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Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships - Postgraduate
Scholarship Name Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships - Postgraduate
Academic Year 2020
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 29 May 2020

Value of award

50% and 100% of tuition fees

Number of awards

39 scholarships 

Start date and duration

September 2020 for the full duration of the degree programme

Application closing date

Application Deadline Country of origin
27 March 2020 China, India, USA
30 April 2020 Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, USA, Venezuela
29 May 2020 India

Overview

Newcastle University is pleased to offer 39 Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships (VCES) for outstanding international applicants who apply to commence full-time Master’s studies.

There are 37 50% tuition fee scholarships and 2 100% tuition fee scholarships.

Sponsor

Newcastle University

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the 50% scholarships applicants must:

• be a national of one of the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Venezuela 
• be assessed as international for fee purposes
• hold an offer for an eligible Master’s degree programme at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus for the 2020/21 academic year
• already have or expect to receive the equivalent of an upper second class UK honours degree or above

Eligible candidates will be assessed according to evidence of academic ability, evidence of commitment to studies and quality of application.

Further details, including a list of non-eligible courses, can be found in the VCES 50 per cent postgraduate regulations (2020)(PDF: 102 KB)

To be considered for the 100% scholarships applicants must:

• be a national of the following country: India, Ghana, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda 
• be assessed as international for fee purposes
• hold an offer for an eligible Master’s degree programme at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus for the 2020/21 academic year
• already have or expect to receive the equivalent of an upper second class UK honours degree or above

Eligible candidates will be assessed according to evidence of academic ability, evidence of commitment to studies and quality of application.

Further details, including a list of non-eligible courses, can be found in the VCES 100 per cent postgraduate regulations (2020) (PDF: 98 KB)

How to apply

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

We recommended that you submit your postgraduate course application at least 4 weeks before the scholarship deadline. This is to ensure that you receive your course offer in time.   

Contact

Email: scholarship.applications@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 191 208 5537/8107

Supporters

Many thanks to alumni and friends of Newcastle University who support the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships:

Dr and Mrs Jo Yung Wong

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