Application is now open for the Newcastle University Undergraduate Norway Scholarship. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.
About Newcastle University and Scholarship
Newcastle University, officially known as the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, stands as a distinguished public research institution located in the vibrant city of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. Beyond its local presence, the university has extended its influence globally with overseas campuses in Singapore and Malaysia. As a red-brick university and a proud member of the esteemed Russell Group—an association of research-intensive UK universities—Newcastle University has a rich history and a commitment to academic excellence.
The university’s roots trace back to the School of Medicine and Surgery, established in 1834, and the College of Physical Science (later renamed Armstrong College), founded in 1871. These institutions, integral in the larger division of the federal University of Durham, culminated in the merger of the Newcastle colleges, forming King’s College in 1937. In 1963, an Act of Parliament bestowed upon King’s College the title of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Currently, Newcastle University is organized into three faculties: the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Medical Sciences, and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture, and Engineering. The university offers a diverse range of approximately 175 full-time undergraduate degree programs, spanning arts, sciences, engineering, and medicine, along with around 340 postgraduate taught and research programs across various disciplines.
Financially robust, the institution reported an annual income of £543.2 million for the 2021–22 period, with £109.6 million stemming from research grants and contracts. Operating within this financial framework, the university continues to invest in cutting-edge research and comprehensive academic offerings.
Recognized for its research-intensive pursuits, Newcastle University is a proud member of the Russell Group. Its global standing is reflected in various rankings, placing it in the top 200 globally by QS, 292nd by Leiden, 139th by Times Higher Education, and 201st–300th by the Academic Ranking of World Universities as of 2023. Nationally, it holds commendable positions, ranking joint 33rd by the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide, 30th by the Complete University Guide, and 63rd by the Guardian.
Inclusivity is a key facet of Newcastle University, evident in its diverse student body. In the 2016–17 academic year, the university had a domicile breakdown of 74:5:21 for the UK:EU:non-EU students, with a balanced female-to-male ratio of 51:49. Notably, 25.1% of undergraduates come from private education backgrounds.
Further demonstrating its commitment to global collaboration and diversity, Newcastle University extends partial scholarships to applicants from Norway applying for full-time undergraduate degrees. This initiative reflects the university’s dedication to fostering an international and inclusive educational environment.
Details about Newcastle University Undergraduate Norway Scholarship:
Scholarship Sponsor: Newcastle University, UK
Scholarship Value: £6,500 towards tuition fees
Number of awards: 1
Study level: Undergraduate
Host Institution(s): Newcastle University, UK
Eligibility Criteria for Newcastle University Undergraduate Norway Scholarship
Candidates are advised to meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Newcastle University Undergraduate Norway Scholarship:
- Candidates must have a Norwegian address.
- For payment purposes, candidates ought to be evaluated as foreign nationals.
- For the 2024–2025 academic year, students must have an offer to enroll in an appropriate undergraduate program at the University’s Newcastle city center campus.
Application Process for Newcastle University Undergraduate Norway Scholarship
Are you interested and eligible for the Newcastle University Undergraduate Norway Scholarship? Download and fill out the online application form. Other applications will not be accepted.
The Application Deadline is: June 21, 2024
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