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

  • More than 150 top athletes – including many medallists from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – have been selected for a Winning Students scholarship. Athletes selected for support were announced during a school visit to Denny High School in Falkirk where Winning Students met more than 100 sporty pupils.

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  • The saying goes ‘wise beyond your years’ and one Tullibody teenager with bags of sporting wisdom at an early age is freestyle wrestler Brian Harper.

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  • Students competing in sport are more likely to appeal to employers than their non-sporting counterparts, according to new research from the University of Stirling.

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  • An Olympic Bronze medal is a mighty target to topple but the youngest curler in the gifted Muirhead family has his sights set high. Teenager Thomas Muirhead has watched his sister Eve excel on the international curling stage, her medal success at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games added to European and World Championship crowns.

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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.

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

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Athlete of the Month

Fiona Brown

Football, 2012 to 2015

Contact Us

  • Scholarship Enquiries

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

    David Christie Communications Manager 01786 466653