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Newcastle University Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarships 2017 (Postgraduate & Undergraduate)

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Newcastle University Scholarships Details

Each year Newcastle University invest millions of pounds in financial support for students who choose to come and study in the UK.  These generous scholarships are aimed at supporting new eligible undergraduate and postgraduate students starting their degrees or looking to further it in 2017.

Requirements:

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

Typically we recognise:

  • overall minimum IDFP average of 60% with IELTS 6.5 in the Global International College International Degree Foundation Programme as comparable to ABB at A level
  • GPA 3.2/4.0 in the National Diploma as comparable to ABB at A level

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

Typically we recognise:

  • Distinction in the Post Higher National Diploma as comparable to a 2.1 and Credit or Upper Credit as comparable to a 2.2
  • 2.1 in a Bachelor degree as comparable to a 2.1 and 2.2 with a minimum CGPA of 3.0-3.5/5.0  as comparable to a 2.2

If you do not meet these requirements you may be eligible to apply for entry to a course at INTO Newcastle University. These courses are based on our campus and help you to prepare for study with us.

Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships

Value of award

£3,000

Number of awards

255

Start date and duration

September 2017 for one year of study.

Application closing date

There are three closing dates, 28 February 2017, 5 May 2017 and 31 July 2017.

The University will allocate a proportion of available scholarships to the highest scoring valid applicants following these dates.

Unsuccessful candidates will be carried-forward from the first and second award cycles and may receive scholarships in the following award cycle.

Overview

Newcastle University offers partial scholarship awards to encourage applicants assessed as international for fees purposes to undertake Undergraduate and Master’s level study.   Each award is worth £3,000 for one year payable to the student’s tuition fee account.

The University will consider each individual application and allocate scholarships based on its strategic and diversity priorities.

Sponsor

Newcastle University

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants can only apply and be considered for a Vice-Chancellor’s International scholarship after they have been offered a place to study on their chosen degree course and have been assessed as international for fees purposes. They must also be:

  • registered at Newcastle University for the 2017/18 academic year.
  • registered for one of the following eligible courses:

Undergraduate –  All undergraduate degrees including integrated Masters
Masters – MA; MArch; MBA; MClinDent; MClinRes; MEd; MFA; MMedEd; LLM; LLM (by research); MLitt; MMus; MPH; MRes; MSc

  • wholly or partially self-financing
  • defined as ‘international’ for fee purposes
  • registered to study at Newcastle University city centre campus
  • students new to the University and not those transferring or repeating courses.

Applicants should note that the following students are not eligible to receive Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships:

  • UK or EU students assessed as ‘home’ for fee purposes.
  • MPhil, doctoral (eg,PhD, Integrated PhD, EngD, DClinPych), Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Newcastle University intercalating students or placement, study abroad or exchange students.  MSc Hydroinfomatics and Water Management (Euro Aquae) students are not eligible for this award.
  • holders of fully-funded scholarships (full payment of fees and living expenses) such as Chevening Scholarships, Commonwealth Scholarships or other fully sponsored awards.
  • students in receipt of India Great Scholarships or Santander Scholarships
  • pathway students progressing to the University from INTO Newcastle
  • current students, registered in 2016/17 or earlier, who have already commenced Undergraduate or Masters’ studies at the time of award: awards cannot be made retrospectively
  • applicants initially assessed as international for fee purposes but whose fees change to ‘home’.

For more information about the scheme, please see our Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarships 2017 (MS Word 22.5KB).

How to apply

Academic offer holders on an eligible course who have been assessed as international for fees purposes will be invited to apply for the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship.  Details of how to apply will be emailed within 10 working days of an academic offer being made.

Contact

Student Financial Support
scholarship.applications@newcastle.ac.uk
Tel: +44 191 208 5537/8107

 

Where to Get More Information:

Representatives from the International Recruitment Team and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here, or you can see all our travel plans on our events page.

  • Student Counselling and Interviews at UKEAS, Abuja (Nigeria)Meet representatives from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have.Date/Time: Monday 13 February 2017, 10:00 – 12:00

    Venue: UKEAS Nigeria, HATLAB PLACE, Plot 1952 Sokode Crescent, Wuse Zone 5, Tel: 08158868765

  • Student Counselling and Interviews at SI-UK, Abuja (Nigeria)Meet representatives from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have.Date/Time: Monday 13 February 2017, 14:30 – 16:30

    Venue: SI-UK, Olive Plaza, Alexandria Crescent,  Wuse 2 Abuja. Tel: 08053790899

  • Student Counselling and Interviews at BCIE, Abuja (Nigeria)Meet representatives from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have.Date/Time: Tuesday 14 February 2017, 10:00 – 12:00

    Venue: BCIE Abuja, 24B Djibouti Crescent, Wuse 2 Tel: 08171495402

  • Student Counselling and Interviews at PFL, Abuja (Nigeria)Meet representatives from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have.Date/Time: Tuesday 14 February 2017, 13:00 – 15:00

    Venue: PFL Education, Silverbird Entertainment Centre, Plot 1161, Memorial Drive, CBD Tel: 08032381916

  • Education UK Fair, Abuja (Nigeria)Meet representatives from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have.Date/Time: Wednesday 15 February 2017, 11:00 – 16:00

    Venue: Sheraton Hotel, 1 Ladi Kwali Way, Wuse Abuja Tel +234 9 461 2000

  • Education UK Fair, Lagos, VI (Nigeria)Meet representatives from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have.Date/Time: Friday 17 February 2017, 11:00 – 16:00

    Venue: Eko Hotels & Suites, Plot 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Lagos Tel: +23412772700

  • Education UK Fair, Lagos, Ikeja (Nigeria)Meet representatives from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have.Date/Time: Saturday 18 February 2017, 11:00 – 16:00

    Venue: Classique Events Place, 7a Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikeja, Nigeria Tel: +234 808 515 0080

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