Heriot-watt sport scholarship

Be Part of the Next Group of High Performing Student-Athletes.

What is Included in our Scholarship?

At Heriot-Watt and at Oriam the pivotal aspect of all our scholarships is academic flexibility. We look to get the most out of our athletes while they continue to thrive academically.

Throughout the Scholarship programme student-athletes will be supported on a weekly basis with:

  • Lunchtime Learning Educational Workshops
  • Sport Science Support
    • 2x Weekly S&C Sessions – Including Physiotherapy support embedded within 1x S&C Session
    • Weekly recovery sessions making use of Oriam’s Hot and Cold Spas, Sauna, and Hydropool.
  • Access to Additional Physiotherapy – Individual appointments based on individual needs

Scholarship Levels

Individual Sport Scholarship – Level 1 

Level 1 Individual Sport Scholars will receive a 25% Tuition Fee Reduction

  • Compete at an international level for their country
  • Olympics
  • Commonwealth games
  • World Championships
  • Professional Athlete (have a professional contract with a sports organisation)

Individual Sport Scholarship – Level 2

  • Institute Supported Athlete
  • Competing at a youth international level
  • Athlete on a Performance Pathway Programme

Club Performance Scholarships – Level 1

Men’s Football

Scotland/RUK Applicant:

  • Academy Graduate

USA Applicant:

  • NCAA Graduate

Women’s Football

Any Applicant:

  • Signed to play for SWPL 1/2 Club


Undergraduate Applicant:

  • Member of Performance Squad
  • Open application with references & Video evidence of current level

Post Graduate Applicant

  • Women’s – WR <250
  • Men’s – WR < 400

How do I Apply?

If you feel you meet the criteria of any of the scholarship levels listed above, and are engaging in an undergraduate or postgraduate study then click the button below.

Please make sure your scholarship application is completed before your UCAS application.

Apply now
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