Partner Scholarships

YTL Foundation Scholarship

YTL Foundation is committed to providing opportunities to deserving students who demonstrate leadership potential and represent our core values of hard work, honesty, moral responsibility, togetherness and vitality.

Students who want to pursue a degree in the following courses at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia are encouraged to apply for our scholarship.

  • Accounting & Business Finance
  • Business Finance
  • International Business Management
  • Marketing


  • Applicants have to be Malaysian citizens

Result requirements:

Types of qualification Results
STPM Minimum 2A
A-Levels Minimum 2A
Matriculation & Foundation Minimum CGPA :3.7
IB 36 points

The scholarship offers:

  • Full financial assistance which covers all course related fees
  • Living expenses
  • Laptop fees

The scholarship comes with a 6-year bond period.

Experiences offered:

  • Development programmes  
  • Career opportunities
  • Internships
  • International exchange programmes
  • Opportunities to engage and work with YTL Leaders

The application window is from February 2024 - April 2024. For more information, kindly log on to Our Scholarship - YTL Foundation

Zchwantech Scholarship

The Zchwantech Scholarship Programme offers full coverage of tuition fees and career opportunities for Computing Science students only.


  • Applicant who has been offered and accepted to study as full-time undergraduate student in Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) BSc (Hons) Computing Science programme OR current active HWUM BSc (Hons) Computing Science programme student.
  • Malaysian citizens only.

Result Requirements:

Types of Qualification Results
SPM/ IGCSE or equivalent Minimum 8As
Foundation/ STPM  Minimum CGPA 3.20 / 55% or it's equivalent academic performance 
Current HWUM 2nd Year or 3rd year Computing Science Student Minimum CGPA 3.20 / 55% per academic year*

* Once awarded, the student is to maintain this grade for the rest of the years of the course

  • Applicants that are actively involved in extra-curricular activities will have an added advantage.

How to Apply: 

  1. Fill in Zchwantech Scholarship Programme Core Value Assessment Form.
  2. Fill in Zchwantech Scholarship Programme Application Form and compile all required documents listed in Section G.
  3. Email to 

Download the forms here: Zchwantech Scholarship Programme Core Value Assessment Form and Zchwantech Scholarship Programme Application Form

Application Timeline: On-going

The successful scholar is required to serve a scholarship bond upon graduation from the programme, in the form of full-time employment, with the scholarship sponsor. The bond period is subject to the scholarship sponsor's policies and guidelines. In the event that an employment is offered by the Sponsor to the Sponsored Student, the Sponsored Student shall work in the company to be designated by the Sponsor (eg: the Sponsored Student is to work for one (1) year for receiving one year of Sponsorship).

Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay Scholarship

Applications are currently closed until further notice.

The Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay Scholarship Programme was established to widen access to quality UK higher education for Malaysian students. 

Working together, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia and YTL aim to empower students in impacting lives and becoming catalyst of change. 

Scholarships are applicable to the following undergraduate programmes:

  • Accounting and Business Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computing Science
  • International Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Psychology with Management
  • Quantity Surveying


  • All Malaysian students who sat for STPM/ UEC or an equivalent examination, and who is planning to pursue studies at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.

Academic Requirements

  • A-Levels - ABB
  • STPM - ABB
  • IB - 30 pts
  • CPU - 80%
  • UEC - 12 points (Best of 5 subjects)
  • ATAR - 80% or equivalent

How to apply: 

100% or 50% contingent upon an interview with University staff.

All applicants need to attend the interview. For 100% scholarships, preference will be given to students who have financial need. Interviews are done online via Microsoft Teams. Interview dates will be notified once an application for this scholarship is made.

Complete the application form and submit together with the necessary supporting documents to the Scholarship and Financial Unit at

Download the application form here: Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay Scholarship Programme Application Form

Sin Chew Education Fund Scholarship

Sin Chew Education Fund was established to aid poor or needy students to further their tertiary studies in Malaysia.

In partnership with Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, Sin Chew offers scholarships to the following programmes:

Foundation leading to degree in:

  • MEng Chemical Engineering
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering
  • MEng Civil Engineering
  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science
  • BSc (Hons) Statistical Data Science 
  • MA (Hons) Accounting and Business Finance
  • MA (Hons) Business and Finance
  • MA (Hons) International Business Management
  • MA (Hons) Marketing
  • BBA (Hons) Bachelor of Business Administration
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology 
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with Management
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying 
  • BSc (Hons) Computing Science

Applicants must fulfil the following academic requirements:

  • A Levels/STPM: AAB
  • UEC: 6A
  • IB Diploma: 32 pts
  • CPU: 85%
  • ATAR: 85%
  • Matriculation/Foundation/Diploma from other institution: CGPA 3.5 or 90%

How to apply:

  1. Applicant is required to register online as a member via Sin Chew Daily Education Fund Official website.
  2. Once successfully registered, the applicant must log in to activate the E-application form through Sin Chew Education Fund website.
  3. The E-application form must be completely filled and printed out.
  4. Upon signing the printed application form, please attach the relevant documents, and post to the address as shown below.
  5. Picture reference for documents submission: download.

Sin Chew Daily Education Fund
Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad (Corp Comm & Promotion Dept)
19 Jalan Semangat,
46200 Petaling Jaya,

Note: Proof of posting is not proof of receipt.

The Star Education Fund Scholarship

The Star Education Fund scholarship is offered under the collaboration between Star Media Group with Heriot-Watt University Malaysia to provide higher education opportunities to deserving young Malaysians.

Scholarships are applicable to the following programmes:

Foundation leading to or direct entry to degree in:

  • MEng Chemical Engineering
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering
  • MEng Civil Engineering
  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering


  • Malaysian citizens not more than 25 years of age.
  • Excel in extra-curricular activities or active in sports.
  • Not bonded to or in receipt of any financial aid or awards from other educational institutions or organisations.
  • Possess reasonably good result in SPM / UEC or equivalent (for Foundation course).
  • Possess reasonably good results in STPM / UEC or equivalent (for Degree courses).

How to apply:

Please read through The Guide HERE before applying.

To apply, please click HERE

Only shortlisted scholarship applicants will be notified.

For further enquiries, email or call 03-7967 1388 ext. 1642 / 1643