Postgraduate

UK/EU students

Business Excellence Scholarships (Masters)

Up to 20 scholarships of £4,000 for high achieving UK/EU students commencing one of the specified Masters’ degree programmes for 2020 entry.

Awards of £4,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.

PhD Studentship: Development of molecular tools for rapid assessment of biocontrol and its utility in integrated pest management of an Invasive moth species in the UK.

1

This award includes fees, an annual stipend of £15,009 (tax free) and consumables to cover the research. The total value of this award is £107,736.

PhD studentship in Immunology - Biomaterial-based therapeutics for in vivo induction of tolerogenic dendritic cells (BioTol).

1

Support includes an annual stipend at RCUK rate for 4 years (amount for 2019/20 was £15,009), PhD registration fees at UK/EU student rate, research expenses and travel costs.

PhD studentship in Immunology - Bcl-3 as a mediator of immune dysregulation in CD4+ T-cells of early rheumatoid arthritis

1

Support includes an annual stipend at RCUK rate for 4 years (amount for 2019/20 was £15,009), PhD registration fees at UK/EU student rate, research expenses and travel costs.

PhD iCASE Studentship: From real world to simulation: Digital twins of traffic intersection controllers for co-operative and connected traffic systems

1

Full UK/EU fees (eligibility criteria applies to EU students) and annual living expenses from a base of £15,009 p.a. (full award-rising with inflation) topped up to £20,000 p.a. through funding by Siemens Mobility Ltd. Reasonable travel/accommodation support will also be provided by Siemens.

PhD Studentship in Mechanical Engineering - Novel Subsurface Inspection Radar to Inspect Tunnels and Tunnels Linings for improved maintenance.

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £15,009 (full award-rising with inflation). Also, additional funding for local, national and international travel (conferences and exchanges).

PhD Studentship in Digital Energy Management for Buildings

1

100% of UK/EU (band 2) (eligibility criteria applies to EU students) and annual stipend of £15,009.

PhD Case studentship in Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis of Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Canisters in new generation respirators

1

Full UK/EU fees (eligibility criteria applies to EU students) and annual living allowance of at least £18,000 (standard 2018/19 UKRI rate industrial top up).

PhD in Computing - Detection and Amplification of Cancer Biomarkers through DNA Computing

1

100% of tuition fees at the UK/EU rate will be paid and an annual maintenance grant equivalent to the National Minimum Doctoral Stipend (for 2019/20 this is £15,009). A research training support grant is available to support fieldwork and associated costs (eg travel and subsistence for conferences, workshops etc.)

ESRC Northern Ireland North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Social Sciences

Up to 50 PhD studentships across the Universities of:

  • Newcastle
  • Durham
  • Queen's Belfast
  • Ulster
  • Northumbria
  • Teesside
  • Sunderland

Tuition fees paid in full and an annual stipend at the RCUK postgraduate rate, currently £15,009. Additional funding is available to cover costs of study abroad, conference attendance, fieldwork, attendance at NINE DTP cohort-building events, short-term placements and specialist skills training.

PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities - AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership

Up to 67 PhD studentships offered across the universities of Newcastle, Durham, Northumbria, Queen's University Belfast, Teesside, Sunderland and Ulster.

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual stipend at the UKRI postgraduate rate, currently £15,009. Plus additional funding to cover other study-related costs, (study abroad, presenting at conferences, etc).

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

1

Full UK/EU fees (eligibility criteria applies to EU students) and annual living allowance of £15,009.

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

1

Full UK/EU fees (eligibility criteria applies to EU students) and annual living allowance of £15,009.

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

1

Full UK/EU fees (eligibility criteria applies to EU students) and annual living allowance of £15,009.

PhD studentship - Pre-clinical models to study the immune - oncology of hepatocellular carcinoma

1

The award covers fees for 4 years and a stipend of £19,000 per year. Running expenses are £13,500 for 3 years and £6,750 for the 4th year, when the student will have the final 6 months for writing up their thesis.

Business Excellence Scholarships

Partial awards of £2,500 towards the cost of tuition fees.

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan Scheme

Maximum of £25,700 (2019 entry)

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

Maximum of £10,906 (2019 entry)

Disabled Students' Allowances

Varies

Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Scholarships

£2,000 tuition fee awards.

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.