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Winning Students awards 1000th scholarship


23 Nov 2015

SFC-funded Winning Students has awarded its one thousandth sports scholarship.

Badminton star Patrick MacHugh, who is studying at the University of Strathclyde, is the 1000th student to be awarded a Winning Students scholarship.

Since 2008, Winning Students has awarded scholarships to more than 300 gifted young athletes studying in 31 colleges and universities across Scotland. The scholarships provide financial support of up to £6,000 a year plus the flexibility to train and compete while studying.

Patrick was one of 82 Winning Students and graduates who competed at Glasgow 2014 and is one of 125 top student athletes to receive support this year.

The scholarships are funded by SFC and managed by the University of Stirling.