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Santander University Scholarship 2023/24

£2,000 cash scholarships for 15 Masters students

At Northumbria University, we embrace tomorrow.  We pursue innovative thinking, forge new partnerships, create and exchange knowledge, and develop inventive solutions across a diverse network of subjects.

We are thrilled to continue the Santander University Scholarship for 2023/24.

This remarkable opportunity will award 15 current UK Northumbria students, who choose to stay with us for a Postgraduate course, a £2,000 cash scholarship.  What you spend it on is up to you.  The Santander University Scholarship is available across a wide range of eligible Full-Time Masters courses*, beginning in September 2023.  10 scholarships will be awarded to students who choose to study courses within the Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation department.

Apply Now. The deadline for applications is 16:00 on Friday 18 August 2023.

Last updated:15/03/2023

To be eligible to apply for the Santander University Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a current Undergraduate UK student who is studying at Northumbria University, and has received student finance in 2022/23
  • Have been assessed for student finance based on household income of under £40,000
  • Apply for an eligible Full-Time Masters course* based at the Newcastle Upon Tyne campus starting in September 2023

All Full-Time one year Postgraduate Taught courses starting in September 2023, with the exception of:

  • Primary Education PGCE
  • School Direct PGCE
  • Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration)
  • Any other course which attracts Undergraduate funding

Note; All Postgraduate Taught courses are listed below however, please make sure to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the Santander University Scholarship.

  • Students selected for a Santander University Scholarship will not be eligible for other Northumbria Scholarships which includes, The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship and the 'Master Your Future' - Scholarship
  • Students selected will be eligible for the Alumni Discount
  • The Santander University Scholarship is awarded as a cash sum
  • Scholarships will be awarded based on the means-tested household income and on your scholarship application form - your course application form will not be considered
  • Students will receive a £2,000 cash payment on Full-Time eligible courses studied at City and Coach Lane Campus only
  • The cash award will be paid as: 25% in November 2023, 25% in February 2024, and 50% in May 2024
  • If your course is longer than one year, the scholarship will be provided in the first year of study only
  • The successful students 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 may be withdrawn
  • If you transfer to a course not on the list of eligible courses 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.  Applications will be considered on the strength of response to, in no more than 250 words: How will studying at Northumbria and being awarded a Santander University Scholarship help you to prepare for your future?
  • Successful applicants will be notified once the evaluation panel has met, no later than Friday 01 September 2023

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