Heriot-Watt University Scholarships
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Scholarship
Since opening our doors in Malaysia, we’ve made it possible for women in the ASEAN region to gain access to quality teaching and learning in the field of Engineering and Science. Committed to widening access, and reducing the gender gap in this field, we have developed this scholarship especially for woman who want to pursue a career in Engineering and Science.
Applications are open at both the Foundation and Undergraduate levels. Applications are accepted for those applying to both Foundation in Science and Foundation in Business with the intention to pursue any of the following undergraduate programmes:
- Civil Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Construction Project Management
- Computing Science
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Quantity Surveying
- Meets academic requirements below
|Undergraduate||HWUM Foundation Award 'A' average/ A Levels ABB / STPM ABB / IB 30 pts / CPU 80% / UEC 10 points / ATAR 80% or equivalent|
|Foundation||SPM 6As / IGCSE 5As and above|
|Scholarship Award||50% contingent upon an interview with University staff|
The following criteria will be considered for your application:
- Academic excellence
- Extra-curricular involvement
- Leadership skills
- Passion in STEM
Other application requirements:
- A 1-minute video pitch outlining your passion for STEM and how your current experience will shape your role as a future leader in STEM-related careers for the next ten years. You are required to upload the video on Youtube as a private but shareable link.
- A written personal statement
|Intake||Level of study||Application Closing Date|
|January 2023||Undergraduate Programme||3 December 2022|
|April 2023||Foundation Programme||25 March 2023|
|July 2023||Foundation Programme||24 June 2023|
|September 2023||Undergraduate Programme||1 August 2023|
|September 2023||Foundation Programme||1 August 2023|
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to apply.
Foundation Excellence Award
Student who have achieved Grade A (i.e., 70% average score and above) in Heriot-Watt University Malaysia's foundation programme will be awarded a RM12,500 scholarship per year for the entire duration of their undergraduate study, subject to them achieving Grade A (i.e., 70% average score and above) in each academic year and the entire duration of study, failing which, the scholarship will be revoked with immediate effect and there shall be no continuation nor reinstatement thereafter.
High Achiever's Scholarship for Foundation Programme
We offer a range of scholarships to high achievers based on the tier below for our Foundation programmes.
|SPM Results||O Levels Results||Annual Tuition Fee Waiver|
|9As (A+, A, A-) and above||8As and above||RM 10,000|
|8As (A+, A, A-)||7As||RM 8,000|
|7As (A+, A, A-)||6As||RM 7,000|
|6As (A+, A, A-)||5As||RM 6,000|
|5As (A+, A, A-)||4As||RM 4,000*|
*Applicable for September 2023 intake and onwards only.
High Achiever's Scholarship for Undergraduate Programme
We offer a range of scholarships to high achievers based on the tier below for our undergraduate programmes.
|RM 12,000 per year||RM 8,000 per year||RM 5,000 per year|
|UEC (Best of 5 subjects)||8 points||10 points||12 points|
|IB||37 points||33 points||30 points|
|SMA 3||Average 9.5||Average 9.0||Average 8.5|
|Foundation/Matriculation/Diploma from other institutions (may be subjected to further assessment from HWUM)||CGPA 3.75||CGPA 3.50||CGPA 3.30|
Students are required to maintain 70% average (Grade A) every academic year.