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The Price Scholarship for September 2022/23

The Price Scholarship for September 2022

Northumbria University is delighted to launch The Price Scholarship for September 2022 entry.

The Price Scholarship was established in order to support a talented Business student through their university journey.  This gift aims to inspire high achieving students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to study at Newcastle Business School.  Since studying at Newcastle Business School in the 1980's, the donor has gone onto have a successful career and recognises the impact of their time at Newcastle Polytechnic (the predecessor institution to Northumbria University) in a personal and professional capacity.

The Price Scholarship will award one highly gifted Business student studying on one of the below eligible courses* £2,500 cash throughout the duration of their course, to a total of £7,500.  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 Price Scholarship.

Terms and Conditions

To be eligible for The Price Scholarship you must:

  • Have one of the following categories of ethnicity:
  • Black African
  • Black Caribbean
  • Black Other
  • Mixed – White and Black Caribbean
  • Mixed – White and Black African
  • Other mixed background (to include Black African, Black Caribbean or Black Other)
  • Be a UK/Home applicant 
  • Have a household income of under £40,000
  • Achieve at least 144 points (or equivalent) from your best three qualifications, for example AAA at A Level or DDD at BTEC
  • Apply for, and be accepted onto of of the eligible Business School courses* to begin at the Newcastle Upon Tyne campus on a Full-Time basis in September 2022
  • Choose Northumbria as your firm choice by 09 June 2022
  • 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 beginning in September 2022.  Degree Apprenticeship courses are not eligible for The Price Scholarship.

Important Information

  • The student selected for The Price Scholarship will not be eligible for any other Undergraduate scholarship schemes
  • The Price Scholarship is awarded as cash
  • Payments will be made as 25% of total in November 2022, 25% of total in February 2023 and 50% of total in May 2023
  • Funding is provided on an annual basis, to a total of £7,500, based on the successful student progressing 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 Price 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 point scores and following this, the successful student will be chosen on the strength of their UCAS personal statement which will be assessed by the course academic

  • The successful student will be notified by the end of October 2022

Last Updated: 07/02/2022

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