Scholarships for non-UK students

Find out if you are eligible to receive additional funding


Teesside University offers a wide range of scholarships to International and EU students. To find out if you are eligible, select the dropdown menu for more information.

International (non-EU) scholarships

Teesside University International Scholarship

For programmes starting from January 2018

You may be eligible for a scholarship of £1000 or £1500 in your first year of study if you are an international (non-European Union) student studying on a foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

The scholarships are available to international (non-EU) students who apply with higher than average grades or English language ability. You can find full details and eligibility criteria here.


Teesside University - British Council Great Scholarship China

For postgraduate taught programmes in September 2018 - Chinese applicants only

We have four scholarships, each of £5,500, available to Chinese students enrolling on postgraduate programmes in September 2018/19. Candidates will be automatically considered for this scholarship; no separate scholarship application is necessary.

To read about the Teesside University – British Council GREAT Scholarship 2018 in Mandarin, visit our China website

Only four scholarships available. Find out more


Kickstart business award

£1,000 for all new undergraduate students to support you in your first year of study . You can use it for travel, accommodation or other living expenses.

You are eligible for this award if you are a UK or EU student (as defined by UCAS), or if you are a self-funding or sponsored international student, and enrol on a Teesside University Business School full-time undergraduate programme based at our Middlesbrough campus.

Study level: Undergraduate
Who can apply: Self-funded and sponsored international (non-European Union) students and UK or EU students (as defined by UCAS) on eligible undergraduate business and management courses

Eligible courses:

3 years full-time or 4 years including placement year

Accounting and Finance, BA (Hons)
Business with Accountancy, BA (Hons) *
Business with Enterprise and Innovation, BA (Hons) *
Business with Human Resource Management, BA (Hons) *
Business with International Management, BA (Hons) *
Business Management, BA (Hons)
Business with Marketing, BA (Hons) *                  
Business with Tourism, BA (Hons) *      
Digital Marketing, BSc (Hons)
Economics, BA (Hons)
Law with Business Management, LLB (Hons)
Marketing, BA (Hons)
Sports Management and Marketing, BA (Hons)

3 years full-time

Psychology with Business, BSc (Hons)

4 years full-time or 5 years including foundation year and placement year

BA (Hons) Business with Accountancy (Extended)*
BA (Hons) Business with Enterprise and Innovation (Extended)*
BA (Hons) Business with Human Resource Management (Extended)*
BA (Hons) Business with International Management (Extended)* 
BA (Hons) Business with Marketing (Extended)* 
BA (Hons) Business with Tourism (Extended)*
BA (Hons) Business Management (Extended)*

Top-ups, 1 year full-time

Business Finance and Accounting (Top-up), BA (Hons)
International Business Management (Top-up), BA (Hons)
Tourism Management (Top-up), BA (Hons)
International Business with Finance (Top-up), BA (Hons) *
International Business with Human Resource Management (Top-up), BA (Hons) *
International Business with Marketing (Top-up), BA (Hons) *

*Subject to approval

Early Payment Discount

If you are an international (non-EU) fee-paying, full-time student at Teesside University and pay your fees in full before you enrol, you get a £400 discount.

Study level: Foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, research
Who can apply: International (non-European Union) students
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Staying-on Bonus

If you are an undergraduate international student (non-European Union) at Teesside University and wish to progress to postgraduate study - or if you complete a master's with us and progress a new postgraduate programme, you are eligible for a £1,000 staying-on bonus.

You will only receive the bonus if you apply directly to us and don't use an agent.

The £1,000 is awarded as a discount on your first-year fees for the next programme.

Study level: Postgraduate
Who can apply: International (non-European Union) students
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Chevening Scholarship, UK government’s international awards scheme

Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, scholarship recipients are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world. Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Study level: Postgraduate master’s programmes
Who can apply: International (non-European Union) students
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Vietnam International Education Development (VIED)

The Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) under the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) are collaborating with Teesside University to provide high quality research education and training to qualified students from Vietnam.
Teesside University will offer successful candidates a joint scholarship each year to students from Vietnam who have received the VIED Scholarship.

Study level: PhD
Who can apply: Vietnamese students
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Indonesia - UK Ristekdikti

Ministry of Research, Science & Technology, Indonesia, scheme offering fully funded scholarships to faculty members at Indonesian universities and DIKTI members.

Study level: PhD for permanent or prospective members of faculty at Indonesian universities
Who can apply: Indonesian students
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Commonwealth Scholarships

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission aims to contribute to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, support excellence in UK higher education, and sustain the principles of the Commonwealth. Candidates are selected on the basis of merit and their potential to contribute to the needs of their home countries.

Study level: Postgraduate
Who can apply: International students from Commonwealth countries for information.
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EU scholarships


Tees Kickstart

Teesside University will award you £500 to support you in your first year. You could use it for travel, accommodation or other living expenses. Awards are subject to you firmly accepting your offer of a place and formally enrolling on a Teesside University course (delivered on the main campus) at the start of term.

Study level: Undergraduate
Who can apply: UK/EU students (not including Channel Islands or Isle of Man)
More Information: Fulltime scholarships | Postgraduate programme fees for EU students

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