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GEMS-Northumbria Scholarship


2019/20 GEMS-Northumbria Scholarships

The GEMS-Northumbria Scholarship, for GEMS Education Network students.

To celebrate our new UniConnect partnership with the GEMS Education network, we are excited to announce the launch of a brand new and exclusive scholarship for GEMS students.

All self-funding undergraduate students from GEMS Schools will be eligible for this unique GEMS-Northumbria Undergraduate Scholarship. This is available to all new self-funded GEMS students with overseas fee status who join an undergraduate degree course at Northumbria from 2019/20. The scholarship will provide students with a discount on tuition fees worth a total of £8,500 over threeyears of academic study. There is no additional scholarship application required but students must satisfy the normal admissions requirements. Students are not eligible for the scholarship if they apply through an agent and thescholarship is not available for any study at Foundation level (Level 3). If students progress from a Foundation Programme (Level 3) to one of our undergraduate degree programmes and meet the normal requirements they will begranted the GEMS- Northumbria scholarship.

If you join us in the first year (Level 4) of an undergraduate degree, we will offer you a £4,500 fee discount. You will receive a further £2,000 fee discount in your second and also in your final year.

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Terms and conditions

To be eligible for the GEMS-Northumbria Scholarship, you must:

  • be a current student at a GEMS School or have graduated from a GEMS school within the last two years
  • be a student with ‘overseas’ fee status
  • be a self-funded student (not in receipt of any sponsorship).
  • be accepted and enrolled on a full-time undergraduate course,at the Newcastle upon Tyne campus, in September 2019
  • meet all individual course requirements
  • not apply via an agent

Important information

  • Sponsored students are not eligible for the GEMS-Northumbria Scholarship
  • Students in receipt of a GEMS-Northumbria Scholarship are not eligible for the Northumbria Global Scholarship
  • Students who join a course in the first year (Level 4) of an undergraduate course will receive a £3,000 discount in the first year, and a £1,500 discount in the second and final years
  • Students who join a course in the second year (Level 5) will receive a £1,500 discount in both the second and final years
  • Students who join a course in the final year will receive a £1,500 discount
  • Students who undertake a sandwich or work placement year will not receive a discount on this year
  • The GEMS-Northumbria Scholarship is awarded as a fee discount and is not a cash sum
  • The GEMS-Northumbria Scholarship is applied automatically as a fee discount, so you do not need to make a separate application
  • If you defer your place, the discount scheme offer will be withdrawn
  • If you decide to take a study break, discount applied to future years will be withdrawn
  • The University's decision is final and cannot be challenged; there is no right of appeal

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