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UQ Sports Achievement Scholarships are open to students who:
Clem Jones Sporting Scholarships are open to students who:
The UQ Sport Scholarship Ambassador Program is open to students who:
Preference will be given to students who are members of, or intend to join, a UQ sporting club.
UQ Swimming Scholarships are open to students who:
Recipients must maintain membership and satisfactory performance at the UQ Swimming Club and associated UQ Sport Academy High Performance programs.
Awarding of the UQ Sports Achievement and Clem Jones Sporting Scholarships are determined annually by the UQ Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic). However, for the UQ Sport Scholarship Ambassador Program, up to five (5) Scholarships are offered each year.
The Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship is a three (3) year Scholarship. The UQ Sports Achievement Scholarship and UQ Sport Scholarship Ambassador Program are both one (1) year Scholarships. You may re-apply for these one year Scholarships again through the appropriate channels. All Scholarships are subject to students meeting and maintaining the eligibility criteria.
The UQ Sports Achievement Scholarships are determined annually by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic). Please view the Scholarship page for current values. The Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship is valued at $6000 for each year it is held. The UQ Swimming Scholarship is valued at $4500 for one year.
The UQ Sports Achievement and Ambassador Program Scholarships are open to all athletes. The Clem Jones Sporting Scholarships can also be awarded for any sport; however, one Scholarship is awarded to a cricketer each year. The UQ Swimming Scholarship is exclusive to swimming athletes who are new students.
Yes. Joining and representing a UQ sporting club is conditional only when applicable.
No. All UQ sporting Scholarship applications must be submitted via the online application form. Any supporting documentation must be submitted electronically when submitting your online application.
Please email any amendments to your personal information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is only a requirement for those people applying for a Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship, as the scholarship is intended to support student-athletes experiencing financial hardship. The selection committee looks at the applicant’s overall financial circumstances through the ATO Notice of Assessment of the student and their parents/guardians (if they are dependant). Centrelink statements may also be submitted in addition to the ATO Notice of Assessment.
Please provide copies of the most recent Notice of Assessment available.
Your application will not be considered.
No. Achievements will only be considered at the time of the submission. Applications will close 31st October each year.
It’s best to submit your application after any significant events, but prior to the closing date of the application. You may contact us and request to update your application form, however, no changes can be made after the application closing date.
Applications will open at the beginning of August each year, and close at midnight on the 31st of October each year. Please note that all supporting documentation also needs to be submitted prior to the closing date.
No. All applications are reviewed after the closing date.
Yes, you can save your answers and resume your application at any time. You can then return at a later time, but the application must be completed before the closing date.
No. There is a strict time frame from when applications close to when the selection committee reviews the applications. The online application form will be taken offline at midnight on 31st October.
Please email email@example.com as soon as possible and ask for your application to be deleted. You will need to start your application again.
You will receive an email confirming your application has been submitted. If you do not receive a confirmation email your application was not submitted.
You can apply for all the Scholarships on the same online application form, however you will need to provide additional documentation for the Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship.
This will depend on your academic and sporting achievements to date and the achievements of the pool of applicants that year.
A minimum number of Scholarships will be awarded to new students. This number is dependent upon the total number of Scholarships available.
You should receive information if your application was successful between late December and early January. Successful applicants will receive correspondence via telephone and email. Due to the large volume of applications received it may not be possible to notify all unsuccessful applicants.
For those who receive financial assistance as part of the Scholarship, you can use your Scholarship funds at your discretion. Successful applicants may like to use the funds for text books, tuition fees, travel to competitions, or sporting equipment. Scholarship funds will be transferred via electronic bank transfer in two equal instalments throughout the year, subject to applicants meeting the Scholarship criteria.
UQ Sports Achievement Scholarship and UQ Sport Ambassador Scholarship holders can choose to study full or part-time while on their Scholarship. Please refer to The Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship and the UQ Swimming Scholarship rules for information on the required enrolment for these scholarships.
For those who receive financial assistance as part of a Scholarship program, your money will be classified as income for Centrelink purposes, but not for Australian Taxation Office (ATO) purposes.
Scholarship holders will be asked to attend the Scholarship Program Launch event, Scholarship photo shoot, various UQ Sport award ceremonies, and other UQ Sport Academy events. As per their Scholarship agreement, recipients may also be asked to attend any Scholarship fundraising events, compete for UQ at UniSport Nationals and join the relevant UQ sporting club (if applicable). Scholarship recipients will also be required to complete a brief Semester report, detailing their sporting and academic achievements for the Semester. Scholarship holders will also be required to attend at least one (1) check-in meeting with the Elite Athlete Personal Development Advisor per Semester.
You can hold more than one UQ sporting Scholarship at any one time. You may also still be awarded a Scholarship if you hold a Scholarship at another institute or academy of sport, or if you hold another type of UQ Scholarship (i.e. academic).
Yes, provided you still meet the Scholarship eligibility criteria. Please note that having held a UQ sporting Scholarship does not guarantee that you will be successful in future application rounds.