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Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship

Find out about Northumbria's latest Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for UK & EU students studying at Masters level. Navigate between the tabs to find out more.

2019/20 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship 

£2,750 Fee Discount Scholarship for 50 Extraordinary Masters Students

At Northumbria University, we embrace tomorrow. We pursue innovative thinking, forge new partnerships, create and exchange knowledge, and develop inventive solutions across a diverse network of subjects.

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship to help exceptional students to fund their Masters. 

This remarkable opportunity will award 50 outstanding students with a £2,750 fee discount from the cost of a wide range of eligible full-time Masters courses, beginning in September 2019.

Apply now and get ready to take on tomorrow. The deadline for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship applications is 16:00 GMT on Sunday 31 March 2019.

Terms and conditions

To be eligible for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a UK, Home or EU students who achieves or has achieved a 2:2 honours degree or higher (or equivalent)
  • Have applied for an eligible Masters course (courses listed below).

Important Information

  • Students selected for a Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship will not be eligible for Alumni discount.

  • Students selected for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship are not eligible for the EU Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship.

  • The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship is awarded as a fee waiver and is not a cash sum.

  • Scholarships will be awarded based on the scholarship application form - your course application form will not be considered.

  • Students will receive a £2,750 tuition fee discount on full-time eligible courses studied at City and Coach Lane Campus only.

  • The reduction to Masters fees will be made following enrolment.

  • If your course is longer than one year, the scholarship will be provided in the first year of study only.

  • If you defer your place, the scholarship offer will be withdrawn.

  • Northumbria reserves the right to withdraw this scheme at any point.

  • The University's decision is final and cannot be challenged; there is no right of appeal.

Selection Process

  • There is a competitive selection process for this scholarship scheme. Applicants need to apply via online written application; a selection panel will consider all eligible applications.

  • Applications will be considered on the strength of response to, in no more than 250 words: How will being awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship prepare you for the challenges of a constantly changing world?
  •  If you are currently studying for your degree, you do not need to wait for your final classification before applying.
  • If successful, the award of the scholarship will be made conditional upon you achieving the required degree classification before commencement of the course.

  • Successful applicants will be notified once the evaluation panel has met, by Friday 12 April 2019.

Definitions

Home - normally, in order to be classed as a home student, you will need to have been living in the UK for at least three years for purposes other than education and have settled status.  Further information can be found by referring to the UKCISA website

Bursary – a bursary is a means tested financial award given to students who meet the criteria of the scheme.  Not all bursaries are given in cash, but could be services or resources of an equivalent financial value.

Scholarship – a financial award given to eligible students who meet the academic threshold as determined by the scheme.

Sponsorship arrangement - if your fees are being paid in full or part by another sponsor (such as an employer, charity or trust) this will be considered as a sponsorship arrangement. 

Self-funding - students who are assuming full responsibility for the funding of their course. Please note students in receipt of a loan from the Student Loan Company are identified as a self-funding student. 

Further Information:

  • Find information about Masters discounts and funding for International students here.
  • Find out about our Masters fees for UK & EU students here.
  • Find out about our Masters fees for International students here.
  • If you are a current Northumbria student, and would like to review fees from previous years please visit MyNorthumbria.
  • If you have any further queries about funding, and you would like to speak to an adviser, drop-in to Student Central, Library Building, City Campus West. You can also contact us via email, or call 0191 227 4127.

Last updated: 03/12/2018

£2,750 Fee Discount for 100 Remarkable Masters Students

This information is for UK, EU member state and Home students applying to study at Northumbria University in September 2018. 

At Northumbria University, we embrace tomorrow. We pursue new thinking, forge new partnerships, create and exchange new knowledge, and find new solutions across a diverse network of subjects.

That’s why we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

This remarkable opportunity will reward 100 exceptional students a £2,750 discount towards the fees on one of over 50 full-time Masters courses beginning in September 2018.

Apply now, and get ready to take on tomorrow. The deadline for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship applications is 16:00 on Tuesday 17 July 2018.

2018 Terms & Conditions

To be eligible to apply for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a UK or Home students who achieves or has achieved a 2:2 honours degree or higher from any UK higher education institution.
  • Be an EU student who has applied for an eligible Masters course, and achieves or has achieved a 2:2 from any UK higher education institute or equivalent.
  • Apply for an eligible Masters course (courses listed below).

2018 Eligible Courses

 

Important Information

  • Students selected for a Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship will not be eligible for Alumni discount.
  • Students selected for a Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship will not be eligible for Early Bird discount.
  • Students can apply for both the Dean's Award for the LPC or LLM and the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship, however only one award will be made.
  • The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship is awarded as a fee waiver and is not a cash sum.
  • Scholarships will be awarded based on the scholarship application form - your course application form will not be considered.
  • Students will receive a £2,750 tuition fee discount on full-time eligible courses studied at City and Coach Lane Campus only.
  • The reduction to Masters fees will be made following enrolment.
  • If your course is longer than one year, the scholarship will be provided in the first year of study only.
  • If you defer your place, the scholarship offer will be withdrawn.
  • Northumbria reserves the right to withdraw this scheme at any point.
  • The University's decision is final and cannot be challenged; there is no right of appeal.

Selection Process

  • There is a competitive selection process for this scholarship scheme. Applicants need to apply via online written application; a selection panel will consider all eligible applications.
  • Applications will be considered on the strength of response to, in no more than 250 words: how will being awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship prepare you for the challenges of a constantly changing world?
  • If you are currently studying for your degree, you do not need to wait for your final classification before applying.
  • If successful, the award of the scholarship will be made conditional upon you achieving the required degree classification before commencement of the course.
  • Successful applicants will be notified once the evaluation panel has met, by Friday 03 August 2018.

Definitions

Home

Normally, in order to be classed as a home student, you will need to have been living in the UK for a full three years for purposes other than education and have settled status. Further information can be found by referring to the UKCISA website.

Scholarship

A financial award given to eligible students who meet the academic threshold as determined by the scheme.

Self-funding

Students who are assuming full responsibility for the funding of their course.

Further Information:

  • Find information about Masters discounts and funding for International students here.
  • Find out about our Masters fees for UK & EU students here.
  • Find out about our Masters fees for International students here.
  • If you are a current Northumbria student, and would like to review fees from previous years please visit MyNorthumbria.
  • If you have any further queries about funding, and you would like to speak to an adviser, drop-in to Student Central, Library Building, City Campus West. You can also contact us via email, or call 0191 227 4127.

Last updated: 01/05/2018


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