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.

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.

Details of Heriot-Watt’s International Merit Awards for 2020/2021 entry to be announced shortly.

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