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THE CLEM JONES SPORTING SCHOLARSHIP

Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship


Background:
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.

 
Purpose:
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.
 
Requirements:
The cricket scholarship recipient is required to play for UQCC throughout the duration of their scholarship.
 
Value:
$6,000 for each year for which it is held


Eligibility:
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 http://scholarships.uq.edu.au/scholarship/clem-jones-sporting-scholarships

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