High Achiever Scholarships

We offer a range of Scholarships including High Achiever's Scholarships, Financial Hardship Scholarships and our Inaugural Undergraduate Scholarships on new programmes for 2017.

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation High Achiever's Scholarship (HAS)
Results Fee Waiver
SPM 7-8 A’s 25% off total tuition fee
SPM 9-10 A’s 30% off total tuition fee
SPM 11-12 A’s 35% off total tuition fee
O Levels 7-8 A’s 25% off total tuition fee
O Levels 9-10 A’s 30% off total tuition fee
O Levels 11-12 A’s 35% off total tuition fee

*Students who maintain Grade A/70% average in Foundation are awarded with a 35% scholarship when progressing into undergraduate study. 

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Undergraduate High Achiever's Scholarship (HAS)
Results Fee Waiver
A levels AAB / STPM AAB / UEC 6A /
IB 32 pts / CPU 85% / ATAR 85% / SMA 3 – Average 8.5
20% off first year tuition fee
UEC 7A / SMA 3 – Average 9.0 25% off first year tuition fee
A levels AAA / STPM AAA /
IB 37 pts / CPU 90% / ATAR 90% / SMA 3 – Average 9.5
30% off first year tuition fee
Foundation Excellence Award
(‘A’ average on the HWUM Foundation Programme)
35% off first year tuition fee

Matriculation/Foundation/Diploma from other institutions - CGPA 3.5 or 90% and above

20% - 30% off first year tuition fee

*Students and non-scholarship holders who maintain Grade A/70% average in undergraduate study will be awarded with a 35% scholarship during progressing into following year of the undergraduate study

Download full details of our Scholarship Schemes:

Malaysian Students

International Students

We also offer the following discounts:

Financial Hardship Scholarships

For Malaysian students who are eligible for HAS only.

Scholarships with a fee waiver of 50% or 100% off total tuition fees are available for high achieving Malaysian students who have proof of financial hardship. The scholarships are available for students pursuing both Foundation and Undergraduate studies.

Students applying for the scholarship should have the following before going through an interview for a panel assessment:

  • Excellent academic results (min. eligible for HAS)
  • Proof of financial hardship
Deadlines for Financial Hardship Scholarship Applications
Intake Financial Hardship Application Deadline
April (Foundation only) 5 March 2018
July (Foundation only) 18 June 2018
September (Undergraduate only) 30 July 2018

Petroleum Engineering Scholarship

Students applying to the Petroleum Engineering postgraduate programme in the September 2018 Intake would be granted a 25% tuition fees waiver.

Heriot-Watt Alumni Waiver

(For Postgraduate Studies only)

A fee waiver of 20% is granted to alumni of Heriot-Watt University who register for postgraduate programmes of study at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. This discount does not apply to the MBA programme and is awarded on receipt of documentary evidence of an undergraduate or postgraduate award from Heriot-Watt University.

Family Discount

(For Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies)

A discount of 10% is granted to children and/or spouse of a Heriot-Watt University alumni who register for a programme of study at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. This discount is also granted to siblings of currently registered students of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia who register for a programme of study at the University. This discount does not apply to the MBA programme and is awarded on receipt of documentary evidence proving the relationship of the registered applicant and the alumnus or student.