Clem Jones Sporting Scholarships

Clem Jones Sporting Scholarships

Australia 31 Oct 2021
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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31 Oct 2021
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Opportunity funding
Full funding
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All Regions


This scholarship is to encourage students with academic ability to complete their intended program at UQ who can demonstrate the potential to perform at a sufficiently high level in their chosen sport.

It was established in 2000 by the late Dr Clem Jones AO and is maintained by an annual donation from The Clem Jones Foundation.


To be eligible, you must: 

  • submit an application to the Head by the closing date for applications
  • be an Australian citizen
  • have at least 3 years (full time equivalent) of your undergraduate program to complete once awarded the scholarship
  • be, or will be, enrolled on a full-time basis, except in exceptional circumstances as considered relevant by the committee.

How to apply

All applications are made online through the UQ Sport website – no written applications will be accepted.

You will need to provide: 

  • evidence of financial need (most recent tax and Centrelink statements for yourself and your parents) 
  • academic results
  • sporting results. 

For more information about the application process, contact UQ Sport.

Go to the UQ Sport website to apply

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded by Senate on the recommendation of a selection committee comprising:

  1. the Head or nominee (who shall chair the committee); and
  2. the CEO, UQ SPORT or nominee; and
  3. a member of the University's academic staff appointed by the chair; and
  4. a representative from the Clem Jones Group or nominee;
  5. other representatives as may be determined by the chair 

with UQ staff in the majority.

The Scholarship is awarded to applicant(s) who, in the opinion of the selection committee, shows the greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  1. evidence of financial need; and
  2. sporting achievements to date; and
  3. potential to perform in their chosen sport at a Sufficiently High Level; and
  4. any other information that the selection committee considers relevant.


UQ Sport

Scholarship value : $6000 per year

Number awarded : Varies

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