About the Scholarship
This prestigious scholarship recognises applications from outstanding students who can demonstrate their skills and commitment to becoming future global leaders. A one-off payment of £5,000 is allocated as a fee waiver in the first year of study.
Point of entry: For students enrolling in September 2019.
Eligibility criteria: To be eligible to apply for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship, you will:
Please note: The Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship may not be used in conjunction with any other Teesside University Scholarship or Staying-On bonus. Successful applicants may still receive the £500 discount for early payment of their fees.
Deadline for applications: Friday 5 April 2019
Conditions of the Scholarship:
Successful recipients of the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship will be required to act as an ambassador for the University for the duration of your studies, which may involve but is not limited to the following:
You are also required to continue to engage with the University as a valued member of our global alumni.
Applicants are required to submit a personal statement as an application of no more than 500 words, which demonstrates:
A University panel will select applicants to receive the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship based on the most promising students who meet the eligibility criteria.
The deadline for applications to be considered in the first round of assessments closed on Friday 5 April 2019. The University aims to inform applicants of outcome by Friday 3 May 2019.
The window for applications remains open until Friday 10 May, the University aims to inform applicants who apply during this second window of the outcome by Friday 7 June 2019.
January 2019 Scholarship recipients
MSc Project Management
"My aim for the next two years is to obtain a master’s degree in Project Management with Advanced Practice. I will be happy to become a project manager, step out as a global leader, and use my research capabilities to help alleviate the housing deficit in my country and the world at large."
"I believe technology will go a long way to solve problems we face today and because of this, I pursued Information Technology with Education so I can effectively share knowledge I have gained with others through my teaching career."
MSc Mechanical Engineering (with Advanced Practice)
"Being a student at Teesside University I feel that I will get practical, fundamental, and advanced knowledge. Teesside University course modules are exactly related to the manufacturing industry and the University provides problem solving skills, research and techniques. My future aim is to increase fuel efficiency of mechanical vehicles and instruments and my master’s course knowledge will help me to achieve this."
Shalin Puthiyottil Shajay
MSc Project Management (with Advanced Practice)
"I believe that studying at Teesside University will allow me to gain self-confidence, have international exposure and I will work hard to make sure that I contribute to the great history of Teesside University."
MSc Food Processing Engineering (with Advanced Practice)
"In the next two years at Teesside University, I aim to understand all aspects of the food processing industry in the UK, this will help me start my career in consultancy and advocacy when I return to Ghana."
MSc Food Processing Engineering
"Being from an underdeveloped country, I believe that studying at Teesside will provide exposure to the advanced level of food processing technology. Hence, this will bolster my chances of further career progression in the areas of food plant engineering, design and management."
MSC Civil and Structural Engineering (with Advanced Practice)
"I am optimistic that a master’s in Civil and Structural Engineering at Teesside University will give me the rare privilege of learning from and working with some of the best faculty in the field."
September 2018 Scholarship recipients
MSc Instrumental and Control Engineering
"I am confident that Teesside University will lead me close to my future goals. After completing the MSc degree, I hope to become a control and instrumentation engineer, working in the petrochemical sector or fields including oil and gas."
Emmanuel Selasi Asumadu Agbefe
MPH Public Health
"I have completed my education and dedicated my life to serving the less privileged in our society by taking free medical care to them. I really hope to have a greater impact in the near future as my dream is to join the WHO where together we can make our world healthier and more peaceful."
Eslam Ahmed Mohamed Adel Mohamed Eldoky
BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering
"I am looking forward to completing my degree in Aerospace Engineering at Teesside University to expand my theoretical and practical understanding of the subject and to prepare me for a career in the aerodynamics field."
Meroline Itambi Ambu Epse Asaah
MSc Energy and Environmental Management
"My country, Cameroon, is a third world country with high poverty rates, many killer diseases and a poorly managed environment. Therefore, there is a need for experts in this sector and I strongly believe Teesside University is the best place for me to develop the knowledge needed to address the needs of my country."
BA (Hons) Concept Art
"Having completed a heavily skill-based syllabus in Malaysia, I sought a curriculum that teaches thought process and I found that Teesside University has the correct set of classes for me. I am optimistic about my study at Teesside University and I will work hard to make sure that in the future, I will become a part in the ever-growing industry of entertainment."
Pearl Neo Canny Cunningham
MA Multimedia Public Relations
"I want change in the media world, not only in Africa, but also across the world. Being given the opportunity to study at Teesside University has been a dream, an honour and privilege. I pledge myself to be an excellent global leader and ambassador of Teesside University."
MSc Petroleum Engineering (with Advanced Practice)
"MSc at Teesside University will increase my practical knowledge in the field of the petroleum industry and I cannot wait to be part of the vibrant community of professionals looking to advance in the field of petroleum engineering. After completion of my degree, I plan to return to my Pakistan where I intend to deploy knowledge and skills acquired from the MSC programme to develop sustainable energy solutions."