Nominate your champion

Do you know an exceptional Business or Teaching student from the Sunderland area who is entering their final year of study in 2019/20?

We are looking for our 2019 Sir Tom Cowie Scholar. This prestigious scholarship was launched in 2013 is one of the University's longest-running awards. With two awards of £10,000 this is the largest scholarship the University offers - and the awards are non-means tested, and non-reyable.

Recipients must be:

Full time undergraduate studying a subject discipline related to business or teaching*

At the end of their penultimate year (second year for standard programmes or third year for four year programmes) and on track for a 1st or upper 2:1

They must hail from the immediate Sunderland area and demonstrate financial need. 

To nominate:

Contact with:

Name of student

Their course of study

Why you think they should be awarded the Sir Tom Cowie Scholarship

*Eligible course are:


BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance

BA (Hons) Business and Applied Management

BA (Hons) Business & Financial Management (must be 3 year programme not 1 year top up)

BA (Hons) Business & Management (& extended programme)


All education/teaching undergraduate courses