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Dean Benson Scholarship


2024-25 academic year

2 scholarships available

Subjects: Computing, Games development, Games design

  • Applications open
    01 January 2024
  • Applications close
    23 October 2024

About this scholarship

You may be eligible for £6,000 if you study a computing, games development or games programming course, have a TS postcode and are facing financial difficulty.

You are considered based on the financial circumstances demonstrated in your application statement and other applicant data available to the University. This scholarship can’t be accepted in conjunction with any other scholarship disbursed by the University.

Courses include:

  • BSc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security
  • BSc (Hons) Games Development
  • BSc (Hons) Games Programming
  • BSc (Hons) Information Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Software Engineering


To apply for one of these scholarships you must:

  • be applying for the first year of a three-year degree, not a foundation year
  • have a TS postcode and have lived for a substantial period of time in the region
  • select Teesside University as your firm choice institution with UCAS
  • clearly outline your financial circumstances in your application and how the scholarship funds will help your studies.

How to apply

Awards are made at the discretion of the Scholarships Panel, who may consider your financial background, prior academic performance, as well as other information provided through your application and at any subsequent interview.

The closing date for applications is 23 October 2024.

Apply now

About the donor

Dean Benson is a Teesside alumnus and the CEO and Founder of Visualsoft, a successful e-commerce platform company based in the region.

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