UK campuses

Each year, hundreds of students enhance their educational experience through a variety of Heriot-Watt and externally funded scholarships, including opportunities funded by the University's generous alumni community, based all over the globe.

The University supports scholarship provision with:

  • £10m to support fees scholarships (including £3m for rest of UK (RUK) students)
  • £1.5m to support maintenance (living cost) bursaries for RUK students.
  • £7.5m to support scholarships and bursary payments to home/EU/overseas students.

Scottish students

There are a number of bursaries and scholarships available to Scottish students. In particular the University offers access bursaries to students from low income families, those with prior experience of care and other widening access backgrounds.

Search our undergraduate scholarships page (see below) for other opportunities.

International merit awards

Heriot-Watt University welcomes students from all over the world. Our International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Merit Awards are designed to help you fund your studies with us on any of our Edinburgh-based undergraduate or taught postgraduate programmes at our UK campuses.

Browse our scholarships and bursaries

MENA and Pakistan Scholarship

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Key fact

We disburse over £6 million a year in fee and stipend scholarships - more than 400 students benefit from scholarship awards.