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The Version 1 Computing Scholarship for September 2022/23

The Version 1 Computing 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.

The University is proud to work in partnership with Version 1, to facilitate annually, five Postgraduate scholarships in Computing (*eligible courses listed below) to commence September 2022/23 for three years to 2024/25.  

Version 1 proves that IT can make a real difference to their customers’ businesses.  They are trusted by global brands to deliver IT services and solutions which drive customer success.  Their team of over 2000 dedicated difference-makers works tirelessly to provide independent advice and deliver impactful changes to help our customers navigate the rapidly changing Digital-First world we live in.  Their greatest strength is balance in efforts to achieve Customer Success, Empowered People and a Strong Organisation, underpinned by a commitment to their values. 

The Version 1 Scholarship will award five talented Computing students 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 26 August 2022.

To be eligible for the Version 1 Computing Scholarship you must;

  • Be a UK/Home applicant with 'Home' fee status
  • Apply to study on an eligible Computing course (*listed below) 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

Eligible Courses*

  • The students selected for The Version 1 Scholarship will not be eligible for other Northumbria Postgraduate Scholarships which includes, The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship and The Santander Scholarship
  • The successful students will be eligible for the Alumni Discount
  • The Version 1 Scholarship is awarded as a cash sum
  • The successful students will receive a £2,000 cash payment on a Full Time eligible Computing course (*listed above) 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 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 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; Describe the personal attributes that you will bring to the Digital sector and explain how you will utilise and embed these attributes as a future employee.
  • The successful applicant will be notified once the evaluation panel has met, by no later than Friday 09 September 2022.

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