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HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA IMPACT

Globally Connected Learning
Build connections and participate in active learning across our global community, thus allowing students to communicate and collaborate with classmates & academics online and on-campus.
Purpose-Driven Education
Purpose-Driven Education develops students' emotional intelligence, teaches them coping strategies to manage their time effectively, cultivates a positive mindset, and develops self-confidence, interpersonal and communication skills and a sense of purpose
5 Global Campuses
Five global campuses with partners in over 150 countries and more than 30,000 students worldwide.
Go Global
Go Global and study in our UK or Dubai campus through the Inter-Campus Transfer Programme.
*For UG programmes only

100%

tuition fee waiver available*


Heriot-Watt University Malaysia offers a wide range of Scholarships, Bursaries and other financial support to our students to ease some of the cost of studying with us.

heriot-watt university scholarships

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Scholarship

Academic requirements

Programme

Qualification

Foundation

SPM 6A / IGCSE 5As and above

Undergraduate Programme

HWUM Foundation Award 'A' average/ A Levels ABB / STPM ABB / IB 30 pts / CPU 80% /UEC 10 points / ATAR 80% or equivalent

Scholarship Award

50% contingent upon an interview with University staff

Eligibility

  • Malaysian female
  • Meets academic requirements above

*Terms and Conditions apply.

Foundation Excellence Award

academic requirements

Programme

Qualification

Undergraduate Programme

Grade A (i.e., 70% average score and above) in Heriot-Watt University Malaysia's foundation programme

Scholarship Award

RM15,000/year

*Students are required to maintain a 70% average (Grade A) every academic year.
*Terms and Conditions apply.

High achiever's scholarship for foundation programme

foundation programme

SPM Results

o levels Results

annual tuition fee waiver

9As (A+, A, A-) and above

8As and above

RM 10,000

8As (A+, A, A-)

7As

RM 8,000

7As (A+, A, A-)

6As

RM 7,000

6As (A+, A, A-)

5As

RM 6,000

5As (A+, A, A-)

4As

RM 4,000*

*Applicable for September 2023 intake and onwards only.
*Terms and Conditions apply.

High achiever's scholarship for undergraduate programme

undergraduate programme

qualification

RM 12,000 / year

RM 8,000 / year

RM 5,000 / year

A Levels

AAA

AAB

ABB

STPM

AAA

AAB

ABB

UEC (Best of 5 subjects)

8 points

10 points

12 points

IB

37 points

33 points

30 points

CPU

90%

85%

80%

ATAR

90%

85%

80%

MUFY

80%

75%

70%

SMA 3

Average 9.5

Average 9.0

Average 8.5

India CBSE/HSC

90%

85%

80%

Foundation / Matriculation /
Diploma from other institutions (may be subjected to further assessment from HWUM)

CGPA 3.75

CGPA 3.50

CGPA 3.30

*Students are required to maintain 70% average (Grade A) every academic year.
*Terms and Conditions apply.

leader with impact scholarship (100% tuition fee)
in collaboration with FWD Takaful berhad and yayasan tunku abdul rahman

entry requirements

Programme

Qualification

Foundation

SPM Meet minimum entry requirement for HWUM Foundation Programme.

Undergraduate Programme

STPM and UEC Meet minimum entry requirement for HWUM Undergraduate Programme.

Eligibility

  • Student from low-income background, particularly from a B40 family
  • Students who have achieved excellent academic results (official results from the Ministry of Education or relevant agencies) in the above-mentioned examinations

*Terms and Conditions apply.

HWUM 10th anniversary IMPACT scholarship (100% tuition fee)

entry requirements

Programme

Qualification

Foundation

SPM / O Levels Meet minimum entry requirement for HWUM Foundation Programme.

Undergraduate Programme

A Levels / STPM / UEC (Best of 5 subjects) / IB / CPU / ATAR / Foundation / Matriculation / Diploma from other institutions Meet minimum entry requirement for HWUM Undergraduate Programme.

*Terms and Conditions apply.

HWUM 10th Anniversary Global Citizenship Scholarship

Academic requirements

Programme

Qualification

Foundation

O Levels or other equivalent qualifications Meet minimum entry requirement for HWUM Foundation Programme.

