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The Sir Tom Cowie Excellence Scholarship

The University is the recipient of a generous donation to support local students via the Sir Tom Cowie Excellence Scholarship.

This scholarship honours the memory and motivations of Sir Tom who was a long term benefactor of the University. Recipients must be a full-time undergraduate studying a course in the discipline of either Business* or Education and should be at the end of their penultimate year (second year for standard programmes or third year for four year programmes.) You must be on track for a 1st or high 2:1 degree classification and you must be from the City of Sunderland.

This scholarship is non repayable and is non means tested.
*specific business and education subjects only.

Read about how the Scholarship helped support this year's recipients here.

Alex Bowie

How to Apply

Applications are currently open - deadline for submissions Friday 8th May 2020 at noon.

To apply for the Sir Tom Cowie Scholarship you must complete an application form and submit it to the Development Office. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Development team to discuss their application in line with the specified critera below.

If your application does not meet the requirements then it will not be shortlisted to be put forward to the committee.

View and download the requirement criteria

Education students - view and download an application form

Business students - view and download and application form

Case Studies

Hear how the Sir Tom Cowie Memorial Scholarship has helped create life changing experiences for students:

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