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Heriot-Watt – Velesto Petroleum Engineering Scholarship

Level Degree/Master's
Value (RM) 100% or 50% of tuition fees
Duration -- Not Specified --
Intake Array
Mode of Study Full-time

This scholarship is open to students with academic results of at least 2As and 1B in relevant subjects in their A-Levels with a strong passion to pursue Engineering. Application will be assessed based on the applicant’s academic achievements, involvement in extra-curricular activities and leadership roles. Applicants will also need to include a personal statement (of 500 words) stating:


  • Your interest in the Engineering field of choice and why
  • Future career aspirations

An interview will be held with the selection committee consisting of representatives from the University on 22 August 2018. (Interview dates for the January intake will be notified by their respective Education Consultants once it’s confirmed.)
Deadline for applications close on:


  • 15 August 2018 (for September 2018 intake) 
  • 1 December 2018 (for January 2019 intake

Since 1974, Heriot-Watt University through its Institute of Petroleum Engineering has contributed towards the advancement of petroleum engineering through its research, consultation and development of sought after graduates by the industry. These contributions has enabled the institute to receive the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2015. Committed to work with industry partners to produce industry-relevant and well-rounded graduates, we have developed this scholarship together with Velesto Sdn Bhd (formerly known as UMW Oil and Gas) especially for those who want to pursue a career in Petroleum Engineering. Velesto shares Heriot-Watt’s vision to continue building quality human capital in this industry and together shape the future of Malaysia’s economy.

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