Tuition fee and Living Stipend Iland Postgraduate Research International Studentship at Newcastle University 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on June 3, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Humanities, Social Science
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Newcastle University Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 7RU Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6000 [email protected].

To attract outstanding students in Ph.D. Degree, Newcastle University offers the Iland Postgraduate Research International Studentships in the United Kingdom for the academic year of 2022-2023. The studentship aims to support the local and international students who wish to further their Ph.D. degrees at the university.

The award program is labeled as studentship where the funding for the awards will be until the completion of the research or the specified project for the program. If you are seeking a doctorate, you may already be wondering how you are going to finance your project or program. One of the most attractive sources to fund your Ph.D. degree is studentship, which usually covers tuition and living expenses.

A studentship is often a form of doctoral funding associated with projects. Graduate students cover study and material costs, as well as a housing allowance or a living stipend. Most of the Ph.D. Studentships are highly competitive and as such you usually need to demonstrate academic excellence before awarding funding. Many students are also limited by where they live. For example, full-time students on the Research Council are usually only available to UK students, however, the studentship offered by Newcastle University is available to both local and international students.

The studentship award is generously funded by William Island. Holder of the French Legion of Honor and the Bletchley Park Commemorative Medal, Mr. Iland is deeply committed to the strength of the European ideal and the importance of working together to stabilize the European cause. An outstanding and highly respected teacher, Mr. Iland greatly values ​​the transformative power of learning and this generous legacy was created to enable future generations of students to work on the ideals of European solidarity.

Scholarship Provider: Newcastle University 

About the Provider

The University of Newcastle always strives to provide its students with an outstanding educational experience. It is home to more than 26,400 students from over 130 countries enrolled in various educational programs. Students have the opportunity to define their goals and professional path at the university. Applicants can already tap into their unique professional potential during their studies. Students can pursue a profession in their field of interest.

As one of the world’s leading universities, Newcastle takes its advancement in terms of education and research to help the society or the community to tackle the many challenges it faces. Aiming to create a strong international reputation, partnership, community, and impact by collaborating with the international universities and organizations that can help to be closer and work together for the betterment of the young generation which they can have the possibilities to create more world leaders that can provide support to the communities and to help other individuals.

Students from Newcastle demonstrate the research they have done with various local charities and volunteer organizations throughout the academic year. The University of Newcastle is home to teaching and research across a diverse and exciting range of disciplines. They have more than 200 undergraduate and 300 graduate programs to choose from.

Their research and teaching are closely intertwined and the student lecturers are at the forefront of research in their field. The university continuously monitors the quality and reviews its existing and new programs to ensure they reflect the latest academic developments and, most importantly, meet market and employer requirements. They consistently provide the students with excellent teaching, learning, and outcomes.

Scholarship Summary

  • Academic Year: 2022-2023
  • Applicant’s Nationality: local and international
  • Degree Level: Ph.D. degree
  • Field: Humanities and Social Science
  • Research  Topic: POlitical thought, literature, language, and European culture
  • Number of Awards: More than one Studentship research will be available at one time which subjects with the value of the award.
  • Duration: Three years for full-time and six years for part-time students but this will depend on the academic progress of the awardees.
  • Scholarship Award: Tuition fee and living allowance
  • Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes


To proceed with the application process, the interested students must meet the eligibility criteria for the studentship awards.

  • All nationalities are eligible to apply.
  • Must have applied to the approved course or program at the university.
  • Must be holding a master’s degree from any of the recognized universities.
  • International students must have a good academic record.
  • Good communication skills in oral and written English.
  • Must be able to meet the entry requirements for admission.

Application Process

The interested applicants can download the application form from Newcastle University’s official website. After completing the application form students must email it to [email protected]

When submitting the email, keep in mind that you have titled the email “Iland Postgraduate Research Studentship Award Application.”

As part of the application, the students are required to submit required documents to support their applications and an essay related to the research environments and outlining in 250 words how the candidates will integrate into the research in their career or field. You should develop a detailed research proposal, which can be done in collaboration with your prospective supervisor. Your next step is to successfully apply for a Ph.D. at a university.

Required Documents

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of transcript of records
  • Certificates
  • Diploma
  • Other relevant documents

Scholarship Awards 

Newcastle University will award the successful students with a funded Ph.D. degree studentship which includes the student’s tuition fee and a living allowance at the UKRI rate. UKRI provides competitive grants to UK universities to cover tuition and living costs for Ph.D. students. Each place of study offered by the university as a result of this funding is referred to as a student body.

Scholarship Deadline

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until July 18, 2022. Late and incomplete applications will be automatically rejected. The scholarship panel will evaluate all the applications and successful students will be notified through their registered email at the application.

The studentship will be offered annually by Newcastle University.

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