Undergraduate study

Undergraduate scholarships and awards, September 2018 entry

Investing in your future

We offer a generous funding package if you are a new full-time undergraduate student starting in September 2018. Find out more below - you could be eligible for more than one of these offers.

All 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 full-time UK or EU students (as defined by UCAS).
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
  • up to £300 credit that can be used to purchase course texts.

To be eligible for Teesside University Advance you must be a new entrant enrolling on Year 0 or 1 (this excludes direct entrants onto Years 2 or 3 or students repeating any year) as a full-time undergraduate degree student for the 2018-19 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.

More about Teesside University Advance

Tees Valley Community Foundation scholarship


£5,000 across your programme of study.

You could be eligible for a Tees Valley Community Foundation scholarship if you have been resident in the Tees Valley for over two years and select Teesside University as your firm choice with UCAS. Eligible students will be invited to apply in September 2018.
More about the Tees Valley Community Foundation scholarship


Marjorie Hearnshaw scholarship


£3,000 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 September 2018.
More about the Marjorie Hearnshaw scholarship


Dr Ken Home scholarship


£5,000 across your programme of study.

You could be eligible for a Dr Ken Home scholarship if you have been resident in the Tees Valley for over two years and select Teesside University as your firm choice with UCAS. Eligible students are invited to apply in September 2018.
More about the Dr Ken Home scholarship


Brittan scholarship


Two £7,500 scholarships for 2018-19 paid across your full programme of study.

If you apply for a course within our School of Computing, Media & the Arts or School of Science, Engineering & Design, 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


Student Experience Fund


If you're a current student and have a great idea for a project that could make a real difference, you can 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.

Drop into one of our information sessions in the Students' Union in October and November 2018 to find out more.
More about the Student Experience Fund


Teesside Sanctuary award


Teesside University is committed to the economic, social and cultural success of its students and its local communities, and embraces diversity and opposes prejudice and injustice. Our Sanctuary award offers support for up to five students, three for undergraduate and two for postgraduate courses. The Sanctuary award covers your course fees and contributes towards your study costs through a learning bursary.
More about the Teesside Sanctuary award

Success Photography scholarship


Two awards worth £2,500.

If you are applying to study BA (Hons) Film and Television Production or BA (Hons) Fine Art full-time, and your household income is below £25,000, you could be eligible for a Success Photography scholarship. Eligible students are invited to apply in September 2018.
More about the Success Photography scholarship

Care leaver bursary


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


International scholarships


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

More information


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