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 1% of world universities. 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
  • £12,950

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).