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Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships

Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships

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We are pleased to offer 13 Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship awards for outstanding applicants who apply to full-time undergraduate studies.

There are 11, 50% tuition fee scholarships and 2 100% tuition scholarships.

Scholarship details

Value of award

50% or 100% of tuition fees.

Start date and duration

September 2021 for the full duration of the degree programme.

Application closing dates

  • 25 March 2021 - Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Turkey, the USA
  • 29 April 2021 - Malaysia
  • 27 May 2021 - India

Sponsor

Newcastle University

Eligibility criteria

50% tuition fees

To be considered for the 50% scholarships applicants must:

  • be a national of one of the following countries: India, Kenya, Malaysia, South Africa, Tanzania, Turkey, USA
  • be assessed as international for fee purposes
  • hold an offer for an eligible undergraduate degree programme at the University’s Newcastle city-centre campus for the 2021/22 academic year
  • already have or expect to receive a minimum of ABB at A Level or equivalent

Eligible candidates will be assessed according to evidence of academic ability, evidence of commitment to studies and quality of application.

Further details, including a list of non-eligible courses, can be found in the VCES Undergraduate Scholarships Regulations (50%) (2021) (PDF: 118KB).

100% tuition fees

To be considered for the 100% scholarships applicants must:

  • be a national of one of the following countries: USA, India
  • be assessed as international for fee purposes
  • hold an offer for an eligible undergraduate degree programme at the University’s Newcastle city-centre campus for the 2021/22 academic year

Eligible candidates will be assessed according to evidence of academic ability, evidence of commitment to studies and quality of application.

Further details, including a list of non-eligible courses, can be found in the VCES Undergraduate Scholarships Regulations (100%) (2021) (PDF: 97.5KB).

How to apply

You apply for this scholarship online separately to your course. You must already hold an offer to study here to apply. You will need to provide details of qualifications, a personal statement and a reference. 

Apply using the online application form

For more information

Email: scholarship.applications@newcastle.ac.uk  

Telephone: +44 191 208 5537/8107