Undergraduate Merit Award


Undergraduate Merit Award
International students

We have scholarships with an overall value of half a million pounds available for self-funded students, who will start a programme of study at Heriot-Watt University in September 2021.

Entry date
September 2021


In order to be eligible for this award, you must be:

  • Domiciled in an international country at the time of application and classified as an overseas student for fee purposes starting a full-time on-campus programme of study
  • Self-funding your course
  • Holding an offer to study a full-time undergraduate degree course starting in September 2021.

Applicants who defer their offers beyond September 2021 will not be eligible

The scholarship is applied as a discount to the tuition fee and cannot be used in place of the deposit.

You are not eligible if you have discounted tuition fees from a partner university or are in receipt of another scholarship. 

Selection process

The number of scholarships is limited and they are all allocated by 31 March 2021 on a first-come, first-served basis.  You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you meet the academic criteria.

There is no additional application process for this scholarship.

Academic criteria

Academic excellence will be reviewed when awarding these scholarships. The qualification criteria will vary country by country.

Details for your visa

The scholarship amount will be shown on the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) which is issued for your Tier 4 Student Visa application.

Entry Date: September 2021