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Heriot-Watt University Scholarships

There are 26 scholarships available at Heriot-Watt University.

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships

Level of study

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Student requirements

These awards are available towards the cost of tuition fees for undergraduate, Masters or PhD Programmes in a wide range of subject areas. Availability: Citizens of Canada, the People's Republic of China, India or USA (2 awards for each country).

Funding type

Fees coverage

Further funding details

The Award worth 2000 each are available towards the cost of tuition fees.

Application deadline

Expected April 2017

Carnegie-Cameron Taught Postgraduate Bursaries

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland supports students at all Scottish universities through various awards. The Carnegie Cameron award is made on the basis of the overall merit and promise of each candidate, including their financial circumstances. Availability: Applicants must be Scottish by birth, have at least one parent born in Scotland or have been continuously resident in Scotland for a period of three years for the purpose of secondary or tertiary education. NB This bursary is only available for applicants studying a postgraduate taught master's programme, not a certificate or diploma.

Application details

Deadline: 01/05/2015

Funding type

Bursary

Further funding details

The Bursary covers the full costs of tuition fees.

Application deadline

Expected May 2017

Fees Only Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Eligible Level: Postgraduate. Type: Research. School: School of Life Sciences. Availability: All PG research applicants. These scholarships provide full fees for up to three years. Applicants must be undertaking a research programme. You will be required to show how your maintenance funding will be provided before one of these scholarships is awarded.

Application details

Applications should be made through the School of Life Sciences by the end of May.

Funding type

Fees coverage

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

The scholarship provides full fees for up to three years.

Application deadline

Expected May 2017

SML International Merit Scholarship (India)

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applicants who are nominally resident in India, pay the overseas fee level, have accepted their offer of a place on a postgraduate taught programme level in the School of Management and Languages, and have paid their deposit (where applicable) by 30th June 2015 will be automatically considered for this scholarship. No separate application is required.

Application details

Deadline: 30/06/2015

Funding type

Fees coverage

Further funding details

The £2000 GBP scholarship is awarded as a fee abatement.

Application deadline

Expected July 2017

MACS Undergraduate Overseas Scholarship

Level of study

Undergraduate

Student requirements

To qualify you should: hold an offer of a place for an undergraduate programme within the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, plan to accept the offer of a place by 30th May, be classed as an overseas student for tuition fee purposes, be responsible for paying their own tuition fees ( i.e. not sponsored by a government or company). Please be aware that the School will only award an applicant one scholarship per year e.g. if you are awarded the MACS Undergraduate Overseas Scholarship you would not be eligible for the Malaysia Scholarship. This scholarship is not open to current students. The award is given as a tuition fee discount and will be applied to your tuition fee account. The award will be carried forward for subsequent academic years, so long as you pass all assessments at first attempt and maintain a year average of 65%. Availability: Non-EU overseas applicants.

Application details

All applications received by the deadline of 30th June 2015 will be considered.

Funding type

Fees coverage

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

Up to £1000 tuition fee discount per year of study is available.

Application deadline

Expected July 2017

Edinburgh Business School Scholarship for On-Campus Programmes

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Students must have taken the full or part-time MBA programme at the Scottish campus. Awarded on the basis of prior academic achievement, financial hardship and the use to which the qualification will be put.

Application details

1st August for October intake or 1st November for January intake

Funding type

Bursary

Further funding details

A maximum of 5 Scholarships of up to £3,000 are available.

Application deadline

Expected August, November 2017

Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship Programme

Level of study

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Student requirements

Entrepreneur Scholarship Programme is available to individuals who are currently undertaking under-graduate or postgraduate study in an officially-recognised higher learning institution in the UK. The aim of the award is to assist with the financial costs of study, through which the acquisition and development of skills will potentially culminate in a successful enterprise. 20 scholarships of £500 will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who can clearly demonstrate academic excellence and/or entrepreneurial potential. The funding may be used for any purpose related to the advancement of study. Availability: All students except exchange program students.

Application details

Application Deadline: 28/08/2015

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

42,591

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

£500 will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates.

