Undergraduate study

Peter Atherton opportunity award

Investing in your future

Are you considering a placement year in 2018-19 but living costs are deterring you from applying? The Peter Atherton opportunity award could help you.

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.

Two scholarships available for the 2018-19 academic year

Two awards are available for 2018-19, each worth £2,500.

Peter Atherton opportunity award eligibility

To apply 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.

  • How to apply

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

    The deadline to apply for the Peter Atherton opportunity award is Friday 27 April 2018. You will undertake your placement during the 2018-19 academic year.

    Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 18 May 2018. If you have not heard by this date then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.


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