Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS)

Academic year 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Overview

Value of award

This award covers the difference between home and overseas fee rates (value approximately £12,900 to £19,300 per annum).

Number of awards

15

Start date and duration

The award is valid for the normal duration of the PhD (not longer than 3 years).

Application closing date

24 April 2020.

Overview

Newcastle University is committed to offering support to the very best international students hoping to pursue a programme of research. We are pleased to offer a small number of University funded NUORS awards for outstanding international students who apply to commence PhD studies in any subject in 2020/21.

Sponsor

Newcastle University

Eligibility Criteria

You could be eligible to apply for a NUORS award if:

  • you have been offered a place on a PhD research programme
  • you have been assessed as international/overseas for fees purposes, and are wholly or partially self-financing 
  • you intend to register to start your studies during the 2020/21 academic year. 

Applications for a NUORS award cannot be made for a course that has already been started by a student.

Applicants must already have been offered a place on a PhD research programme before applying. Applications made without this will not be considered.

Additionally, applicants must be applying for a course of study based at our Newcastle Campus; courses based in London, Malaysia or Singapore are not eligible for this award.

How to apply

You must have already applied for and been offered a place to study at Newcastle University before you apply for a NUORS award.

Please complete the online NUORS application form and in accordance with the NUORS regulations.  You will also be required to provide details of an academic referee; the University will then contact your referee directly.

Further details can be found in the NUORS Regulations 20-21. Please read these thoroughly before applying.

If you experience problems with the application form, please contact Student Financial Support.

Contact

Student Wellbeing Service
Student Financial Support
Newcastle University
King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5537/8107
Email: [email protected]

Deadline

Application will close on 24 April 2020

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