Heriot-Watt-Velesto Petroleum Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship in Malaysia, 2019


1 December 2018 


Putrajaya, Malaysia

(Partially Funded)


Heriot-Watt – Velesto Petroleum Engineering Scholarship

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 have enabled the institute to receive the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2015.

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Committed to working with industry partners to produce industry-relevant and well-rounded graduates, they 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.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Petroleum Engineering.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

4 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 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.
  • The application will be assessed based on the applicant’s academic achievements, involvement in extra-curricular activities and leadership roles.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The scholarship is for 100% or 50% of tuition fees at the Malaysia campus.
  • Scholarships are awarded in the form of a tuition fee waiver only. This excludes any other charges such as registration fee, international student fees, ancillary items required as part of your studies including, but not limited to books, graduation ceremony, final award/certificate, accommodation, student visa processing, sports, living and other related costs, which shall be borne by the student. For the avoidance of doubt, any costs for re‐sits and other related costs including extensions (if any) must be borne by the student.

How to Apply

First Step: You must first register for an Engineering Degree at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia here.

Second Step: 

  • Complete a scholarship application form.
  • 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.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Moustafa Ashraf/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Mayar Abdalla/ The Netherlands

and Ahmed Morsy/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team