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

  • Edinburgh Napier University curler Bruce Mouat is eyeing this week’s Scottish Championships after achieving his season’s goal of winning the World University Winter Games.

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  • Heriot-Watt University’s Bruce Strachan believes his tennis is as good as when he was a full time competitor after becoming Scottish Indoor champion for the first time this week.

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  • University of Stirling swimmer Duncan Scott won two medals at his Olympics debut at Rio last summer but the 19-year-old Business and Sport Studies second year student believes his best is yet to come.

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  • 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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“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
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    Duncan Fisher Communications Officer 01786 466572