UQ Firebirds Scholarship


Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value $5,000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded Up to 4
Opening date 18 September 2020
Closing date 31 January 2021


Established in 2019 and maintained by an annual gift from Queensland Firebirds and UQ Marketing and Communications.

The Scholarship is to encourage and support new students who have demonstrated a passion for netball.


An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship if the applicant-

(a)           submits an application by the closing date for applications;

(d)           completed year 12 in the year prior to award;

(c)           intends to enrol as a commencing student in an Approved Program in the year of award; and

(d)           can demonstrate they have played netball for school or a club, or contributed to the sport of netball through coaching or volunteering within the previous 2 year period.

Approved Program means an undergraduate coursework program

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Click on the Application Form Link and submit completed application with supporting documentation where applicable by the closing date.

Selection criteria

The Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria -

(a)           in no particular order, preference may be given to Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Persons, students who are first in their family to attend university, or a Regional or Remote Student;

(b)           academic achievement in years 11 and 12;

(c)           achievements and commitment to the netball community;

(d)           leadership achievements and capabilities; and

(e)           demonstrated financial need.

Applications are closed.


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