Scholarships Merit-based
Newcastle University

20% Alumni Tuition Fee Discount

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Various benefits
United Kingdom
Application deadline


As a founding member of the Russell Group of Research intensive universities, and a Global Top 110 university (QS World University Rankings 2024), Newcastle University is dedicated to excellence, creativity and innovation, pioneering solutions that can change our world.  


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Up to 20% tuition fee discount

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Newcastle University offers a 20% reduction in postgraduate tuition fees for all alumni who are self-funding or partially self-funding their postgraduate study and meet the eligibility criteria.

The University also offers a similar discount scheme for Newcastle alumni who are pursuing an undergraduate degree. Further information can be found on their undergraduate website.


Applicable programmes


Discount varies by level of tuition fee.



  • Hold an offer and register on a degree-awarding postgraduate course at Newcastle University.
  • Be a graduate of Newcastle University. That is, you must have qualified (or be due to qualify) on a full undergraduate or postgraduate degree.
  • Be wholly or partially self-financing for the tuition fee element of your course.

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required





Application deadline


You do not need to complete a separate application form for the Alumni Tuition Fee Discount. Instead, you must provide the following information in the University's Postgraduate Applicant Portal. You must:

a. Detail your current/previous study at the University

b. Attach a copy of your previous qualification from the University if you have it available

c. You should also try and ensure that your postgraduate application is processed using your previous student number (you are asked to provide this number when you apply)

If you are eligible, the 20% discount will be applied when you register at the University. If the discount has not been applied when you register, contact the Postgraduate Admissions Service.


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