Newcastle University – Great Scholarships 2020 - China, India, Turkey

Academic year 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Overview

Value of award

£10,000 towards tuition fees.

Number of awards

3

Start date and duration

September 2020 for one year of study.

Application closing date

30 April 2020 - students from China and Turkey

29 May 2020 - students from India

Overview

This year, in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, Newcastle University is offering scholarships to students from China, India and Turkey applying for postgraduate taught programmes.

The GREAT Britain Campaign is the UK government’s initiative to promote the UK internationally as a GREAT place to visit, study and do business. The British Council is a partner in the campaign to raise awareness and promote UK’s strengths in education, English language and the arts.

Sponsor

British Council and Newcastle University.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for awards applicants must:

  • Must be passport holders of China, India or Turkey
  • be assessed as international for fee purposes

  • hold an offer for an eligible Master’s degree programme:

    • applicants from India and Turkey: all postgraduate Master’s programmes
    • applicants from China – postgraduate degree programmes in: 
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Materials Engineering
    • Marine and Offshore Engineering
    • Mechanicals and Systems Engineering

The University awards Scholarships on the basis of academic merit and other information provided on the Scholarship application form. To be considered for awards applicants must have or expect to receive the equivalent of an upper second class UK honours degree or above. The applicants chosen to receive the awards will be assessed according to evidence of academic ability, evidence of commitment to studies and quality of application and may be contacted for additional information.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2020, please visit the British Council’s website in your country.

Further details can be found in the Newcastle University GREAT Regulations 2020.

How to apply

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

Deadline

Application will close on 29 May 2020

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What our students have to say about SI-UK

Ishwar
I utilized the services of SI-UK in Chennai which proved invaluable for me. They provided great assistance throughout my application process, guiding me from evaluating my choices to selecting the university that best matched my profile.
Ishwar
Ishwar
Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
Nidhi Agarwal
"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal
MSc Design Innovation, Loughborough University
Sudarshan
"The entire team at SI-UK was incredibly supportive. They provided me with a list of universities to consider, and I ultimately chose Aston University. With their assistance, I applied and received an offer along with a £5000 scholarship. I am grateful to my counselor and the entire team for guiding me through the visa application process and every other aspect. Thank you, SI-UK, for helping me pursue my dream."
Sudarshan
Sudarshan
Engineering, Aston University
Saumya Sharma
"Last year, I reached out to SI-UK, Jaipur for my Master’s journey, and it has been an incredibly fulfilling and successful experience. From guiding me through the application process to assisting with letters of recommendation and statement of purpose, and even following up with universities, SI-UK provided comprehensive support at every step of the journey. They went the extra mile, assisting with admissions, fee processing, accommodation arrangements, visa guidance, and coordination on medical checkups. I firmly believe that my admission to the University of Birmingham wouldn't have been possible without SI-UK. I highly recommend SI-UK to anyone seeking admission to a UK or Ireland university."
Saumya Sharma
Saumya Sharma
MBA , University of Birmingham
Jehabuz Khan
In September, I sought assistance from SI-UK for my studies in the UK, with a planned intake for January 2023. With the support of my counsellor who made exceptional efforts, I smoothly navigated the application process which culminated in the timely acquisition of my UK student visa hassle-free. I wholeheartedly endorse SI-UK to fellow students aiming to pursue their dreams of studying in the UK. Thank you!
Jehabuz Khan
Jehabuz Khan
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde
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