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Undergraduate Funding and Scholarships for EU Students

Tuition fee discounts for exceptional applicants from the European Union who wish to study at Northumbria. Navigate between the tabs to find out more about funding opportunities for different academic years.

 

2018 Scholarships & Discounts for Full-time Undergraduate EU Students

This information is for full-time, undergraduate applicants applying to study at Northumbria University from the European Union, in the academic year 2018/19, including students enrolling in January 2019.

Northumbria University is committed to supporting EU students with outstanding academic ability. We offer a number of support packages for students depending on academic achievements and country of origin, for specific country academic requirements use the tab below.

For information on how to apply for a Student Finance Loan please click here.

EU Undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarships

The University will offer scholarships of £2,000 to students from EU member states who meet specific academic criteria and successfully enrol on a full-time undergraduate programme.  Please note that scholarships are only available to students who are ordinarily resident in an EU member state outside the UK.  EU citizens who are already living in the UK cannot benefit from this scheme. 

Scholarships will be paid to students in three instalments,  25% in November 2018, 25% in February 2019 and 50% in May 2019.  There is no need to submit a separate application for this scholarship.  All EU students who successfully enrol at the University will be automatically assessed and scholarships awarded to those who meet the academic criteria shown below. 

The table below outlines the academic requirements students must meet to be eligible for an award under this scheme. If your country is not listed, please contact us via email for further information.

Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Country Academic Requirements

Austria Matura/Reifeprüfungszeugnis/Maturazeugnis (High School Leaving Certificate) with an overall grade of 1.5 
Belgium Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts; Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur; Getuignschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs; or Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe Sekundarunterrichts with an overall grade of 8/10 or 17/20
Bulgaria Diplomaza Sredno Obrazonvaine (Diploma of Secondary Education) with an overall score of 5.6
Croatia Svjedodžba o Maturi with an overall grade of 4.0
Cyprus (EU) Apolytirion  with an overall grade of 19 
Czech Republic Maturita/Maturitni Zkouška Vysvedcení/Maturitní Zkoušcewith an overall grade of 1.5
Denmark Studentereksamen (or equivalent) or Højere Forberedelseseksamen with an overvall grade of 10
Estonia Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus (Secondary School Certificate) with overall grade of 4.5 with 75% average in Riigieksamid (State Examinations)
Finland Ylioppilastutkinoto/Studentexamen with an overall grade of Eximia cum laude approbatur (6)
France
  • Baccalauréat Général or Baccalauréat Technologique with an overall grade of 14
  • Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB) with an overall grade of 12
Germany Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur) overall grade of 1.5
Gibraltar 144 UCAS tariff points
Greece Apolytirion with an overall score of 19 
Hungary Érettségi (High School Leaving Certificate) with an overall grade of 4
Ireland 144 UCAS tariff points
Italy Diploma di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 85/100 
Latvia Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību (Certificate of General Secondary Education) with an overall grade of 9.0
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas (matura) with an overall grade of 9.0
Luxembourg Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires with overall grade of 47
Malta Matriculation Certificate – Advanced level with a grade of A
Netherlands Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) or Diploma Middelbaar Beroepsonderwijs, niveau 4 (MBO) with an overall grade of 8.0
Poland Matura with overall average of 85% 
Portugal Diploma Nível Secundário de Educação / Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação with an overall grade of 17.
Romania Romanian Diploma de Bacalaureat with an overall grade of 8.5 
Slovakia Vysvedčenie o Maturitnej Skúške/Maturita (School leaving certificate) with an overall grade of 1.5 
Slovenia Matura with an overall grade of 4.0
Spain Titulo de Bachiller with an overall grade of 8.0
Sweden Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg  with overall grade of VG (Godkänd/pass) or B/17.5 
All EU Nations Outside the UK
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with overall score of 35
  • UK A-Levels with UCAS tarrif of 144 points

 

I am Northumbria Global Scholarship 

The University will be awarding scholarships of up to £9,250 to EU undergraduate students joining the University in September 2018.  All you need to do is produce a 30 second video which will be shared via the University’s social media channels.  Only students who hold an offer for an Undergraduate programme starting in September 2018 will be able to compete for these high value scholarships.*  Please submit an application through UCAS to ensure you are eligible for this scheme. 

*Students who are successfully awarded the I Am Northumbria Global Scholarship will become ineligible for the EU Undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship.

