Winning Students

Individual Scholarships

Apply before 31 March 2015 to be considered for an Individual Scholarship. These are for athletes competing in individual sports and are open to current college and university students as well as those applying to start studying in September. 

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How to Apply

To be considered for a Winning Students sports scholarship, students and prospective students should meet general, education and sport-specific criteria.

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Winning Student Highlights

  • A Heriot-Watt University Mechanical Engineering student is following in the family footsteps as she bids to become an Olympic shooter.

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  • Perth College UHI Psychology student Blair Fraser is looking forward to testing himself against the nation’s best men when Perth hosts the Scottish Curling Championships next week (16-22 February).

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  • The new year might be just one month old but Perth College UHI swimmer Stephen Milne has already begun his season’s medal tally. Competing in last weekend’s Flanders Speedo Cup in the Belgian town of Antwerp, the 20-year-old won Silver in the 1500m Freestyle (a mere  0.12 seconds off Gold), took Bronze in the 400m Freestyle and was sixth in the 200m Freestyle.

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  • Dunblane’s Nicki Cochrane can thank a former school teacher for putting her on a path that has led the University of Edinburgh student to a place in Scotland’s senior ladies hockey team.

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“College students take real benefit from the extra funding and support provided by Winning Students. The scholarships help to support elite athletes and can help them achieve their academic and sporting goals.”

Lisa Dods, Sports Lecturer, Perth College


Winning Students Network

Winning Students creates a network of colleges and universities who deliver support to their talented student athletes.

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Contact Us

  • Scholarship Enquiries

    Jason Atkins Winning Students Co-ordinator 01786 466553
  • Media Enquiries

    David Christie Communications Manager 01786 466653