Sunday, 29 May 2011

Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2011/2012 at Newcastle University

he International Office is delighted to announce 2 Newcastle University Nigeria Scholarship (NU Nigeria Scholarship) awards. These are available for high achieving Nigerian students applying for entry onto postgraduate taught degree or research programmes within the Faculties of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences (HASS), Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE), and Medical Sciences (FMS) commencing their studies in September 2011.  Each scholarship will have a value of £3,000, payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

You could be eligible to apply for a NU Nigeria Scholarship if:

  • You have been offered a place on any postgraduate degree programme in the faculties of HASS,  SAgE or FMS
  • You are a Nigerian national and have been assessed as international/overseas for fees purposes.
  • You have an First Class Bachelors degree from a recognised Nigerian University and satisfy all other requirements
  • You intend to register to start your studies during the 2011-12 academic year
  • You are a self-funded student and not in receipt of other University or external awards
How to Apply

The scheme is applied for via separate application form including a personal statement of no more than 500 words.
Completed application forms should be sent to:
Further InformationThe closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 30th June 2011.  Country managers will award on the basis of best qualified students and content of personal statement - in consultation with Head of International Recruitment and faculty representatives. 
Please note that NU Nigeria Scholarship applications cannot be considered for candidates unless they have already applied for and been offered a place to study at the University.
Contact DetailsInternational Office
Newcastle University
King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 222 6856

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