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Denis Goldberg Scholarships for Southern Africa Students at Heriot-Watt University, UK

Students who want to pursue higher education in the United Kingdom can apply for the Denis Goldberg Scholarships programme at Heriot-Watt University for the academic year 2022-2023.

Through the Denis Goldberg Scholarship Programme, the university aims to increase the enrolment and retention of Southern African students in the UK.

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This scholarship will help all deserving candidates with an award of £12,000 in the UK.

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Heriot-Watt University is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, the world’s first mechanics’ institute, and subsequently granted university status. This university was provided with its university status by royal charter in 1966. It is the eighth-oldest higher education institute in the UK.

Why choose Heriot-Watt University? By studying at Heriot-Watt, you will join a community of over 27,000 students and an alumni network of over 135,000 worldwide. Here, students enjoy the dedicated classroom, ICT, computer, library, and counseling facilities. It is especially famous for its educational environment and opportunities.

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by 15 April

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Heriot-Watt University
  • Department: School of Energy
  • Course Level: Postgraduate
  • Award:£12,000
  • Number of Awards: 35
  • Access Mode:Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: Southern Africa
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Postgraduate students from across Southern Africa to take up courses in our School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society (EGIS), and progress onto rewarding careers and leadership roles in the energy industry in Southern Africa at the Heriot-Watt University.
  • Eligibility Criteria:To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • Must be UK and Southern Africa citizens.

How to Apply

  • How to apply: In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants are required to fill out an application here for the postgraduate program to study at the Heriot-Watt Dubai campus.
  • Supporting Documents: All applicants must have required to submit the following documents with their application: Two references using the referees’ report form
  • Copy of degree certificate and transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A personal statement may be required for some degree programs
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, applicants must meet all university entry requirements.
  • Language Requirement: If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate that your English language ability is strong enough to succeed in your program.  


Heriot-Watt University will provide 35 postgraduate students across Southern Africa over 3 years to access life-changing education at Heriot-Watt. Each 3-year scholarship is £12,000.