Matthew Levy OAM Future Paralympian Scholarship

Matthew Levy OAM Future Paralympian Scholarship

Australia 31 Oct 2023
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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State University
Host Country
31 Oct 2023
Study level
Opportunity type
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions
Enrolment status: Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Student type: Domestic
Study level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate coursework
Study level: All study areas
Scholarship focus: Sporting excellence
Scholarship value: $6,000
Scholarship duration: Up to 4 years
Number awarded: One
Applications open: 1 August 2023


You're eligible if you:

  • are an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or the holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • participate in a NSOD Recognised Sport
  • are, or intends to be, enrolled full or part time in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program.

Selection criteria:

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria –

  • sporting achievements to date
  • potential to perform in their chosen sport at a Sufficiently High Level and
  • any other information that the selection committee considers relevant to the applicant’s future success in their studies.

About this scholarship:

Established in 2023 through an initial donation from Matthew Levy OAM, a retired Australian Paralympic swimmer who won three gold, one silver and six bronze medals across five Paralympic Games between 2004 and 2020. The UQ Para-athlete Scholarship Scheme was created to attract and retain outstanding new and continuing students with a disability who have demonstrated exceptional ability in their chosen sport to combine a tertiary education with high performance sport.

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