Judo Olympic Silver medallist Gemma Gibbons is one of more than 30 students selected for Winning Students scholarship support in the final announcement tranche for 2014-2015.
Star swimmer Ross Murdoch fended off tough competition to be crowned Sports Personality of the Year at the Scottish Sports Awards. The 200m Breaststroke Commonwealth Champion was selected ahead of six other leading athletes to take the top accolade at the Sunday Mail sportscotland awards held in Glasgow last night (Thursday 4 December).
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Natalie McWilliams retained her national windsurfing title a fortnight ago it was far more than just another medal to add to a growing collection for a youngster who normally competes at international level.
Scotland won last month’s Commonwealth Rowing Championships at Strathclyde Country Park, their 15 medals putting them ahead of England and Canada on the podium and bettering their second place in the event four years ago.
As season finishes go it could not have gone much better for University of Stirling Maths student Marc Austin, who won Silver in last weekend’s Under-23 Triathlon World Championships in Edmonton, Canada.
Judoka Stephanie Inglis is preparing for life as an international jetsetter following her Commonwealth Silver medal.
Not even an imminent essay deadline has taken the shine off the Commonwealth Games success of history making Team Scotland Badminton player Kirsty Gilmour.
Table Tennis talent Craig Howieson has swapped the court for the classroom as he returns to the day job following a fantastic Commonwealth Games.
Students on a highly successful sports scholarship programme won no fewer than 13 medals at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Edinburgh’s Patrick Dawson is just a handful of days away from realising the lifetime’s dream of competing for Team Scotland at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Almost one quarter of the Scots competing at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have been bolstered by Winning Students scholarship support. No fewer than 80 members of the 310-strong Team Scotland and two members of Team England are students or graduates of the national scholarship programme established to support athletes studying in Scottish colleges and universities.
Orienteers from Scotland’s dedicated performance training centre are on course to excel at three separate World Championships starting on Saturday.
Willie Kirk has been appointed High Performance Football Manager at the Scottish FA National Performance Centre for Women’s Football in its new home at Heriot-Watt University.
Pupils from Clydebank High School met Commonwealth Games debutant Nicki Skrastin who delivered an action-packed hockey taster session for secondary three pupils.
London 2012 medal winning Para-Cyclist Karen Darke won her first World Cup gold medal in Italy this month.
All ten badminton players confirmed to compete for Team Scotland at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are students…Winning Students.
University of Edinburgh student and endurance runner Rhona Auckland has been selected along with 70 future Commonwealth Games competitors and coaches for an exclusive sports programme.
West College Scotland HND student Gareth Jones was confirmed this week as one of 14 wrestlers to represent Team Scotland in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
A Scotland hockey star - and gifted student - is ready to get down to business at the FIH Champions Challenge at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre from Sunday.
Team Scotland unveiled its largest ever aquatics team ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - including 23 current and former Winning Students.
Stirling student Nick Rosenzweig completed his collection of student tennis titles – defeating two team-mates in the process.
Sporting students at college or university in Scotland can apply before 31 March for funding support.
It’s proving tough to keep up with Laura Muir in 2014. Already selected for Team Scotland for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, you could be forgiven for thinking she might take her foot off the pedal.
A Chemical Engineering student has swapped his Bunsen burner for a set of skis and qualified for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
Gifted Scottish swimmer Ross Murdoch picked up a brace of breaststroke golds at the Arena Grand Prix in Texas as he enjoyed a strong start to his biggest year yet.
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