The University of Edinburgh offers various elite sporting scholarships for student athletes.
The University of Edinburgh’s Sporting Scholarships are some of the most respected in the UK, helping the best student athletes reach their full potential. Our scholarships are open to students in any year of study at the University.
To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must fulfil the following:
- Hold, or be in the process of applying for, a place on an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme at the University
- Currently competing at junior international standard or better in their chosen sport
- Ready to be fully involved in university sport, and in particular British University and College Sport (BUCS) Competition
Support is also available to individual athletes through our Individual Performance Programme
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Winning Students was established in May 2009 as Scotland's national sports scholarships supporting student athletes.
Ben Helm Scholarship
The Ben Helm scholarship is available to members of the Edinburgh University Boat Club who show ability and potential for national representation.
Gary Painter Rowing Prize
The Gary Painter Rowing Prize is available to members of the Edinburgh University Boat Club who show ability and potential for national representation.
Keri Holdsworth Scholarship
In memory of Keri Holdsworth, Scottish International Rugby player, this scholarship supports the development of an Edinburgh University Ladies Rugby Football Club member.
Tim Lees Scholarship
The Tim Lees Scholarship is available to members of the Edinburgh University Boat Club who show ability and potential for national representation.
Reynard Swimming Scholarship
The Reynard Swimming Scholarship is available to Edinburgh University students who are part of our Performance Swimming programme.