Undergraduate Programme

A Levels / IB / CPU / ATAR / Foundation / Matriculation /
Diploma from other institutions Meet minimum entry requirement for HWUM Undergraduate Programme.

Scholarship Award

50% tuition fee waiver

Eligibility

  • Non-Malaysian citizens
  • International students who have recently completed secondary or high school or pre-university qualifications

*Terms and Conditions apply.

partner scholarships

sin chew education fund

academic requirements

results

A Levels/STPM

AAB

UEC

6As

IB Diploma

32pts

CPU

85%

ATAR

85%

Matriculation / Foundation / Diploma from other institution:

CGPA 3.5 or 90%

Applied to foundation leading to degree in:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Actuarial Science
  • Statistical Data Science
  • Accounting and Business Finance
  • Business and Finance
  • International Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Psychology with Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Computing Science

*Terms and Conditions apply.

The Star education fund scholarship

Applied to foundation leading to degree in:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Accounting and Business Finance
  • International Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Business and Finance
  • Quantity Surveying

Eligibility

  • Malaysian citizens not more than 25 years of age.
  • Excel in extra-curricular activities or active in sports.
  • Not bonded to or in receipt of any financial aid or awards from other educational institutions or organisations.
  • Possess reasonably good results in SPM / UEC or equivalent (for Foundation course).
  • Possess reasonably good results in STPM / UEC or equivalent (for Degree courses).

*Terms and Conditions apply.

fee waiver and discounts

Early Bird Waiver

Programme

Discount

Foundation

RM2,500 waiver (Deadline: 22 April 2024)

Eligibility

  • Students who have completed full payment of first semester fees
  • Applicable to Foundation students enrolling in the April 2024 intake

*Terms and Conditions apply.

Heriot-Watt Family Discount

Programme

Discount

Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies

10% tuition fee discount

Eligibility

  • Children and/or spouses of a Heriot-Watt University Malaysia alumni
  • Siblings of currently registered students of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

*Terms and Conditions apply.

Heriot-Watt Alumni Discount

Programme

Discount

Postgraduate Programme

20% tuition fee discount

Eligibility

  • All alumni of Heriot-Watt University (HWU) who have studied for at least one year or more at any HWU campus

*Discount is only applicable to postgraduate taught programmes, excluding MBA or any postgraduate research degrees.
*Terms and Conditions apply.

Foundation Progression Discount

Programme

Discount

Undergraduate Studies (Year 1 -4)

RM5,000 tuition fee discount per year*

Eligibility

  • All students from Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s (HWUM) foundation programmes who are not scholarship recipients

*Maximum total of up to RM20,000.
*Terms and Conditions apply.

bursaries

Foundation in Science and Engineering Bursary

Programme

Bursary

Foundation in Science (FIS) - Engineering Pathway

RM 2,000 deducted in Sem 3 of FIS

Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

RM 5,000 deducted from Sem 1 in UG Engineering program in AY24/25

Eligibility

  • The RM7,000 Foundation in Science and Engineering Bursary is applicable for April 2024 intake for Foundation in Science programme offered at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.
  • Applicants must submit a complete and accurate application to HWUM and pay RM500 for Registration Fee together with the full 1st semester tuition fee of the programme applied.

Important Note: All fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Semester fees are payable in advance & must be fully paid before the start date of the semester.
*Terms and Conditions apply.

Professional Bodies Bursary

Programme

Discount

Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies

10% tuition fee waiver

Eligibility

  • All members of the following professional bodies, and also to all spouses and/or children of the members
  • The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)
  • The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM)

Important Note: All fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Semester fees are payable in advance & must be fully paid before the start date of the semester.
*Terms and Conditions apply.

Corporate Partnership Postgraduate Bursary

Programme

requirement

Discount

Postgraduate Programme

4 or more employees of the same organisation and same intake

30% tuition fee discount each

Up to 3 employees of the same organisation and same intake

25% tuition fee discount each

*Only applies to postgraduate taught programmes
*Terms and Conditions apply.

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