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Heriot-Watt - Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) Scholarship 2021

Sponsored by: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (DULN007(WP))
Deadline28 June, 30 July 2021
Organisation TypePrivate Higher Educational Institutions
Fund TypeScholarship
Study Local or Abroad?Local

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% / UEC 10 points / ATAR 80% or equivalent
Academic Requirements (foundation level) SPM / IGCSE 7As and above
Scholarship Award 50% contingent upon an interview with University staff
Intake April / July / September 2021


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 

22 March 2021 (for April intake)
28 June 2021 (for July intake)
30 July 2021 (for September intake)


How to Apply

Click here to download application form.

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



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