Undergraduate study

Scholarships: Peter Atherton Opportunities Award

Are you considering a placement year in 2017-18 but concerned that living costs are deterring you from applying?

Then why not apply for the Peter Atherton opportunity award? There are two awards being made for 2017-18, each worth £2,500.

Peter Atherton is a donor to Teesside University, sponsoring his own placement scholarship fund for Teesside University Business School. Peter graduated from the University in 1987 gaining a BA (Hons) Public Administration. He is currently a consultant in the energies sector after previously holding senior roles at Citi Group, Liberum Capital and Jefferies. He is one of the country's top ranked equity analysts and an acknowledged expert on the renewable energy industries.

To be eligible for this award, you must:

  • live or have lived for a substantial proportion of your life in the Tees Valley or North Yorkshire region
  • have successfully completed the first two years of an undergraduate programme delivered by Teesside University Business School
  • have made a successful application to secure a 36-week placement year
  • demonstrate how the funds will provide an opportunity to participate in a placement year that would be otherwise unaffordable.
  • The deadline to apply for the Peter Atherton opportunity award is 27 April 2018. You will undertake your placement during the 2018-19 academic year.

    Successful applicants will be notified by 18 May 2018.

    To apply, email SSSBL_Placements@tees.ac.uk to request an application form.

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