£1,200 Beth Mead International Scholarship for Women in Sports at Teesside University in United Kingdom 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on April 27, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Teesside University Middlesbrough Tees Valley TS1 3BX  UK T: 01642 218121 E: [email protected] E: International Inquiries

To support the International Women who are into sports or athletes, Teesside University offers the Beth Mead Scholarship for four female football students who want to pursue their undergraduate and graduate program along with continuing their football training. The successful students who will be awarded the scholarship can undertake their undergraduate or postgraduate education in any eligible courses offered by the university.

This scholarship is great news and will provide more opportunities and support to enable footballers in the region to develop and reach their full potential. The sponsorship wishes the university success in introducing these scholarships and will continue to support them as part of the successful partnership.

Beth Mead International Scholarship

The Beth Mead International Scholarship created by Teesside University is in partnership with Beth Mead and the Arsenal Women and England Football players and BA Sports Developments graduates at the university.

The university wants to extend its appreciation to Beth Mead for the scholarship support and will be awarded four scholarships to the eligible international women in sport for the academic year of 2022-2023, with a total value of £1,200 each during the duration of their courses at the Teesside University.

Beth Mead is an active ambassador of the scholarship and she will be supporting the scholars by giving mentors three times a week. This support is available to athletes undergoing an open enrollment process all of who have the potential to develop and enhance Teesside University’s reputation through international sporting achievements.

Beth graduated from Teesside University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in sports development and was part of an elite athletic program that helped her achieve her sporting goals.

After graduating, Beth achieved phenomenal success as a professional player for Sunderland before joining Arsenal where she currently plays. The striker is a member of the national team and will represent England at the 2019 Women’s World Cup. She was also named the 2016 PFA Young Player of the Year.

Scholarship Provider: Teesside University 

About the Provider 

Teesside University has joined a national campaign to promote the benefits of higher education. Manufacturers ITN have partnered with universities in the UK to create an online program, presented by Natasha Kaplinski.

The University will be applying and generating the right knowledge, skills, and conduct for the social and economic, cultural success of each individual, partner, and community that the university serves. By giving the right education in research, engagements with the professionals and businesses, innovations the university can change everyone’s lives and economics. The Teesside University aims to be the leading university with its international reputation for serving and providing a high-quality education to outstanding students and a learning experience underpinned by professions, research, and the enterprise.

Teesside University’s commitment to the staff, students and the community is absolute. Their local presence from a business school in the heart of campus to MIMA in downtown Middlesbrough to the National Horizons Center in Darlington – engages civil society and drives positive social impact, playing an important role in the regeneration of our local ecosystem.

The university’s global position will enable them to develop important relationships in key markets, leverage our international soft power and position ourselves as a gateway to regional commercial success.

Their ambition to create positive change and operate as a responsible and ethical organization is enshrined in the Teesside University Charter for Social Impact. The charter framework includes mission-oriented work to promote diversity, social mobility, and inclusions, ensure quality and stimulate regional economies and research.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2022-2023
  • Degree Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
  • Field: Any eligible courses offered by the university
  • Number of Awards: 4
  • Duration: NA
  • Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
  • Applicant’s Nationality: International
  • Scholarship Awards: £1,200 and more benefits included
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes
  • Gender: Female


Before proceeding with the application, interested students must meet the eligibility criteria of the scholarship below:

  • Must be an International or local student.
  • A woman into sports specifically football.
  • The students must be able to contribute to sports positivity at the university through an international level of sports performance.
  • Interested applicants must be able to achieve a place on the offer at the university successfully and be able to commence their higher education for the academic year of 2022-2023.
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students are eligible to apply for any eligible courses offered by the university.

Application Process

Application for the scholarship is now open and the interested eligible students can access the application through an online portal provided by Teesside University. Fours scholarship numbers will be available the scholarship is on a first come first serve basis only.

The application must be able to complete and submitted before the deadline. The places offered are only limited and the panel of senior staff of the university will be reviewing all the applications and the award will be assessed on the strength of the submitted information of the applicants on the application form. Meeting all the criteria will not guarantee the students that they will be receiving the awards, however, all scholarship applications will be subject to the successful admission of the candidates in any eligible chosen courses the students.

Application Notification 

The successful applicants will be notified after the deadline period of application at the latest four weeks but will not be able to receive the scholarship awards unless they are successfully admitted to Teesside University.

Scholarship benefits 

To better support the Women in Athletes the scholarship will be providing the following benefits:

  • One on one mentoring with Beth Meads
  • Conditioning and strengthening support
  • Sports massage, therapy, and Physiotherapy
  • Biomechanical Assessments
  • Sports Psychology Supports
  • Bespoke Nutritional Support
  • Lifestyle Supports
  • Personalized Sport Science Supports
  • A signed shirt by Beth Mead
  • Branded Teesside kits
  • Access to the state of the art campus and facilities
  • Gym membership support

The scholarship award also includes a bursary with a total value of £1,200 each for four successful individuals.

Scholarship Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the scholarship application is until August 31, 2022. The commencement will start in September 2022.

Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.

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