Newcastle University

The Fulbright Newcastle University Award covers the first year of any master's or doctoral degree programme offered by the university.

Newcastle University is in the top 200 of world universities.

Newcastle is a truly civic university with a strong sense of place and outstanding facilities. The University’s campus, located in a vibrant city, is home to thousands of international students and is the main hub for the University’s teaching and research activities.

Its research was rewarded in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, where Newcastle is ranked:

  • 16th in the country for research power
  • 3rd in the UK for English research quality
  • 8th in the UK for Medical and Life Sciences research quality
  • In the top 12 for Geography, Architecture and Planning, and Cultural and Media Studies


Grant amount

  • Full tuition waiver
  • £13,200

This is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards the first year in the UK.

In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time) and PhDs are three-year programmes (full-time).