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EU/International Undergraduate Funding and Scholarships

Everything you need to know about EU/International discounts, scholarships and funding opportunities at Northumbria University. Navigate between the tabs to find out more.

 

22/23 Funding and Scholarships Information for EU/International Undergraduate Applicants

This information is for EU/International Applicants applying to study at Northumbria University in the academic year 22/23.

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.

Please keep checking this page for further Undergraduate scholarships and discounts.

University Scholarships for 22/23

Northumbria Global Scholarship for September 2022

Undergraduate Sanctuary Scholarship for September 2022

  

US Financial Aid

Northumbria University participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programme. If you are an American student studying an Undergraduate or Masters course at Northumbria then you should apply for loans by completing a free application for Student Aid at studentloans.gov

Please see our Financial Aid pages for further information.

FINS Educational Loan for EU students

The FINS loan scheme, developed by the EDUCATIVA Group with the support of the European Union and guaranteed by the European Investment Fund, is available to all students from an EU member state that lack the financial resources to pursue higher education abroad. 

Courses:

  • FINS loans are available to all EU students that want to either apply, have applied or have already received an offer to study an Undergraduate course at Northumbria University Newcastle.

Loan Amount:

  • EU students can access up to EUR 25.000 for Undergraduate studies.

Eligibility:

  • You must be a citizen of an EU member state
  • You must have a good academic record
  • You must have a clean financial record, e.g. not blacklisted with any outstanding/unpaid debts for previous loans by any other financial institutions

Further criteria may also apply as detailed on the FINS website

The FINS loan scheme is flexible and can be used for the following:

  • Tuition fee
  • Monthly living costs of meals and rent (including rent deposit)
  • Books and other study materials or equipment
  • Medical Insurance
  • Transportation
  • Urgent expenses

Application process: 

  • As soon as you know which university you want to go to, you can get in touch via the FINS website.

Deadline:

  • There is no deadline date, but we would advise you to apply as soon as possible.

For further information please contact info@hellofins.com

 **Please note that this is a private loan scheme – fees, interest rates and penalties may apply**

Northumbria University is an independent educational institution and is in no way associated, nor has any stakes, in the FINS Student Loan Company.  The University is not liable in any way for the arrangements and actions of FINS and we encourage all our potential students to carefully conduct their research before proceeding in any agreements.

 

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: 13/06/2022

21/22 Funding and Scholarships Information for International Undergraduate Applicants

This information is for International Applicants applying to study at Northumbria University in the academic year 21/22.

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 for 21/22

Northumbria Global Scholarship

GEMS Northumbria Scholarship

Please email scholarships@northumbria.ac.uk for previous information about the Undergraduate Sanctuary Scholarship for 21/22

 

US Financial Aid

Northumbria University participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programme. If you are an American student studying an Undergraduate or Masters course at Northumbria then you should apply for loans by completing a free application for Student Aid at studentloans.gov

Please see our Financial Aid pages for further information.

Raise Micro-Scholarship Programme (For Undergraduate Applicants from the United States of America Only)

Northumbria University is the first and only UK university to partner with Raise.me, offering US high school students the opportunity to earn micro-scholarships that recognise both academic and non-academic achievements. Students can earn up to $2,000 in micro-scholarships for study at Northumbria University, which will be awarded as a first year tuition fee discount.

Raise Micro-scholarships represent a minimum amount of scholarship that students may be eligible for if they enrol at Northumbria and meet our minimum entry requirements. They can be awarded in conjunction with some of our other scholarships schemes, such as the International Academic Scholarships scheme.

Micro Scholarships

Find out more about the Northumbria University micro-scholarships which are available through Raise here.

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: 09/06/2021


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