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Further Information:

  • Some of our courses incur additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fee. Find out more here.
  • Find information on your fee liability, should you exit your course early 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:12/09/2018

2017 Undergraduate Scholarships & Discounts for EU Students

This information is for full-time, undergraduate applicants applying to study at Northumbria University from the European Union, in the academic year 2017/18, including students enrolling in January 2018.

Applications for 2017 scholarships and discounts have now closed. Please check terms and conditions for further information.

For information on how to apply for a Student Finance Loan please click here.

EU Undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarships

The University will offer scholarships of up to £2,000 to students from EU member states who meet specific academic criteria and successfully enrol on a full-time undergraduate programme at Northumbria University.

Scholarships will be paid to students in three instalments,  25% in November 2017, 25% in February 2018 and 50% in May 2018.  

The table below outlines the academic requirements students must meet to be eligible for an award under this scheme. If your country is not listed, please contact er.admissions@northumbria.ac.uk for further information. You can view full Terms and Conditions for the EU Academic Excellence Scholarship here.

Country Academic Requirements

Austria Reifeprüfungszeugnis/Maturazeugnis (High School Leaving Certificate) with an overall grade of 1.5 
Belgium Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur; Getuignschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs; or Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe Sekundarunterrichts with an overall grade of 8/10 or 17/20
Bulgaria Diplomaza Sredno Obrazonvaine (Diploma of Secondary Education) with an overall score of 5.6
Croatia Svjedodžba o Maturi with an overall grade of 4.0
Cyprus (EU) Apolytirion  with an overall grade of 19 
Czech Republic Maturita/Maturitni Zkouška Vysvedcení/Maturitní Zkoušcewith an overall grade of 1.5
Denmark Studentereksamen (or equivalent) or Højere Forberedelseseksamen with an overvall grade of 10 (out of 13) on old grading system or 10 (out of 12) under the new scale
Estonia

Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus (Secondary School Certificate) with average grade 85%

Finland Ylioppilastutkinoto/Studentexamen (Matriculation Certificate) with an overall grade of Eximia cum laude approbatur (6)
France
  • Baccalauréat Général or Baccalauréat Technologique with an overall grade of 14
  • Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB) with an overall grade of 12
Germany Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur) overall grade of 1.5
Greece Apolytirion with an overall score of 19 
Hungary Érettségi (High School Leaving Certificate) with an overall grade of 4
Ireland 140 UCAS tariff points
Italy Diploma di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 85/100 
Latvia Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību (Certificate of General Secondary Education) with an overall grade of 9.0
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas (matura) with an overall grade of 9.0
Luxembourg Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires with overall grade of 47
Malta Matriculation Certificate – Advanced level with a grade of A
Netherlands Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) or Diploma Middelbaar Beroepsonderwijs, niveau 4 (MBO) with an overall grade of 8.0
Poland Matura with overall average of 85% 
Portugal Diploma Nível Secundário de Educação / Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação with an overall grade of 18.
Romania Romanian Diploma de Bacalaureat with an overall grade of 9.0 
Slovakia Vysvedčenie o Maturitnej Skúške/Maturita (School leaving certificate) with an overall grade of 1.5 
Slovenia Matura with an overall grade of 4.0
Spain Titulo de Bachiller with an overall grade of 8.5
Sweden Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg  with overall grade of VG (Godkänd/pass) or B/17.5 
All EU Nations Outside the UK
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with overall score of 35
  • UK A-Levels with UCAS tarrif of 140 points

 

I am Northumbria Global Scholarship

This new award will give 5 EU Undergraduate students a scholarship covering all tuition fees during Year 1 of their studies at the University.  All you need to do is produce a 30 second video.  Only students who hold an offer for an Undergraduate programme starting in September 2017 will be able to compete for one of these high value scholarships.*  Please ensure you apply through UCAS by 15th January 2017 to be eligible to enter.  

*Students who are successfully awarded the I Am Northumbria Global Scholarship will become ineligible for the EU Undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship. 

Team Northumbria Athlete Scholarships

Northumbria University is committed to raising the bar and helping you realise your ambitions as a performance athlete.

Along with excellent scholarship packages, we can also provide a range of support packages offering up to £2,000 to support Performance Athletes.

 

Last updated: 06/01/2017

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