May 3, 2016

Heriot Watt University Management and Languages Merit Scholarship for International Study in Scotland

SML International Merit Scholarship (Overseas)

Course(s) Offered: Management, Languages
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Heriot Watt University
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The School of Management and Languages, SML, at Heriot Watt University offer a number of scholarship awards to both home and foreign students applying to study therein.

The Heriot Watt University School of Management and Languages offers the SML International Merit Scholarship (Overseas) to all international students wishing to study a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Management and Languages.

SML International Merit Scholarship (Overseas) at Heriot Watt University

All Overseas fee paying students who have been offered and accepted a place on one of the School's MSc programmes are eligible to apply for an SML International Merit Scholarship.

Selection criteria:
The information contained on both your MSc programme application and scholarship application forms (where applicable) is considered. When awarding the scholarships the school looks for:
  • Someone who has direct subject relevance in previous qualifications and/or relevant work experience
  • A person who is academically worthy of the award i.e. has achieved high grades previously and/or has worked at a higher level.
  • An applicant who they feel can actively contribute to the course.
  • A person for whom the fee reduction could make a financial difference.
  • Somebody with a proven interest in the course subject i.e. outwith study and work.
  • English language ability.
The above areas describe the criteria the school uses to make decisions, but it may be that a person awarded a scholarship excels in only one of these areas.

The school also tries to award scholarships to applications from a variety of geographical regions so that they are all not awarded to students from one area or country.

Eligible groups
Citizen of ANY country may apply

Participating Institutions
School of Management and Languages (SML), Heriot Watt University, Scotland; United Kingdom

Fields of study
All postgraduate level taught course programmes in the fields of Management and Languages

Number of awards
In previous academic years, the School has awarded over 40 scholarships (in 2012/13) to over 65 (in 2013/14); however, for 2016/17 academic year the School will award upto 10 scholarships through this scheme.

Sponsorship duration
This is a onetime financial aid awarded as a fee abatement

Scholarship benefits
The Scholarship amount is £2000 awarded as a reduction in your fees. In other words, the scholarships are paid in the form of a fee rebate i.e. the school will reduce the amount of fees you will be required to pay by the level of scholarship awarded.

Method of Application
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must be an applicant who pays the overseas fee level, have accepted your offer of a place on a postgraduate taught programme level in the School of Management and Languages, and have paid your deposit (where applicable) by the deadline date below.

Application forms are available from the SML Postgraduate Office:

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to apply for your taught masters course of interest before applying for this scholarship.

Your application must reach the School’s Postgraduate Office by 30th June of the year of application.

You must have paid your deposit (where applicable) by the deadline date.

If you have already been awarded a fee scholarship by another organisation, there would be no point to apply as the school does not pay you the money, but only reduces your fees.

With a history dating back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world class teaching and practical, leading edge research, which has made the school one of the top UK universities for business and industry.

The Heriot Watt University's School of Management and Languages Taught Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme incorporates the following scholarship schemes: 1). Esmee Fairbairn Scholarship in Investment Management; 2). Esmee Fairbairn Scholarship (Rest of UK); 3). Esmee Fairbairn Scholarship (Scottish/ EU); 4). Ian Rushbrook Scholarship; 5). SML International Merit Scholarship (India); 6). SML International Merit Scholarship (Norway); 7). SML International Merit Scholarship (Overseas); AND 8). Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme.

Application Deadline: 30 June 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of UK Scholarships for International Students

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