Annual Fund Applications 2019

Deadline extended: Friday 8 March 2019, 10.00 (GMT)

Please Note: Applications can be submitted electronically to or as a hard copy to room 2.07, Scott Russell Building, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Campus EH14 4AS. 

Submissions can be edited up until the new deadline of 8 March 2019.

The Annual Fund supports student-related projects each year thanks to the generous donations of the University’s alumni and friends. 

The Fund exists to enhance all aspects of student experience at Heriot-Watt by allowing you to undertake innovative projects, perform on a global stage, or expand your professional network. Projects should have a demonstrable impact on the wider student population.

The Annual Fund is managed by a committee of representatives from the student, staff and alumni communities. 

Applications close at 10.00 on Monday 4 March. 

In order to be accepted all applications must be complete on submission, this includes all required references. 

A decision will be made within six weeks of the closing date.

For more information on the application process please email Eve MacDonald

Please note our Application guidelines.

Application Forms must be typed.

Examples of previous successful application include:

HW Racing: Students come together to build a car and compete against other universities at Silverstone ever year.

First Aid Africa: Students from across the University travel to remote villages in sub-saharan Africa to teach life-saving first aid skills. 

You can hear more about previous grants in the video below.