St Nicholas Scholarship

Academic year 2020
Durham, England

Overview

The St. Nicholas' Educational Trust began life in 1847 as the Ragged Boys School, Newcastle, whose aims were "to enable poor children, living within the parish of St. Nicholas, to obtain a good education in order that they may earn an honest living".
In 1925 it moved to Axwell Park for open spaces and playing fields, and in 1957 became an Approved School. Axwell Park closed in 1983 and the Trust stopped providing education on site in 1995, but has been offering grants to young people to benefit their education ever since.
Durham University is delighted to announce that the Trust has very generously provided funds to support students from Newcastle wishing to study at Durham University.
Regularly attended a full time educational course since the age of 16 up to the date of application (exclusions due to illness may apply)
Have a household income below £42,875 (17/18 rates) based on an assessment carried out by Student Finance England. Preference will be given to applicants with a household income below £25,000.
Resident in one of the 26 administrative wards of Newcastle City Council at the point of submitting an academic application through UCAS for a place at Durham University.
Level of Study
Undergraduate

Mode of study
Full time

Year of Entry
Applicants for programmes commencing in 2020/21

Programmes
All undergraduate programmes

£2,500 stipend per year for the duration of your programme at Durham University

Number of awards available
2

Prospective applicants must:
Stage 1: submit an academic application to Durham University via UCAS prior to the scholarship deadline date of 31st March 2020
Stage 2:
Submit by 31st March 2020

Deadline

Application will close on 31 March 2020

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