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Undergraduate study

Undergraduate scholarships and awards

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We offer a generous funding package if you are a new full-time undergraduate student starting in September 2022 or January 2023. Find out more below - you could be eligible for more than one of these offers.

Undergraduate scholarships and awards

All awards are subject to you firmly accepting your offer of a place, enrolling and attending a Teesside University course.

Payment(s) are made in the January after you have been allocated your award. If your award provides support over the duration of your course, subsequent payments are made at the start of each academic year.

Please note that these offers are for full-time UK students only.
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
  • £100 credit for each academic year (up to a maximum of £300) to purchase learning resources from the online bookstore.

To be eligible for Teesside University Advance you must be a new entrant enrolling on Year 0 or Year 1, or a direct entrant onto Year 2, as a full-time undergraduate degree student for the 2021-22 or 2022-23 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. Direct Year 3 entrants can borrow an iPad and they receive £100 online Advance credit. Students repeating Year 3 or progressing to Year 3 with reduced credit after repeating Year 2 study are excluded.
More about Teesside University Advance

Beth Mead Scholarship


Four scholarships are available, with a bursary of £1,200 awarded to each scholar across the duration of their three-year degree.

To be eligible, scholars must be a national, international and or a professional female footballer who can contribute positively to sport at Teesside University through high level sports performance.
More about the Beth Mead Scholarship

Brittan Scholarship


Two £7,500 scholarships paid across your full programme of study.

If you apply for a course within our School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies, 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

Care leaver bursary


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

Dean Benson Scholarship


If you have a TS postcode and have lived for a substantial period of time in the region and have applied to study a computer science or related undergraduate course, you may be invited to apply for one of the Dean Benson Scholarships.
More about our Dean Benson scholarship

Franc Roddam Scholarship


If you are applying to study BA (Hons) Film and Television Production within the School of Arts & Creative Industries you could be eligible for a scholarship worth £6,000.
More about our Franc Roddam scholarship

George Friend Scholarship


If you are applying to Teesside University Football Academy, you could be eligible for a scholarship worth £1,000.
More about our George Friend scholarship

International Scholarships


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

Kellas Midstream Clean Energy Scholarship


Teesside University, in partnership with Kellas Midstream, is offering two £27,000 Kellas Midstream Clean Energy Scholarships to support high-achieving and committed students on our BEng (Hons) Energy Engineering degree.

These scholarships are available as part of the University's wider partnership work with Kellas Midstream to facilitate change in the energy sector by building new business opportunities around net zero.
More about international scholarships

Dr Ken Home Scholarship


£2,000 across your programme of study.

You could be eligible for a Dr Ken Home scholarship if you have applied to study on an engineering programme within the School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies, been resident in the Tees Valley for over two years and select Teesside University as your firm choice with UCAS.
More about the Dr Ken Home scholarship

Performance Sport Scholarship Programme


You could get access to state-of-the-art equipment and expertise, and financial help. This scholarship is open to students who are athletes at international level or with exceptional international potential.
More about our Performance Sport Scholarship Programme

Professor Jane Turner Scholarship


If you are female, applying for an undergraduate course within Teesside University International Business School, have a TS postcode with a low participation rate in higher education, you are eligible to apply for the Professor Jane Turner Scholarship.

You must select Teesside University as your first choice institution with UCAS.
More about our Professor Jane Turner scholarship

The Atherton Scholarship


If you are applying to study at Teesside University International Business School, you could be eligible for a £2,500.
More about our Atherton Scholarship

The Teesside Charity Scholarship


Teesside University has partnered with The Teesside Charity to create a £5,000 scholarship to support a student from our region to study for an undergraduate degree here and realise their full potential.

You could be eligible for this scholarship if you're applying to study a course within Teesside University International Business School or a computing course within the School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies (check the eligible list).
Find out more about The Teesside Charity Scholarship

Teesside Sanctuary Award for students seeking asylum


Five scholarships available for the 2022-23 academic year (three for undergraduate and two for postgraduate, excluding doctoral study).

Teesside University is committed to the economic, social and cultural success of our students and local communities. The University embraces diversity and opposes prejudice and injustice.

The Sanctuary award covers your course fees and contributes towards your other study costs through a learning bursary, which is made up of two payments within each academic year. The first is paid once you have enrolled on your course, and the second at the start of semester two.
More about the Teesside Sanctuary award

Teesside University International Business School Accommodation Award


This award provides £2,000 off first year University accommodation for Teesside University International Business School undergraduate students who live outside of the TS postcode area.
More about the Teesside University International Business School Accommodation Award

Teesside University International Business School Excellence Scholarships


We are offering 15 scholarships worth £2,000 each for Teesside University International Business School applicants who achieve a minimum entry tariff of 128 UCAS points (or equivalent). There are five scholarship awards available for each of the following courses:

More about the Teesside University International Business School Excellence 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 if you don't meet the above conditions or if you withdraw from or change your course part way (such as transfer to a degree apprenticeship) through your studies.

Please note, unless otherwise stated, these offers can't 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 doesn't affect your statutory rights.

Fees and funding enquiries


Please contact Student Life.