The Newcastle University Scholarship in Finance is proud to reward and recognize a high-performing candidate from the financial sector who applies to its full-time Finance MSc in 2022.
The deadline for the application is June 1, 2022. Continue reading this article to find out about the Newcastle University Scholarship in Finance, its worth, eligibility, and application process.
The Newcastle University occupies a campus site close to Haymarket in central Newcastle upon Tyne. It is situated to the northwest of the city center between the open spaces of Leazes Park and the Town Moor.
However, the Armstrong building is the oldest building on the campus and is the site of the original Armstrong College. It was constructed in three stages: the northeast wing was completed first for £18,000 and opened by Princess Louise on 5 November 1888. The south-east wing, which includes the Jubilee Tower, and southwest wings were opened in 1894. While the Jubilee Tower was built with surplus funds raised from an Exhibition to mark Queen Victoria’s Jubilee in 1887.
The northwest front that stands as the main entrance, was completed in 1906 and features two stone figures to represent science and the arts. Much of the later construction work was funded by Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell, the metallurgist and former Lord Mayor of Newcastle, after whom the main tower is named. It was opened by King Edward VII in 1906.
Moreover, the building contains the King’s Hall, which serves as the university’s chief hall for ceremonial purposes where Congregation ceremonies are held. It can also contain 500 seats. King Edward VII was permitted to call Great Hall, King’s Hall.
During the First World War, the building was commandeered by the War Office to create the 1st Northern General Hospital, a facility for the Royal Army Medical Corps to treat military casualties. In 1949, the Quadrangle was turned into a formal garden in memory of members of Newcastle University who gave their lives in the two World Wars.
In 2017, a statue of Martin Luther King Jr. was put up in the inner courtyard of the Armstrong Building, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his honorary degree from the university. The current Chancellor of Newcastle University is the British poet and artist Imtiaz Dharker. She assumed the position of Chancellor on the 1st of January 2020. While the vice-chancellor is Chris Day, a hepatologist and former pro-vice-chancellor of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
Newcastle University has an enrolment of about 16,000 undergraduate and 5,600 postgraduate students from over 120 countries. Teaching and research are also delivered in 19 academic schools, 13 research institutes, and 38 research centers, spread across three Faculties: the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; the Faculty of Medical Sciences; and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture, and Engineering.
Furthermore, the university offers about 175 full-time undergraduate degree programs in a broad range of subject areas spanning arts, sciences, engineering, and medicine, together with approximately 340 postgraduate taught and research programs across a range of disciplines.
Worth of Newcastle University Scholarship in Finance
All successful candidates of the Newcastle University Scholarship in Finance will receive an award of about £8,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.
Eligibility for Newcastle University Scholarship in Finance
- To be eligible for Newcastle University Scholarship in Finance, you must have completed the scholarship application form including submitting an essay of no more than 1,500 words in response to the question listed. Note that submissions need to be in English.
- Each candidate must hold an offer of admission for 2022 entry to the Finance MSc to be qualified.
- You must hold a UK 1st Class Honors Degree or its international equivalent to be eligible for Newcastle University Scholarship in Finance.
- Scholars must have previously studied at a University with a strong academic reputation or ranking.
- To be qualified for the scholarship, you must hold an English language qualification of IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent with no subskill below 6.0 if your first language is not English.
- Candidates must be assessed as international students for fee-paying purposes to be eligible for the scholarship.
How to Apply for Newcastle University Scholarship in Finance
For further information about the scholarship and to apply, click here.
The Application Deadline for the scholarship is June 1, 2022.