Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship

The Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS) is offered by Newcastle University for citizens of all countries to pursue a PhD study at the university.

Scholarship Summary  
|Level: Postgraduate (PhD) |Institution(s): Newcastle University
|Location:  UK |Field(s): All
|Target: All (Excerpt UK) |Deadline(s): 28 April, 2017

Newcastle University is committed to offering support to the brightest minds from across different countries of the world who hope to pursue a programme of research at the institution. A small number of University-funded NUORS awards (15 to be specific) are given to outstanding international students who apply to commence PhD studies in any subject in 2017/18.

The value of the award is worth the tuition fee scholarships of typically £7,800 – £11,700 per year. Eligible applicants are encouraged to send in their applications before the deadline date before. The NUORS scholarship award will cover the difference between tuition fees for UK/EU students and international students.


Citizens of all countries of the world are eligible to apply for the Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship. However, candidates should note that the scholarship is very competitive hence they should be able to demonstrate outstanding academic standing and interest in research.

UK citizens are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

How to apply for the Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship

To apply for NUORS award, you must have already applied for and been offered a place to study at Newcastle University. Ensure that you complete the NUORS application form (MS Word: 57.5KB) 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.

Applications must be addressed and submitted electronically via the email address provided below. Please note that paper copies cannot be accepted.

Student Wellbeing Service
Student Financial Support
Newcastle University
King’s Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
United Kingdom

You can also visit the scholarship announcement page for further information on NUORS.

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