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Wensley Sporting Scholarship

Enrolment status
Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Student type
Study level
Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate coursework
Study area
All study areas
Scholarship focus
Financial hardship, Sporting excellence
Scholarship value
Scholarship duration
1 year
Number awarded
Applications open
2 August 2022
Applications close
31 October 2022


You're eligible if you:

  • are an Australian citizen, permanent resident or the holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • can demonstrate financial need
  • are, or intend to be, enrolled on a full-time basis, except in exceptional circumstances as considered relevant by the committee.

How to apply

Apply online through the UQ Sport website.

You may need to provide (if applicable): 

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

Use our tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.

Selection criteria

We'll consider:

  • demonstrated financial need
  • sporting achievements to date
  • potential to perform in your chosen sport at an elite level (state or national)
  • any other information that the selection committee considers relevant to your future success in your studies.

About this scholarship

Named in honour of The Honourable Dr Penelope Wensley AC and established in 2020 by Alumni Friends under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative. This Scholarship is maintained by the Alumni Friends Giving Society endowment fund.