Application deadline

Expected August 2017

Department for International Development (DFID) Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Heriot-Watt University participates in this Scheme, but different courses may be eligible each year. 3 specific School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society courses are eligible. Availability: Commonwealth citizens.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Bursary

India Scholarship

Level of study

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Student requirements

Availability: Students who have applied via the Heriot-Watt India office. Please note that this award is available for study at our Edinburgh campus only. School: School of the Built Environment. The historical links between India and Scotland put the School of the Built Environment in a strong position to benefit from working with one of the world's fastest growing economies. To help build on existing partnerships, the School established an ''India Scholarship'' fund which will be used to provide a 10% fee remission for selected students who have applied via our India office.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Fees coverage

Bursary value

10% of fees covered per year for 1 year only

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

10% fee remission

Ian Rushbrook Scholarship

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

All students who have accepted an offer of a place on our MSc Investment Management programme will be automatically considered for the Ian Rushbrook Scholarship. Availability: MSc Investment Management students only.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Bursary

Dr Oliver Educational Trust Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Eligible Level: Postgraduate. Type: Taught. School: School of Textiles and Design. Availability: Overseas (non EU applicants). Criteria for selection will be academic merit, motivation and financial circumstances.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Fees coverage

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

Scholarships equate to a tuition fee remission of £2000.

International Scholarships Programme (School of Textiles and Design)

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Heriot-Watt University offers partial scholarships for up to 50 high-calibre overseas students on selected taught Masters courses. Scholarship applications can only be made once an offer to study on the course has been issued and awards are made on a competitive basis. Please contact the School directly for further information, an application form and deadlines.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Bursary

Overseas Student Scholarship

Level of study

Undergraduate

Student requirements

Eligible Level: Undergraduate. Type: Taught. Availability: International Students (non EU). Scholarships for students who excel academically or have financial circumstances. Scholarship is awarded by a fee reduction.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Bursary

Further funding details

Scholarship is awarded by a fee reduction.

Erasmus Mundus

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Eligible Level: Postgraduate. Type: Taught. School: School of Engineering and Physical Sciences. Availability: EU and non-EU.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Fees coverage

Overseas Scholarship Scheme

Level of study

Undergraduate

Student requirements

Eligible Level: Undergraduate. Type: Taught. School: School of Engineering and Physical Sciences. Availability: New non-EU applicants.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Fees coverage

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

Gives students a £2000 fee remission for one year.

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Level of study

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Student requirements

Scholarship for Bachelor's, Master's or PhD students with a disability studying Computer Science or a closely related technical field.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Bursary

The Silver School of Textiles and Design Scholarship

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Eligible Level: Postgraduate. Type: Taught. School: School of Textiles and Design. Availability: Overseas (non EU) applicants. These awards equate to a 20% tuition fee reduction. Candidates will be selected on their outstanding academic merit.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Fees coverage

Bursary value

20% of fees covered per year for 1 year only

Paid to successful student

Once

The Premier School of Textiles and Design Scholarship

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Eligible Level: Postgraduate. Type: Taught. School: School of Textiles and Design. Availability: Overseas (non-EU) applicants. This is the most prestigious of the scholarships offered by the School and equates to a 40% tuition fee reduction. Candidates will be selected on their outstanding academic merit.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Fees coverage

Bursary value

40% of fees covered per year for 1 year only

Paid to successful student

Once

Sports Scholarships

Level of study

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Student requirements

Athletes who have been competing within National Age Grade level in the following sports are encouraged to apply: Basketball, Handball, Netball and Volleyball. Individuals wishing to apply for support must be able to demonstrate a willingness to develop their knowledge and skills within the sport as well as being flexible to work throughout the week within the Sports Union and TDP programmes.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Bursary

Financial Hardship Scholarships for Undergraduate Degree Candidates 2015

Level of study

Undergraduate

Student requirements

This Scholarship is available for Undergraduate Degree Students 2015. For students with financial hardship: Excellent academic results (min. eligible for HAS), Proof of financial hardship, Subject to Interview and panel assessment.

Application details

Not specified

Funding type

Fees coverage

Further funding details

50% and 100% off total tuition fee.

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