Winning Students

Individual Scholarship applications

Individual Scholarship applications for 2019/20 are now open and will close at 11.59pm on Sunday 1 September 2019.

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Winning Students Highlights

  • WATCH: Karen Darke is a Paralympic champion, speaker, writer, coach, adventurer and Winning Students scholar at the University of the West of Scotland.

    We caught up with Darke at the UWS Inspiring Women lecture series to talk about her phenomenal career and her renewed drive to compete at Tokyo 2020.

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  • Two Winning Students athletes lived up to their reputations at the highest level of student sport this past fortnight after returning from the World University Summer Games with medals.

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  • WATCH: University of Edinburgh Winning Students scholar, Alex Rankin, punches well above her height in the world of competitive rowing, competing for GB at international competitions across the world.

    Following a successful Henley Women's Regatta, we caught up with the History of Art Student to get a glimpse into the daily life of a high performance student athlete and find out what she's aiming for this summer.

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  • Winning Students rowing scholar, and Rio Silver medallist, Polly Swann has been selected by the GB Rowing Team to compete at the upcoming World Cup II in Poznan, Poland (21-23 June).

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Funded by Scottish Funding Council

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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