3. Benefits

Students selected for the Young Scholars Program benefit from:

  • Early familiarisation with university, campus and college life
  • Challenging discussions, led by some of Australia’s leading teaching and research academics
  • Information sessions and hands on experiences covering many interesting study and related career possibilities
  • Opportunities to build valuable networks and lasting friendships with like-minded students
  • Mentoring and support from current UQ students
  • Opportunities for personal, professional and leadership development
  • Access to the YSP Facebook online community
  • Early information on new programs, scholarship opportunities and forthcoming events
  • Igniting motivation to make a positive and lasting difference through leadership and community endeavours
  • Engaging in activities which broadens students perspectives and challenges them to think more deeply about today’s global society