Applications for 2018 closed at 4:00pm on Friday 10 August

Applications for 2019 Year 11 students will open Monday 27 May, 2019 


Students who meet the eligibility and selection criteria are invited to submit an application for the  UQ Young Scholars Program. Before applying, students should read the YSP Application Guidelines available here.

When they click the 'Apply now' button, applicants will be prompted to create an account with UQ. Some applicants may have already completed this process if you have registered for other events or activities with UQ. Your username will need to be an email address which is unique and owned by you, and one which you check on a regular basis.

Please note that some email addresses with strong spam filters, particuarly those given to students by high schools, may block university communication and should not be used. Please check your junk mail folder if you do not receive a confirmation email from UQ. 

Applicants are required to complete an online application form and submit appropriate supporting documentation by either by hard copy or digital upload. Further instructions regarding this will be included in the confirmation email students immediatly after applying.

Supporting documentation should include:

  • Copy of Semester 1, Year 11 School Report,
  • 300 word typed personal statement, and
  • Evidence of financial hardship (if applicable) 

All supporting documentation should be mailed to the address below, or submitted via the digital upload link on the applicant's confirmation email.

Young Scholars Program Coordinator
The University of Queensland
Room 207, Building 87, Service Road
St Lucia   QLD   4072

Please note that the application must be signed and supported by the student's parent/guardian and endorsed by the applicant's school.

All applications must be completed and all supporting documentation submitted by 4:00pm on the closing date. UQ is unable to accept any late applications. Posted supporting documentation which has been post-marked on or prior to Friday 10 August will be accepted. 

For further information or assistance, please don't hesitate to contact the Young Scholars Program Coordinator:
Phone:   07 3365 2835