Postgraduate Scholarships for Nigerians to Study in UK at Newcastle University (NU)

Newcastle University (NU) -The International Office is delighted to announce 5 Newcastle University Nigeria Scholarship (NU Nigeria Scholarship) awards. These are available for high achieving Nigerian
students applying for entry onto postgraduate taught degree or research programmes within the:

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

These are available for students commencing their studies in September 2013. Each scholarship will have a value of £3,500, payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

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 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
  • You have a Second Class Upper degree from a recognised Nigerian University and satisfy all other requirements 

How to Apply
The scheme is applied for via separate application form including a personal statement of no more than 500 words.
Completed application forms should be sent to: [email protected]

Further Information
The closing date for receipt of applications is 30th June 2013.  Country managers will award on the basis of best qualified students and content of personal statement – in consultation with Head of International Recruitment and faculty representatives.

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.

Contact Details
International Office
Newcastle University
King’s Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 222 6856
Email: [email protected]

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Application Deadline 30th June 2013.

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