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The Savills (UK) Scholarship for September 2023

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. 

Northumbria is pleased to be working with Savills to introduce the Savills (UK) Scholarship for Undergraduate students looking to enrol in September 2023.

Founded in the UK in 1855, Savills is one of the world's leading property agents.  Their experience and expertise spans the globe, employing over 40,000 people in over 700 offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.  They pride themselves on providing market leading advice with an all-encompassing range of property services across Commercial, Residential and Rural sectors; including but not limited to Valuation, Leasing, Capital Markets, Property Management, Building Surveying and Projects and Planning and Development.

This gift aims to inspire talented students from under-represented backgrounds to study at Northumbria University.  It also supports the ambition to increase diversity in the Built Environment sector, and clearly aligns with the values of Savills.  The scholarship will award one highly gifted Undergraduate student studying on one of the below eligible courses* £2,000 in years one, two and three** (to a total of £6,000) to provide support with living costs. The scholarship recipient will also receive tailored invites to organisation events and other appropriate opportunities such as; mentorship and work experience in order to support their development.

Please note; the scholarship will be conditional on a short and informal interview by Savills with the shortlisted applicants.

If you are ready to start your university journey with Northumbria, create your best future and meet the criteria below, apply for your course now and you will automatically be considered for the Savills (UK) Scholarship.

Terms and Conditions

To be eligible for the Savills (UK) Scholarship you must:

  • Be a UK/Home applicant with 'Home' fee status
  • Achieve at least 144 points (or equivalent) from your best three qualifications, for example AAA at A Level or DDD at BTEC
  • Have a household income of under £40,000
  • Apply to study on one of the below Full-Time courses* at the Newcastle Upon Tyne campus, starting in September 2023
  • Choose Northumbria as your firm choice by 08 June 2023
  • Meet all individual entry requirements
  • Be a self-funded student (ie, 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*

Important Information

  • The student selected for the Savills (UK) Scholarship will not be eligible for any other Undergraduate scholarship schemes
  • The Savills (UK) Scholarship is awarded as cash
  • Payments will be made as 25% of total in November 2023, 25% of total in February 2024 and 50% of total in May 2024
  • Funding is provided on an annual basis, on the condition the successful student progresses to the next year of study
  • **If you choose to undertake a placement year, the scholarship will not be paid in this year
  • The successful student will be required to send a thank you letter to the donor
  • Progress updates for the donor will be requested at the end of each academic year.  Subsequent payments will not be made until these updates are received
  • 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 at Northumbria University before the scholarship has been paid, the scholarship offer will be withdrawn
  • If you decide to leave your course after the scholarship payment has been made, the University will not make efforts to reclaim the amount
  • The University's decision is final and cannot be challenged; there is no right of appeal

Selection Process

  • Students who are eligible for the Savills (UK) Scholarship will be identified by Northumbria University post-enrolment, there is no separate application form
  • If more than one student is eligible based on their point score, we will look at the 10 best overall UCAS point scores from best three and the top four will be shortlisted
  • The scholarship award will be conditional on a short and informal interview by Savills with the shortlisted applicants
  • The successful student will be notified by the end of October 2023

Last updated: 14/02/2023

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