Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship

Established in 2000 by the late Dr Clem Jones AO and maintained by an annual donation from The Clem Jones Foundation. Amongst a long list of lifetime achievements and service, Clem Jones was a stalwart as a player and administrator at UQCC.

The scholarship is to “encourage students with academic ability to complete their intended program at The University of Queensland who can demonstrate the potential to perform at a high level in their chosen sport.”

Each year at least one Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship is awarded to a UQ student as nominated by UQCC.
The cricket scholarship recipient is required to play for UQCC throughout the duration of their scholarship.
$6,000 for each year for which it is held

Applicants are required to:
  • be an Australian citizen
  • have at least 3 years (full time equivalent) of their undergraduate program to complete once awarded the scholarship
  • be enrolled on a full-time basis (except in exceptional circumstances).

Selection of award:
The scholarship is awarded to applicants who show the greatest merit as demonstrated by:
  • evidence of financial need
  • sporting achievements to date
  • potential to continue to perform in their chosen sport at a high level
  • any other information that the selection committee considers relevant.
Conditions for scholarship:
The scholarship is tenable for up to 3 years subject to the recipient:
  • maintaining satisfactory academic progress
  • ongoing financial need
  • continuing to perform in their sport at a sufficiently high level.

2017 scholarship application dates:
  • Applications open: 2 August 2016
  • Applications close: 31 October 2016
2018 scholarship application dates - TBA:


Previous Recipients:

  • Current Australian Southern Stars player Holly Ferling
  • Former Queensland Bulls player Scott Walter
  • Former Queensland Fire player Selena Tainton
  • Current Scotland player Hamish Gardiner

Further information:
The Clem Jones Sporting Scholarships are administered by the UQ Sport Scholarships Office. For further information and application details please visit

The UQ Sport Scholarships Office also administers other sporting scholarships at UQ which may also be of interest to prospective and current UQCC players.