Scholarships

HWUM - Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Scholarship

Sponsored by: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
Deadline1 August 2023
Organisation TypePrivate Higher Educational Institutions
Fund TypeScholarship
Study Local or Abroad?Local

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 woman who want to pursue a career in Engineering and Science.

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 woman 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:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Construction Project Management
  • Computing Science 
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying

Eligibility:

  • Malaysian
  • Female
  • Meets academic requirements below
Academic requirements
Programme Qualification
Undergraduate HWUM Foundation Award 'A' average/ A Levels ABB / STPM ABB / IB 30 pts / CPU 80% / UEC 10 points / ATAR 80% or equivalent
Foundation SPM 6As / IGCSE 5As and above
Scholarship Award 50% contingent upon an interview with University staff

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 outlining your passion for STEM and how your current experience will shape your role as a future leader in STEM-related careers for the next ten years. You are required to upload the video on Youtube as a private but shareable link.
  • A written personal statement
Application closing dates
Intake Level of study Application Closing Date
January 2023 Undergraduate Programme 3 December 2022
April 2023 Foundation Programme 25 March 2023
July 2023 Foundation Programme 24 June 2023
September 2023 Undergraduate Programme 1 August 2023
September 2023 Foundation Programme 1 August 2023

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

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