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

  • Rachel Hannen was alternate as Scotland’s ladies team, Team Muirhead, finished second in the European Curling Championships in Denmark, losing 6-4 to Russia in the final.

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  • After a quieter couple of months in terms of competitions, a number of our 2015-2016 scholars have been in action in the last week.

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  • Scotland’s national sports scholarship programme, Winning Students began in 2008 and has awarded its one thousandth scholarship in the 2015-2016 academic year. 

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  • Scotland’s Rural University College student Cameron Smith jets off to Denmark today to represent Scotland at curling’s European Championships in Esbjerg (20-28 November).

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Hannah Miley“For a while my life was just get up, swim, eat, sleep and swim again. I wanted to do something else and a degree will set me up for life.”

Hannah Miley, Swimmer

Robert Gordon University graduate


Winning Students Network

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

Get more information about our network and how to join it.

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Contact Us

  • Scholarship Enquiries

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

    Ewan Mowat Communications Officer 07944 518389