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Newcastle offers scholarships

education Updated: Jun 28, 2011 17:11 IST

A member of the Russel Group, Newcastle University has announced scholarships at the undergraduate and post-graduate level for Indian students. The scholarships are targeted at encouraging bright Indian students to study at the university and pursue a subject of their choice.

Undergraduate level
The university has proposed to extend one scholarship to an Indian student wanting to pursue his/her undergraduate studies at the university. The scholarship is available for entry into the undergraduate degree programmes within the Faculties of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE), and Medical Sciences (FMS) commencing their studies in September 2011. The scholarship will have a value of £4,000, payable towards the first year of tuition fees. The student would be eligible only if s/he has applied through UCAS by June 30 and has been offered a place to study on one of the undergraduate degree programmes for 2011/12.

Post-graduate level
For Indian students wanting to undertake post-graduate study at the university, on offer are three scholarships. These are available for entry to postgraduate taught degree programmes within the Faculties of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE), and Medical Sciences (FMS) commencing their studies in September 2011. Each scholarship will have a value of £4,000, payable towards the first year of tuition fees. The candidate would be eligible to apply for a NUIS PG award if s/he has been offered a place on any postgraduate taught degree programme in the faculties of SAgE or FMS. The aspirant must have an average of 70% or more in bachelors degree

How to apply
The scheme can be applied for via separate application form including a personal statement of maximum 500 words. To get the form http://www.ncl.ac. uk/postgraduate/funding/search/list/nuis. Completed application forms should be sent to: india@ncl.ac.uk

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