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2019/20 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship - NOW CLOSED

£2,750 Fee Discount Scholarship for 75 Extraordinary Masters Students

This remarkable opportunity will award 75 outstanding students with a £2,750 fee discount on the cost of a wide range of full-time Masters courses, beginning in September 2019.

The deadline for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship applicants is 16:00 BST on 10th July 2019.

See full list of eligible courses and further information important below.

To be eligible for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a UK, Home or EU student who achieves or has achieved a 2:2 honours degree or higher (or equivalent)
  • Have applied for an eligible Masters course (courses listed below)

Selection Process

Important Information


Further Information

Terms and conditions

Last updated: 03/12/2018

£2,750 Fee Discount for 100 Remarkable Masters Students

This information is for UK, EU member state and Home students applying to study at Northumbria University in September 2018. 

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

That’s why we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

This remarkable opportunity will reward 100 exceptional students a £2,750 discount towards the fees on one of over 50 full-time Masters courses beginning in September 2018.

Apply now, and get ready to take on tomorrow. The deadline for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship applications is 16:00 on Tuesday 17 July 2018.

2018 Terms & Conditions

To be eligible to apply for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a UK or Home students who achieves or has achieved a 2:2 honours degree or higher from any UK higher education institution.
  • Be an EU student who has applied for an eligible Masters course, and achieves or has achieved a 2:2 from any UK higher education institute or equivalent.
  • Apply for an eligible Masters course (courses listed below).

2018 Eligible Courses


Important Information

Selection Process

  • 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 being awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship prepare you for the challenges of a constantly changing world?
  • If you are currently studying for your degree, you do not need to wait for your final classification before applying.
  • If successful, the award of the scholarship will be made conditional upon you achieving the required degree classification before commencement of the course.
  • Successful applicants will be notified once the evaluation panel has met, by Friday 03 August 2018.



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


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


Students who are assuming full responsibility for the funding of their course.

Further Information:

  • Find information about Masters discounts and funding for International students here.
  • Find out about our Masters fees for UK & EU students here.
  • Find out about our Masters fees for International students here.
  • If you are a current Northumbria student, and would like to review fees from previous years please visit MyNorthumbria.
  • If you have any further queries about funding, and you would like to speak to an adviser, drop-in to Student Central, Library Building, City Campus West. You can also contact us via email, or call 0191 227 4127.

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