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The Newcastle Business School Scholarship September 2020

Newcastle Business School Scholarship

Northumbria University is delighted to launch the Newcastle Business School Scholarship for a talented undergraduate student starting their journey with Northumbria in September 2020. This scholarship is made possible through the support of a Business School alumnus, who hopes that the recipient will value their experience at Northumbria as much as they did. 

The Newcastle Business School Scholarship will award one undergraduate student who is undertaking a full-time course at Newcastle Business School with £2,000 cash in their first year of studies. The money can be used to enhance the overall university learning experience.

At Northumbria, we are passionate about bringing together our inspirational courses, forward-thinking staff and innovative students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. If you are ready to start your university journey with Northumbria, create your best future, and meet the criteria below, then apply for your course now to be automatically considered for the Newcastle Business School Scholarship.

Terms and conditions

To be eligible for the Newcastle Business School Scholarship you must:

  • be a UK/EU applicant 
  • have a household income of under £16,000
  • choose Northumbria as your firm choice by 18 June 2020 (TBC)
  • meet all individual course entry requirements
  • be a self-funded student (i.e. not in receipt of sponsorship or other funding for the payment of fees, such as employer funding)
  • apply for one or more elements of the Government Student Finance package (for example, Tuition Fee loan, Maintenance loan) in order for your application to be means-tested
  • register with Student Finance England (SFE), Student Finance Wales (SFW) or Student Finance Northern Ireland (SFNI)
  • as a Scottish student, register with Student Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) and apply to be means-tested for maintenance funding, in order that SASS can send your data to Student Finance England
  • agree to share consent via your Government Finance Provider with Northumbria University

Eligible courses

  • All full-time undergraduate Newcastle Business School courses studied at the Newcastle upon Tyne Campus are eligible for the Newcastle Business School Scholarship. If the course includes a placement year, the scholarship will not be paid in this year. Degree apprenticeship courses are not eligible for the Newcastle Business School scholarship.

Important information

  • Students selected for the Newcastle Business School Scholarship will not be eligible for any other undergraduate scholarship schemes
  • The Newcastle Business School Scholarship is awarded as cash
  • Payments will be made as 25% of total in November 2020, 25% of total in February 2021 and 50% of total in May 2021
  • Funding is provided in the first year of study only
  • If the successful student defers their place at Northumbria University before the scholarship has been paid, the scholarship offer will be withdrawn
  • If the successful student transfers to a course outside of Newcastle Business School, the scholarship offer will be withdrawn/subsequent payments will not be made
  • If the successful student decides to leave the course after the scholarship payment has been made; the University will not make efforts to reclaim the amount, however any subsequent payments will be cancelled and the scholarship offer will be withdrawn
  • The University's decision is final and cannot be challenged; there is no right of appeal

 

Selection Process:

  • Students who are eligible for the Newcastle Business School Scholarship will be identified by Northumbria University post-enrolment, there is no separate application form
  • The successful Newcastle Business School Scholarship student will be chosen from eligible students at random, and the successful student will be notified by the end of October 

 

 


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