone: +44 191 208 5537/8107

Eligible Courses