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North American Athlete Scholarship
Scholarship Name North American Athlete Scholarship
Academic Year 2020
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 31 July 2020

Value of award

40% fee reduction

£5000- £8000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees and a comprehensive support package on eligible Master's courses.

Number of awards


Start date and duration

September 2020 for one year of study.

Application closing date

31 July 2020.


Newcastle University offers partial scholarship awards to encourage USA and Candian athletes to undertake Master’s level study.  Awards have a value of £5000- £8000 payable to the student’s tuition fee account (40% fee reduction) and include a comprehensive support package including:

  • Free gym membership
  • Unlimited strength and conditioning support
  • Professional coaching
  • Physiotherapy and sports massage
  • Lifestyle support and mentoring


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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should ideally have NCAA D1- D3 playing experience in one of the following sports: Basketball, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Tennis, Golf, Women’s Soccer, Waterpolo.

They must also be:

  • registered at Newcastle University for the 2020/21 academic year
  • registered for one of the following eligible Master's courses:

MA; MBA; MClinRes; MEd; MMedEd; LLM; LLM (by research); MLitt; MMus; MPH; MRes; MSc.

  • defined as international for fee purposes
  • resident in the USA or Canada
  • registered to study at Newcastle University city centre campus
  • students new to the University and not those transferring or repeating courses.

See North American Athlete Scholarship 2020-21 Regulations (Word: 24KB)‌ for further information.


Newcastle University
Performance Sport Team
Telephone: 0191 208 5230

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