Access Bursaries (Scotland)

Heriot-Watt University


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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Bursary :£1000 for 3 years

    Students who are awarded an Access Bursary receive a total of £1,000 for each year of their undergraduate studies.
  • Application deadline:
  • 21-Aug-15*
    *This is the last application deadline supplied by the provider for this award, we are currently working on updating this information.
  • Award type:
    • Academic excellence
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies
  • Award level:
  • Undergraduate
  • Number of awards:
  • 50
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • To be eligible to apply, applicants should be ordinarily resident in Scotland and meet at least one of the following criteria: Students from the 40% most deprived neighbourhoods as defined by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD). Students from schools identified as having low progression rates to higher education by the Schools for Higher Education Programme (SHEP). Students articulating to year 2 and 3 of HWU degrees from an HNC or HND at a Scottish college. Associate Students starting their third year at Heriot-Watt's Edinburgh or Scottish Borders campuses. Mature students who have gained entry qualifications through the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP). Students who have formerly been Looked After or Accommodated i.e. in local authority care including foster care or being looked after at home. This includes applicants from anywhere in the UK who have spent time in care. Students who have participated in Heriot-Watt's Brightest Watts Programme in the year prior to entry. The student is paid £1,000 in their first year of studies, (this includes those entering directly to Years 2 or 3), and £1,000 in each year as an enrolled student on an Honours degree. If the student is taking part in a paid work placement, the bursary will not normally be paid for that year. Students on an intercampus transfer will continue to receive the bursary.
  • Application details:
  • Application Deadline: 21/08/2015

Awards from this institution

Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship Programme
500 £500 will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates.
Carnegie-Cameron Taught Postgraduate Bursaries
The Bursary covers the full costs of tuition fees.
Alumni Scholarship Scheme
20% of fees covered per year for 1 year only The value of the Scholarship is 20% of the tuition-fee level, or 10% for the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences. For part-time or other modes of study the value is pro-rata to the above level, up to a maximum of 20% for 1 Academic year
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation High Achiever's Scholarships (HAS)
25% to 35 % off total tuition fee. for 1 Academic year
Centre for Sustainable Road Freight PhD Scholarship
Successful candidates will be expected to make a contribution to activities in the Centre in return for a fee-waiver and a maintenance allowance of £13,726 per annum.
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
1000 The Scholarship offers £1000 per annum. for 1 Academic year