[Coral-List] MSc Tropical Coastal Management, Newcastle

Nicholas Polunin n.polunin at newcastle.ac.uk
Thu Jan 22 13:00:26 EST 2009

Dear coastal managers!


The Newcastle MSc TCM programme is now in its 22nd successful year and
admissions are open for entry in September 2009! You may find the
following funding tips useful:


1)       eligible UK citizens may be interested in the possibility of
NERC funding (up to 10 half studentships including project consumables
grant), if so apply online (see below) and just indicate in your
application that you wish to be considered for NERC funding

2)       eligible Commonwealth citizens may be interested in possible
funding from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
(http://www.acu.ac.uk/scholarships/commonwealth.html), Chevening
Scholarships scheme (http://www.chevening.com/becoming-scholar) and UK
DFID Shared Scholarship scheme

3)       international students will often be eligible for partial
University funding (details at

4)       US citizens can apply to the Fulbright Commission


The 2008-09 prospectus for the TCM programme is available at
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/marine/postgrad/taught/tropical.htm and you can
apply online (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply/).



Nicholas Polunin

Professor of Marine Environmental Sciences

Marine Science & Technology

Newcastle University

Tel +44 (0)191 222 6675


Group http://research.ncl.ac.uk/fish

Projects http://www.ncl.ac.uk/marine/research/

Foundation http://www.ncl.ac.uk/icef

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