CRL Scholarship Award 2018

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CRL Scholarship Award 2018

Heriot-Watt University is delighted to announce the CRL Scholarship Award 2018. The award is open to the students who have a confirmed place at a recognized UK higher education institution for a foundation; bachelor’s or integrated master’s degree under one of the following disciplines: civil engineering, construction, (landscape) architecture etc.

Every year 10 successful applicants will be awarded a cash prize of £1,000. This award is designed to help high-performing students with some of the additional costs involved in studying, such as the cost of course materials, textbooks, and living expenses.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • Both current first-year students and students commencing their first year of university study are eligible.
  • Candidates must be Home, EU or International students in the UK.

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To participate, the applicants must submit an online application form through the given link:


  • Postgraduate students are not eligible to receive the scholarship.
  • Applications from students studying in other countries cannot be accepted.
  • Those commencing foundation program prior to the beginning a degree is not eligible.
  • Students must submit proof that they have accepted an offer to attend an eligible UK university (or higher education institution) for a semester/grading period starting in September 2017 and 2018.
  • This proof should not only include an acceptance offer letter but also show proof that you have unconditionally accepted the offer.
  • The acceptance letter must:
    • be on school letterhead
    • display a school seal or logo
    • contain a signature and phone number of a representative from the admissions office
  • All documents must clearly show your name as the same on your passport and the name and address of the issuing school.
  • The CRL Scholarship rewards academic performance and applicants must display evidence of academic excellence and innovation. This will be demonstrated by:
    • Academic endorsements by two personal referees
    • Submission of an essay of no more than 1,000 words entitled ‘The Future Of The Construction Industry
  • Qualifications considered for scholarship purposes must all be gained normally within three years prior to university admission.
  • Applicants should show their future potential, as demonstrated by their academic intentions, educational achievements, any other relevant experience, and their aspirations for their future career.
  • References sent by email from the applicant will not be accepted.
  • The applicant is not permitted to write their own reference.

Submission Requirements:

  • Candidates must submit an essay of no more than 1,000 words entitled ‘The Future of the Construction Industry’ to be considered eligible for the award.
  • The essay must be the student’s own work.
  • Quotations must be placed properly within quotation marks or indented and must be cited fully.
  • All paraphrased material must be Infringing this requirement, whether deliberately or not, or passing off the work of others as the work of the student, whether deliberately or not, will result in disqualification.
  • Students must supply contact details, including work email addresses, for two suitable referees who will provide academic references.
  • All references must be written in English.
  • All references must be academic in nature.
  • They ask applicants to make sure they have the agreement of their chosen referees before they enter their details.
  • They also ask them not to choose family members, friends, partners or ex-partners as referees.


10 strongest entrants will be selected to receive the £1,000 cash prize.

Application Deadline:

Deadline for all applications is 31 October 2018.

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