Newcastle University Scholarships for Nigerian Graduate Students 2013-2014

The scholarships are aimed  at Nigerian Students who wish to study for a Postgraduate  taught degree or research programme at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom. It is for high achieving Nigerian students commencing their studies in September 2013 and the scholarships are valued at  £3500 pounds, payable towards the first year of tuition fees at the university.

Host Institution(s):

Newcastle University

Offered Annually? Yes

Application Deadline:
The closing date for receipt of applications is 30th June 2013.

Number of Awards: Five (5)

Relevant  Field of Study:

The scholarship is for students applying for entry onto postgraduate taught degree or research programmes within the:

  • Newcastle University Law School
  • Newcastle University Business School (NUBS)
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE)
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences Faculty (FMS)

Selection Criteria:

Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of best qualified students and content of personal statement – in consultation with Head of International Recruitment and faculty representatives.


You could be eligible to apply for a NU Nigeria Scholarship if:
• You have been offered a place on any postgraduate degree programme in the Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE) Faculty, Medical  Sciences Faculty (FMS), Newcastle University Law School and Newcastle University Business School (NUBS)
• You are a Nigerian national and have been assessed as international/overseas for fees purposes.
• You have a Second Class Upper degree from a recognised Nigerian University and satisfy all other requirements
• You intend to register to start your studies during the 2013-14 academic year
• You are a self-funded student and not in receipt of other University or external awards

Application Instructions
The  scholarship scheme is applied for via separate a application form ( see form below) including a personal statement of no more than 500 words.

Click to download  application form

Completed application forms should be sent to: africa.io@ncl.ac.uk

Please note that NU Nigeria Scholarship applications cannot be considered for candidates unless they have already applied for and been offered a place to study at the University.

Scholarship Website:

For further Information visit the  Official Scholarship Website


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