Applications are invited for Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship for the academic year 2018/2019.
Host University: 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 2018/19.
Application closing date: 27 April 2018
Degree Level: Postgraduate (The award is valid for the normal duration of the PhD)
Field of study: Any field
Value of scholarship: This award covers the difference between home and overseas fee rates (value approximately £10,800 to £16,200 per annum)
Number of awards: 15
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 2018/19 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
(i) You must have already applied for and been offered a place to study at Newcastle University before you apply for a NUORS award.
(ii) Please complete the NUORS application form electronically and in accordance with the NUORS regulations, which are provided at the end of the application form. You will also be required to provide details of an academic referee; the University will then contact your referee directly.
(iii) Applications must be submitted electronically via the email address provided below. Unfortunately paper copies cannot be accepted.
(iv) If you experience problems with the application form, please contact Student Financial Support who can e-mail a copy of the form and the regulations to you.
For more information about the application, kindly visit the scholarship link: Scholarship Link