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Undergraduate study

Undergraduate scholarships and awards

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We offer a generous funding package if you are a new full-time undergraduate student starting in September 2022 or January 2023. Find out more below - you could be eligible for more than one of these offers.

Undergraduate scholarships and awards

All awards are subject to you firmly accepting your offer of a place, enrolling and attending a Teesside University course.

Payment(s) are made in the January after you have been allocated your award. If your award provides support over the duration of your course, subsequent payments are made at the start of each academic year.

Please note that these offers are for full-time UK students only.
Scholarships for non-UK students

Teesside University Advance


At Teesside University we provide you with a stimulating and technology-enabled learning environment. To help you make the most of this, we provide you with:

  • an Apple iPad installed with Office 365 software, the University's student portal, access to email, timetables, virtual learning environment and library resources
  • an iPad compatible keyboard
  • £100 credit for each academic year (up to a maximum of £300) to purchase learning resources from the online bookstore.

To be eligible for Teesside University Advance you must be a new entrant enrolling on Year 0 or Year 1, or a direct entrant onto Year 2, as a full-time undergraduate degree student for the 2021-22 or 2022-23 academic year on a Teesside University course leading to an award of at least 360 credits delivered on Teesside University's Middlesbrough or Darlington campus. This excludes direct entrants onto Year 3, students repeating Year 3 or progressing to Year 3 with reduced credit after repeating Year 2 study.
More about Teesside University Advance

Beth Mead Scholarship


Four scholarships are available for students enrolling in the 2022-23 academic year, with a bursary of £1,200 awarded to each scholar across the duration of their three-year degree.

To be eligible, scholars must be a national, international and or a professional female footballer who can contribute positively to sport at Teesside University through international level sports performance.
More about the Beth Mead Scholarship

Brittan Scholarship


Two £7,500 scholarships for 2022-23 paid across your full programme of study.

If you apply for a course within our School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies, you could be eligible for the Brittan scholarship. You must also select Teesside University as your firm choice with UCAS.
More about the Brittan scholarship

Care leaver bursary


If you are a care leaver and studying full-time, you could be eligible for a bursary of £1,000 for each year of your course.
More about the care leaver bursary

Dean Benson Scholarship


If you have a TS postcode and have lived for a substantial period of time in the region and have applied to study a computer science or related undergraduate course in the 2022-23 academic year, you may be invited to apply for one of the Dean Benson Scholarships. You must select Teesside University as your first choice institution with UCAS.
More about our Dean Benson scholarship

Franc Roddam Scholarship


If you are applying to study BA (Hons) Film and Television Production within the School of Arts & Creative Industries you could be eligible for a scholarship worth £6,000.
More about our Franc Roddam scholarship

George Friend Scholarship


If you are applying to Teesside Sport Football Performance Pathway, you could be eligible for a scholarship worth £1,000.
More about our George Friend scholarship

Jacksons Law Scholarship


Teesside University has established a new scholarship with Jacksons Law Firm to boost opportunities for the next generation of legal professionals in the North East.

If you are applying to study LLB Law or LLB Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice at Teesside University Law School starting in September 2022 you could be eligible for a scholarship worth £6,000.
More about our Jacksons Law scholarship

Dr Ken Home Scholarship


£3,250 across your programme of study.

You could be eligible for a Dr Ken Home scholarship if you have applied to study on an engineering programme within the School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies, been resident in the Tees Valley for over two years and select Teesside University as your firm choice with UCAS. This scholarship will open for applications in October 2022.
More about the Dr Ken Home scholarship

Professor Leni Oglesby Transformation Scholarship


If you are applying to study biomedical science, health sciences or pharmaceutical science at Teesside University in September 2022, you could be eligible for a scholarship worth £6,000.
More about the Professor Leni Oglesby Transformation Scholarship

Hill Scholarship


£6,000 award.

If you have been educated at a Tees Valley school or college for at least three years, you could be eligible for the Hill scholarship. Eligible students are invited to apply in September 2022.
More about the Hill scholarship

International Scholarships


We also have a number of scholarships available for international students.
More about international scholarships

Marjorie Hearnshaw Scholarship


£1,500 award.

If you have been resident in the Tees Valley for over two years, you could be eligible for the Marjorie Hearnshaw scholarship. Eligible students are invited to apply in October 2022.
More about the Marjorie Hearnshaw scholarship

Paul Rodgers Scholarship


If you are applying to study BA (Hons) Music Production within the School of Art & Creative Industries you could be eligible for a scholarship worth £5,000.
More about our Paul Rodgers scholarship

Performance Sport Scholarship Programme


You could get access to state-of-the-art equipment and expertise, and financial help. This scholarship is open to students who are athletes at international level or with exceptional international potential.
More about our Performance Sport Scholarship Programme

Professor Jane Turner Scholarship


If you are female, applying for an undergraduate course within Teesside University International Business School, have a TS postcode with a low participation rate in higher education, you are eligible to apply for the Professor Jane Turner Scholarship.

You must select Teesside University as your first choice institution with UCAS.
More about our Professor Jane Turner scholarship

Success Photography Scholarship


If you are applying to study BA (Hons) Film and Television Production, BA (Hons) Fine Art or BA (Hons) Photography on a full-time basis you could be eligible for this scholarship.
More about our Success Photography Scholarship

The Teesside Charity Scholarship


Teesside University has partnered with The Teesside Charity to create a £5,000 scholarship to support a student from our region to study for an undergraduate degree here and realise their full potential.

You could be eligible for this scholarship if you're applying to study a course within Teesside University International Business School or a computing course within the School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies (check the eligible list).
Find out more about The Teesside Charity Scholarship

Teesside Sanctuary Award for students seeking asylum


Five scholarships available for the 2022-23 academic year (three for undergraduate and two for postgraduate, excluding doctoral study).

Teesside University is committed to the economic, social and cultural success of our students and local communities. The University embraces diversity and opposes prejudice and injustice.

The Sanctuary award covers your course fees and contributes towards your other study costs through a learning bursary, which is made up of two payments within each academic year. The first is paid once you have enrolled on your course, and the second at the start of semester two.
More about the Teesside Sanctuary award

Teesside University International Business School Accommodation Award


This award provides £2,000 off first year University accommodation for Teesside University International Business School undergraduate students who live outside of the TS postcode area.
More about the Teesside University International Business School Accommodation Award

Teesside University International Business School Excellence Scholarships


We are offering 15 scholarships worth £2,000 each for Teesside University International Business School applicants who achieve a minimum entry tariff of 128 UCAS points (or equivalent). There are five scholarship awards available for each of the following courses:

More about the Teesside University International Business School Excellence Scholarships


Offers of scholarships and awards offered by Teesside University are subject to the following conditions:

  • You firmly accepting your offer of a place, enrolling and attending a Teesside University course
  • Where the scholarship or award involves multiple payments or payment over more than one academic year:
    1. your continued engagement on your course;
    2. you successfully progressing on your course; and
    3. you successfully re-enrolling on your course each year for the duration of your course.
  • Where the scholarship or award involves a single payment, that you meet the minimum attendance requirement of three months on your course.

The University reserves the right to cancel, withdraw or limit an award or scholarship in the event you do not meet the above conditions or if you withdraw from or change your course part way through your studies.

Please note, unless otherwise stated, these offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other fee reduction scheme or discount offer. The University reserves the right to withdraw, amend the amount of any reduction or amend the qualifying criteria at any time. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Fees and funding enquiries


Please contact Student Life.