Clem Jones Sporting Scholarships


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value $6000 per year
Scholarship duration Up to 3 years
Number awarded Varies
Opening date 3 August 2021
Closing date 31 October 2021


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.

Additional benefits

  • UQ Sporting Scholarship program and associated support services.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

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
(07) 3346 6243


Scholarship means the Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship

Head means the Head of School, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Clem Jones Group means Clem Jones Group of Companies

Sufficiently High Level means state or national representative level

Satisfactory Academic Progress means a minimum semester GPA of 4.0.