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The Hachette UK MA Publishing Scholarship for September 2022/23

The Hachette UK Scholarship 22/23

At Northumbria, we are passionate about bringing together our inspirational courses, forward-thinking staff and innovative students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.  Northumbria champions students who are curious, hardworking and academically gifted.

Northumbria University is pleased to announce The Hachette UK Scholarship for students applying to study the new MA Publishing course in September 2022.

Hachette UK is the UK's second largest publishing group. The group is made up of ten autonomous publishing divisions and over fifty imprints with a rich and diverse history. Hachette UK is owned by Hachette Livre, the world’s third largest trade and educational publisher, and also has subsidiaries in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and India as well as working closely with its sister company in the USA, Hachette Book Group.

“Hachette UK are delighted to be working so closely with Northumbria University and very pleased to be able to offer financial support to ‘Higher Education Without Barriers’, to recruit underrepresented students in the North East of England looking to undertake the new MA in Publishing.” - R.Kitson Dep CEO

The Hachette UK scholarship will award one highly gifted student with £2,000 during their one year degree.  The money can be used to enhance the overall learning experience.

Apply Now.  The deadline for applications is 16:00 on Friday 09 September 2022.

To be eligible for the Hachette UK Scholarship you must:

  • Be a UK/Home applicant with 'Home' fee status
  • Have a permanent residence in the North East of England.  Please click here for eligible counties.
  • Apply to study on the new MA Publishing course commencing in September 2022 at the Newcastle Upon Tyne campus
  • Meet the terms and conditions and accept your offer
  • Be a self-funded student
  • Not have fees which are paid in full or in part through a sponsorship arrangement, i.e. employer funded

  • The student selected for The Hachette UK Scholarship will not be eligible for other Northumbria Scholarships which includes, The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship and The Santander Scholarship
  • The successful student will be eligible for the Alumni Discount
  • The Hachette UK Scholarship is awarded as a cash sum
  • The successful student will receive a £2,000 cash payment on the Full-Time MA Publishing course studied at the Newcastle Upon Tyne Campus
  • The cash award will be paid as: 25% in November 2022, 25% in February 2023, and 50% in May 2023
  • If your course is longer than one year, the scholarship will be provided in the first year of study only
  • The successful student will be required to send a thank you letter and progress updates to the donor
  • If you do not provide a thank you letter and progress updates to the donor, the scholarship will be withdrawn
  • If you defer your place, the scholarship offer will be withdrawn
  • If you decide to leave your course after a scholarship payment has been made, the University will not make efforts to reclaim the amount
  • Northumbria reserves the right to withdraw this scheme at any point
  • The University's decision is final and cannot be challenged; there is no right of appeal


  • There is a competitive selection process for this scholarship scheme.  Applicants need to apply via online written application; a selection panel will consider all eligible applications.  In no more than 1000 characters, discuss the following statement; 'A Publisher should publish for all views and tastes' -  Applications will be considered on the strength of response.
  • The successful applicant will be notified once the evaluation panel has met, by no later than Friday 16 September 2022 - Please note, this date has changed to Friday 23 September.  Apologies for any inconvenience.

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