2016 Scholarship Applications Open

Applications for the 2016 UQ Sports Achievement Scholarships are currently open, but only for another month! Make sure you get your application in to be considered for these fantastic awards!

Sporting scholarships are offered to assist outstanding athletes balance their studies with the demands of elite-level sport.

The scholarships are open to any students or prospective students who wish to study at UQ in the following year and are valued at $6,000 each with an extra $1500 of student services also available. They offer recipients an amazing opportunity to receive financial assistance whilst undertaking their tertiary studies and also continuing their pursuit of excellence in the field of AFL football.

The applications for next year’s scholarships close on the 31st October 2015, so get in now!

More information can be found, and application completed, on the UQ Sport Scholarships website.


The University of Queensland Australian Football Club (est 1956) is one of the largest sporting clubs based on the UQ campus. Recognised by AFL athletes as the preferred club at which to develop their professional and sporting careers, the UQAFC is a professional organisation based on amateur values where the UQ AFL community can enjoy competitive success, personal and professional development and life enriching social experiences in a safe, engaging and respectful environment. The club offers UQ Sports Achievement Scholarships specifically for AFL athletes studying and playing at the University of Queensland. With teams in the QAFL, QAFA, QWAFL & QWAFA, the UQAFC plays matches throughout south east Queensland each season. If you would like to contact the UQAFC about our media releases please contact our Media Manager, to enquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact the President, or to find out more about playing with the club please click here.