Heriot-Watt WISE Scholarship 2020

Valid until 3rd August 2020

Heriot-Watt WISE Scholarship 2020

Heriot-Watt was the first institution in Scotland to admit women into STEM programmes.

Since opening our doors in Malaysia, we’ve made it possible for women in the ASEAN region to gain access to quality teaching and learning in the field of Engineering and Science. Committed to widening access, and reducing the gender gap in this field, we have developed this scholarship especially for girls who want to pursue a career in Engineering and Science.

Applications are open at both the Foundation and Undergraduate levels. Applications are accepted for those applying to both Foundation in Science and Foundation in Business with the intention to pursue any of the following undergraduate programmes:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Construction Project Management
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Psychology with Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Statistical Data Science


  • Malaysian
  • Female
  • Meets academic requirements below
Academic Requirements (undergraduate level) HWUM Foundation Award 'A' average/ A levels ABB / STPM ABB / IB 30 pts / CPU 80% / ATAR 80% or equivalent
Academic Requirements (foundation level) SPM/IGCSE 7As and above
Scholarship Award 100% or 50% contingent upon an interview with University staff
Intake July and September 2020

The following criteria will be considered for your application

  • Academic excellence
  • Extra-curricular involvement
  • Leadership skills
  • Passion in STEM

Other application requirements

  • A 1 minute video pitch stating your passion in STEM and reasons why uploaded to Youtube as a private but shareable link.
  • A written personal statement

Application deadline 

  • 1 July 2020 (for July intake)
  • 3 Aug 2020 (for Sept intake)

Email: [email protected] for information on how to apply

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