Newcastle University in the UK invites applications for the FMS Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships open to students who are registered at Newcastle University for the 2018/19 academic year.

The Faculty of Medical Sciences is offering a number of scholarships into the following courses:
B230 Pharmacy MPharm Honours
B100 Physiological Sciences BSc Honours
B210 Pharmacology BSc Honours
B900 Biomedical Sciences (Integrated Master’s) MSci Honours
B901 Biomedical Genetics BSc Honours
B902 Medical Science (Deferred Choice) BSc Honours
B903 Biomedical Genetics (Integrated Master’s) MSci Honours
B940 Biomedical Sciences BSc Honours
C700 Biochemistry BSc Honours
C701 Biochemistry (Integrated Master’s) MSci Honours
B46D Food and Human Nutrition BSc Honours
B4D6 Food and Human Nutrition with Placement BSc Honours
BD46 Nutrition with Food Marketing BSc Honours
BD64 Nutrition with Food Marketing with Placement BSc Honours
C600 Sport and Exercise Science BSc Honours
C800 Psychology BSc Honours
C8B4 Psychology and Nutrition BSc Joint Honours
C8C6 Psychology and Sport and Exercise Science BSc Joint Honours
C8C1 Psychology and Biology BSc Joint Honours

Worth of Award


  • Applicants can only apply and be considered for a Faculty of Medical Sciences Undergraduate Excellence scholarship after they have been offered a place to study on their degree course and have been assessed as international for fees purposes.

They must also be:

  • registered at Newcastle University for the 2018/19 academic year
  • registered for one of  the eligible courses (see list above)
  • wholly or partially self-financing
  • defined as ‘international’ for fee purposes
  • registered to study at Newcastle University city centre campus
  • students new to the University and not those transferring or repeating courses

Applicants should note that the following students are not eligible to receive the Faculty of Medical Sciences UG Excellence Scholarship

  • UK or EU students assessed as ‘home’ for fee purposes
  • Holders of fully-funded scholarships (full payment of fees and living expenses) such as Chevening Scholarships, Commonwealth Scholarships or other fully sponsored awards
  • students in receipt of India Great Scholarships or Santander Scholarships
  • pathway students progressing to the University from INTO Newcastle
  • current students, registered in 2017/18 or earlier, who have already commenced their undergraduate studies at the time of award: awards cannot be made retrospectively
  • applicants initially assessed as international for fee purposes but whose fees change to ‘home’

For more information about the scheme, please see their regulations
How to apply

  • Academic offer holders on an eligible course who have been assessed as international for fees purposes will be invited to apply for the Faculty of Medical Sciences International Masters Excellence Scholarship.
  • Details of how to apply will be sent to students after their offer has been made.
Deadline: applications close Friday 29th June

Click here for more details and to apply

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