High Achiever's Scholarships to Foundation
We offer a range of scholarships to high achievers based on the tier below to our Foundation programmes.
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia High Achiever's Scholarship
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.

High Achiever's Scholarships to Undergraduate
We offer a range of scholarships to high achievers based on the tier below to our undergraduate programmes.
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia High Achiever's Scholarship
Results Fee Waiver
A levels AAB / STPM AAB / UEC 6A /
IB 32 pts / CPU 85% / ATAR 85% / SMA 3 – Average 8.5
20% off total tuition fee
UEC 7A / SMA 3 – Average 9.0 25% off total tuition fee
A levels AAA / STPM AAA /
IB 37 pts / CPU 90% / ATAR 90% / SMA 3 – Average 9.5
30% off total tuition fee
Foundation Excellence Award
(‘A’ average on the HWUM Foundation Programme)
35% off total tuition fee
Matriculation/Foundation/Diploma from other institutions - CGPA 3.5 or 90% and above 20% - 30% off total 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.

Financial Hardship Scholarships
For Malaysian students who are eligible for High Acheiver's Scholarship (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 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.