Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarships (NUORS)

Last updated on May 4th, 2019 at 11:39 am

15 PhD Scholarships are available at Newcastle University for a duration of 3 years.

Value of award : £11,490 to £17,700 per annum

Number of awards : 15

Start date and duration 

The award is valid for the normal duration of the PhD not longer than 3 years.

Application closing date26 April 2019.

Who can apply: 

NUORS awards can be applied by outstanding international students who want to commence PhD studies in any subject in 2019/20.

Eligibility Criteria

You could be eligible to apply for a NUORS award if:

  • you have been offered a place on a PhD research programme
  • you have been assessed as international/overseas for fees purposes, and are wholly or partially self-financing
  • you intend to register to start your studies during the 2019/20 academic year.

Applications for a NUORS award cannot be made for a course that has already been started by a student.

Applicants must already have been offered a place on a PhD research programme before applying. Applications made without this will not be considered.

Additionally, applicants must be applying for a course of study based at our Newcastle Campus; courses based in London, Malaysia or Singapore are not eligible for this award.

How to apply

You must have already applied for and been offered a place to study at Newcastle University before you apply for a NUORS award.

Please complete the online NUORS application form and in accordance with the NUORS regulations.  You will also be required to provide details of an academic referee; the University will then contact your referee directly.

Further details can be found in the NUORS Regulations 19-20‌. Please read these thoroughly before applying.

If you experience problems with the application form, please contact Student Financial Support.


Student Wellbeing Service
Student Financial Support
Newcastle University
King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5537/8107
Email: [email protected]

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