Undergraduate study

Undergraduate scholarships and awards, September 2017 entry

Investing in your future

We are offering a generous funding package if you are a new full-time undergraduate student starting in September 2017. You may be eligible for more than one of these offers.

We are offering generous scholarships and awards if you are a new full-time undergraduate student starting in September 2017. You may be eligible for more than one of these offers. Awards are subject to you firmly accepting your offer of a place, enrolling and attending a Teesside University course.

Please note that these offers are for UK or EU students (as defined by UCAS).
Scholarships for non-UK students

Teesside Kickstart award


We will award you £500 to support you in your first year. You could use it for travel, accommodation or other living expenses.

Teesside Kickstart award eligibility criteria


You are eligible for this award if you are a UK or EU student (as defined by UCAS) and a new entrant on the first year of a full-time undergraduate course, delivered at our Middlesbrough campus (excluding direct Year 2 or 3 entrants and top-up students). You don't need to apply for this award - all eligible students are awarded it automatically six weeks after enrolment - but you must ensure that your bank details are on eVision for this to happen.

Kickstart business award


£1,000 for all new undergraduate students to support you in your first year of study on a Teesside University Business School course. You can use it for travel, accommodation or other living expenses.

Kickstart business award eligibility criteria


You are eligible for this award if you are a UK or EU student (as defined by UCAS), self-funding or sponsored international student, and enrol on a Teesside University Business School full-time undergraduate programme based at our Middlesbrough campus. You don't need to apply for this award - all eligible students are awarded it automatically six weeks after enrolment - but you must ensure that your bank details are on eVision for this to happen.

This award replaces the existing £500 Teesside Kickstart award for eligible students.

Teesside Excellence scholarship


We have a limited number of £1,500 scholarships available if you achieve ABB in A levels, 128 UCAS tariff points or equivalent .

To be eligible for a Teesside Excellence scholarship you must select Teesside University as your firm choice with UCAS. You must be a UK or EU student, as defined by UCAS, and a new entrant on the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree course, delivered at our Middlesbrough campus (excluding direct Year 2 or 3 entrants, top-up and NHS funded students).

Once you have accepted your offer to study here, provided you meet the criteria for eligibility, you are welcome to apply for the scholarship.

If you are successful you will be informed at the start of the academic year, in October, with a one-off payment made by 26 January 2018.
The application deadline for September 2017 entry has now passed.
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Tees Valley Community Foundation scholarship


£5,000 across your programme of study.

To be eligible for a Tees Valley Community Foundation scholarship you must select Teesside University as your firm accepted choice with UCAS and have been resident in the Tees Valley for over two years. Eligible students will be invited to apply in September 2017.

Find out more about the Tees Valley Community Foundation scholarship

Peter Atherton opportunity award


These awards are available if you have successfully completed the first two years of an undergraduate programme delivered by Teesside University Business School, and have made a successful application to secure a 36-week placement year. Eligibility criteria apply.

Marjorie Hearnshaw scholarship


£3,000 award.

To be eligible for a Marjorie Hearnshaw scholarship you must be qualify to receive a maximum maintenance loan and have been resident in the Tees Valley for over two years. Eligible students are invited to apply between November and December 2017.

Dr Ken Home scholarship


£5,000 across your programme of study.

To be eligible for a Dr Ken Home scholarship you must select Teesside University as your firm choice with UCAS and have been resident in the Tees Valley for over two years. Eligible students will be invited to apply in September 2017.

More about the Dr Ken Home scholarship

Brittan scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be applying for a programme of study within our School of Computing, Media & the Arts or School of Science, Engineering & Design. You must select Teesside University as your firm accepted choice with UCAS.

We have two £7,500 scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year - each scholarship is paid across your full programme of study.
More about the Brittan scholarship

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.

Smart card credit


We credit £50 onto your smart card when you enrol on a full-time undergraduate course. You can redeem this against printing and photocopying costs.

Advance card


Our Advance card gives you a helping hand with meeting the costs of your course textbooks.

Collect your Advance card during Welcome Week and get £100 of credit to spend with John Smith's online student store, the UK's leading specialist academic bookseller, subject to eligibility
Find out more

Student Experience Fund


If you're a current student and have a great idea for a project that could make a real difference, why not apply for funding for help to do something amazing? You can apply for up to £2,000 to support you as an individual or as part of a group project.

The University has £150,000 of philanthropic funding to offer our students to help you deliver projects that give you new  opportunities. It may be to increase your access to enterprise and work-related learning opportunities or the chance to undertake a learning experience outside of the UK such as an exchange or field trip. The project must be additional to your standard student experience or programme of study, enhance development and be inspirational to other students.

Applications for the student experience fund for the 2017-18 academic year will open in September.

Call 01642 342277 or email sfo@tees.ac.uk to find out more.

More information


For all fees and funding enquiries, please contact Student Finance.