Winning Students

 

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

  • It's been another strong year for Winning Students, with a number of our athletes combining their studies with international success. The Annual Report provides full details of their achievements as well as the partnerships and investment behind the programme.

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  • Having qualified from round one of the Hockey World League in September, Scotland’s men are working hard to break into new territory when Dublin hosts the second stage of the competition in March.

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  • Hibernian Ladies triumphed over Glasgow City on penalties in the SSE Scottish Cup final, the showpiece finale for women's football in Scotland.

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  • With the selection period for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games opening early next year, Glasgow School of Art badminton player Matthew Carder is producing the best form of his singles career. 

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“It’s a very sensible option to study alongside sport because your sporting career isn’t going to last your lifetime.  If you are lucky you can make a living but once you stop competing it’s very important to have something to fall back on.  There’s a possibility of injury as well so you never know how your career is going to pan out really. Study works to balance your sport as well because it’s a really useful distraction.”

Laura Muir, Athletics

University of Glasgow student

 

Winning Students Network

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

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  • Scholarship Enquiries

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

    Duncan Fisher Communications Officer 01786 466572