24 April 2020.


New Castle, United Kingdom(UK)

(Partially Funded)


Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS)

Newcastle University is committed to offering support to the very best international students hoping to pursue a programme of research. We are pleased to offer a small number of University funded NUORS awards for outstanding international students who apply to commence PhD studies in any subject in 2020/21.

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Newcastle has become one of 12 universities in the world, and only four in the UK, to achieve five plus QS Stars from QS Quacquarelli Symonds, the first international assessment of its kind.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Accounting and finance
  • Agriculture and food
  • Architecture,urban studies and planning
  • Arts and Creative Industries
  • Biomedical, Biotechnology and Biosciences
  • Business, Management and Marketing
  • Cell and Molecular Biosciences
  • Cellular Medicine
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science,Data and IT
  • Culture, Heritage and Museum Studies
  • Dentistry
  • Development
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy
  • English Literature and Film
  • Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change
  • Genetic Medicine
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Health and Society(Public Health)
  • History, Archaeology and Classics
  • International Relations and Politics
  • Languages, Linguistics
  • Law and Justice
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media,Journalism and Communication
  • Medical Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Transport Logistics and Marine

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

not longer than 3 years.

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

Eligibility Requirements (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 2020/21 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.
  • 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.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • This award covers the difference between home and overseas fee rates (values to be confirmed once the tuition fees for 2020/2021 have been released).

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.

First Step: Get started by creating an account on our portal.

Second Step: 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.

Third Step: Further details can be found in the NUORS Regulations 20-21. Please read these thoroughly before applying.

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

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This Scholarship Published by:
Eslam Elfouly / Egypt

Reviewed by” Mohamed Karam / Egypt 
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