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Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarships - Europe

Newcastle University is pleased to offer 30 partial Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships to assist EU students to study an undergraduate degree or postgraduate Master’s degree.

Scholarship details

Value of award

Up to £6,000 tuition fee awards

Number of awards

15 undergraduate and 15 postgraduate awards

Start date and duration

September 2023 for the duration of your course.

Application closing date

25th May 2023


Newcastle University

Eligibility criteria

To be considered for awards applicants must:

  • be domiciled in an EU member state
  • be assessed as international for fee purposes
  • have been offered a place to study on an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate taught course (including MRes) at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus for the 2023/24 academic year
  • already have or expect to receive the equivalent of an upper second class UK honours degree or above for postgraduate awards and a minimum of AAB at A level or equivalent for undergraduate awards

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 the VCES EU Regulations (PDF: (61.7KB).

How to apply

Applications must be submitted using the application forms below. Other applications will not be accepted.

Undergraduate applications

Applications must be submitted by completing the undergraduate scholarship application form.

Postgraduate applications

Applications for postgraduate scholarships must be submitted on the postgraduate admissions portal.



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