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Home/EU Undergraduate Funding and Scholarships

Everything you need to know about undergraduate funding and scholarship opportunities at Northumbria University for Home and EU students.

 

Funding, Scholarships & Discounts Information for Home/EU Applicants

This information is for both full and part-time applicants applying to study at Northumbria University in the academic year 2019/20 and 2020/21

Northumbria University is committed to supporting the best students with outstanding academic ability. We offer a number of support packages for students depending on academic achievement or personal financial circumstances; each of the tabs below will provide you with further information.

Financial support opportunities have associated eligibility conditions, therefore it is essential applicants consider all requirements and observe the application process and deadlines carefully.

University Scholarships 2020/21

Northumbria Undergradate Scholarship 2020

Click here for information on the Northumbria Undergraduate Scholarship for September 2020

Choral Scholarship

Click here for information on the Choral Scholarship in conjunction with St Nicholas Cathedral for 2020

Instrument Scholarship

Click here for information on the Instrument Scholarship for 2020

Flowers Scholarship for Design for Industry

Click here for information on the Flowers Scholarship for BA Design for Industry student

Hertford Scholarship for Marketing Management

Click here for information on the Hertford Scholarship for BA Marketing Management 2020

Care Leavers Bursary (for UK students)

The Care Leavers Bursary offers £2,000 per year to students studying on a full-time undergraduate course.

To apply for this bursary you must be a full-time home undergraduate student.

Any student undertaking a placement year as part of their study should discuss the Care Leavers Bursary with an adviser.

Terms and Conditions Care Leavers Bursary 2020/21 Entry

To be eligible for the Care Leavers Bursary you must also have at least one of the following: 

  • Have 'former relevant care leaver status' according to the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000. This status applies to people under the age of 25 who were 'looked after' by the local authority for at least 13 weeks since the age of 14 and ending after the age of 16.

  • Have been privately fostered up to the age of 18 – this arrangement must be for more than a two-month period.

    Have been the subject of a 'special guardianship order', 'kinships fostering' and were 'looked after' immediately prior to the making of the order.

The University will consider exceptional cases that do not meet these criteria on an individual basis. Northumbria University's decision on all applications will be final.

For more information and to see if you are eligible please email:

 sv.welfareandinternational@northumbria.ac.uk

 

University Scholarships 2019/20

Rutherford Scholarship Scheme

Click here to find out more about our undergraduate academic excellence scholarships.

EU Undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship

Click here to find out more about our Undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship if you are from a European Union member state outside the UK.

The Emily Wilding Davison Scholarship

Click here for details on the Emily Wilding Davison Scholarship, for women applying to study an undergraduate Engineering and Environment course in 2019/20.

Care Leavers Bursary (for UK students)

The Care Leavers Bursary offers £2,000 per year to students studying on a full-time undergraduate course.

To apply for this bursary you must be a full-time home undergraduate student.

Any student undertaking a placement year as part of their study should discuss the Care Leavers Bursary with an adviser.

Terms and Conditions Care Leavers Bursary 2019/20 Entry

To be eligible for the Care Leavers Bursary you must also have at least one of the following: 

  • Have 'former relevant care leaver status' according to the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000. This status applies to people under the age of 25 who were 'looked after' by the local authority for at least 13 weeks since the age of 14 and ending after the age of 16.

  • Have been privately fostered up to the age of 18 – this arrangement must be for more than a two-month period.

  • Have been the subject of a 'special guardianship order', 'kinships fostering' and were 'looked after' immediately prior to the making of the order.

The University will consider exceptional cases that do not meet these criteria on an individual basis. Northumbria University's decision on all applications will be final.

For more information and to see if you are eligible please email:

 sv.welfareandinternational@northumbria.ac.uk

 

Funding

Student Finance England Funding

Click here to view find out more if your fees are paid through Student Finance England.

Funding if You Are From Scotland/Northern Ireland/Wales/Channel Islands

  • Click here for the Student Awards Agency Scotland.

  • Click here for Northern Ireland Direct Student Finance

  • Click here for Student Finance Wales.

  • If you are from the Channel Islands, click here for Guernsey, here for Jersey, or here for the Isle of Man.

Funding for Education Courses

Click here if to find out if you are eligible for government funding if you are studying one of Northumbria's education courses.

Funding for Healthcare Courses

Click here to find out if you are eligible for government funding if you are studying one of Northumbria's healthcare courses.

Bursaries for Social Work Students

Click here to find out about Government Bursaries to help with tuition fees for Social Work courses.

ELCAS (Funding from the Ministry of Defence)

Click here to find out more about ELCAS funding.

Definitions

Home - normally, in order to be classed as a home student, you will need to have been living in the UK for at least three years for purposes other than education and have settled status.  Further information can be found by referring to the UKCISA website

Bursary – a bursary is a means tested financial award given to students who meet the criteria of the scheme.  Not all bursaries are given in cash, but could be services or resources of an equivalent financial value.

Scholarship – a financial award given to eligible students who meet the academic threshold as determined by the scheme.

Sponsorship arrangement - if your fees are being paid in full or part by another sponsor (such as an employer, charity or trust) this will be considered as a sponsorship arrangement. 

Self-funding - students who are assuming full responsibility for the funding of their course. Please note students in receipt of a loan from the Student Loan Company are identified as a self-funding student. 

Last updated: 05/11/2019


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