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

  • If, or more likely when, the canoe slalom discipline of women’s C1 make its Olympic debut in the 2020 Tokyo Games, University of Edinburgh student Eilidh Gibson is determined to be the one who wins the gold.

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  • Eilidh Gibson was one of three Brits who made it to the C1W final at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in London at the weekend.

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  • Cormac Sharvin and Jack McDonald were part of the GB&I Walker Cup squad that won the trophy for only the ninth time at the weekend.

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  • Leading sporting talent studying at Scottish colleges and universities has been boosted by a £2.4 million funding investment.

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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.

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Contact Us

  • Scholarship Enquiries

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

    Ewan Mowat Communications Officer 07944 518389