The Alumni Scholarship Scheme, applicable to many Postgraduate taught courses across the University, is open to all Heriot-Watt Alumni who have previously been registered for one year or more on a Heriot-Watt degree course.

For students on a one-year full-time course the value of the Scholarship is 20% of the tuition-fee level. For part-time or other modes of study the value is pro-rata to the above level, up to a maximum of 20% of a one-year fee.

Please check the terms of the Alumni Scholarship Scheme for list of eligible courses and exceptions.  Please note that the Erasmus Mundus programmes are not eligible.

Chemical Engineering


  • Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, MSc / Diploma / Certificate

Electrical, Electronic & Computer Engineering

Mechanical Engineering


If you wish to apply for postgraduate study and a scholarship please email

Please include:

  • Your name.
  • The name of the MSc or postgraduate programmes which you are interested in applying for.
  • The name of your previous degree or course at Heriot-Watt and year of graduation.
  • Your student id number (if known).
  • Have you already submitted your online application?