$4,500 University of Queensland 2024 Wensley Sporting Scholarship, Australia

Written by David on September 4, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Arts and Culture
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

In 2020, Alumni Friends established the Wensley Sporting Scholarship as part of the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative. The Honorable Dr. Penelope Wensley AC was chosen to recognize her achievements. This scholarship is managed by the endowment fund set up by the Alumni Friends Giving Society.


About the Scholarship Provider:

It is commonly agreed that the University of Queensland is the best educational institution in all of Australia. More educational awards have been bestowed upon UQ than upon any other Australian institution. The University of Queensland has three separate but equally accessible campuses in Southeast Australia. Both of the main campuses of the University of Queensland—in St. Lucia and Herston—are situated within easy commuting distance of Brisbane. Brisbane, Queensland, is now home to more than two million people. It has a subtropical temperature, a thriving cultural scene, and low crime rate, making it a fantastic vacation spot. Brisbane, Australia has become a major commercial, cultural, and educational hub for the Asia-Pacific region because of its proximity to numerous natural World Heritage sites, including rainforests, mountain ranges, and beaches.

Nearly 268,000 degrees, including 14,500 doctorates, have been granted by the University of Queensland. Current and former students represent more than 170 different countries. The University of Queensland is widely considered as the top university in Queensland, thus students come from all across the state to study there. The University of Queensland’s three campuses in southeast Queensland provide a wide variety of degree and diploma programs. The vast majority of first-year students in the United States attend one of these colleges. There are 134 different nations represented within the graduate and postgraduate student bodies, which accounts for 16% of the overall student body. Staff and student body diversity are reflections of the university’s six academic divisions and extensive network of research facilities.


The city of Berkeley, California, where the prestigious university is located, has been the scene of tremendous political turmoil. Because of the state’s abundance of universities and colleges, Queensland’s students can choose from a diverse range of postsecondary alternatives. Queensland’s higher education enrollment has skyrocketed in recent years. The area’s beaches, forests, unique wildlife, and thrilling amusement parks all have the potential to draw in more visitors. Rapid development in the state is likely due to its strategic significance. In the major cities of Queensland, students can choose from a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate levels of study. Included are positions in both the retail and creative industries.

Even in the most outlying areas of Queensland, residents have access to the great education system that serves the entire state. This school offers a variety of programs, including those in maritime studies, business administration, and tropical agriculture, among others. UQ is one of only three educational institutions in the world to be invited to join the prestigious Universitas 21 consortium. Universitas 21 is an international group of universities working together to improve education worldwide. It is generally agreed that the University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia is one of the greatest universities around. UQ is often considered to be the top institution in Australia, and it is one of the eight universities that make up the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8). (MOOCs)


About 15,400 of the University of Queensland’s over 280,000 alums work in the medical field. They have contributed to the creation of a global alumni community that spans more than 170 nations. About 55,000 students, teachers, and staff call the University of Queensland in southeast Queensland home. All three of the university’s campuses welcome guests at any time. Students from 142 different nations are currently enrolled at this university, proving that it has attracted the best and brightest in Queensland. University graduate and professional programs have roughly the same number of students. About 1,500 researchers throughout the sciences, social sciences, and engineering call UQ home, and they’re all invested in the university’s continued success.

More than a hundred such research centers can be found across the University of Queensland’s six academic faculties. According to the Fellowships and Prizes database maintained by the Australian Research Council, the University of Queensland has been awarded more than $290 million in fellowships and prizes over the course of its history. The Australian Research Council provides funding for these awards. The University of Queensland is made up of six different schools, each of which has its own set of identical facilities. The Australian Research Council has received 419 individual grants worth over $290 million, as detailed on their Fellowships and Grants page. The National Science and Technology Awards in Australia get significant funding from the Australian Research Council.


SeNSS is one of only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC, and they will be offering a handful of fully-funded ESRC doctoral studentships beginning in September 2023. SeNSS is one of the only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Queensland

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth: $4,500

Study Level:  Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • Students who demonstrate financial need are eligible to receive athletic scholarships from Wensley College with a minimum value of $4,500.


The Gustafsson & Skrondal Visiting Scholarship is administered by the University of Oslo’s Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO). As part of the visiting scholar program, CEMO and the University of Oslo host a number of young researchers from Norway and elsewhere each year.


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Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • You meet the requirements to apply if you:
  • can demonstrate a financial need are enrolled or expected to be enrolled full-time (with the exception of exceptional circumstances) and are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa.
  • necessity proven financial necessity other factors the selection committee deems relevant to your future academic success including your athletic achievements to date and your potential to succeed at a high level (state or national) in your chosen sport.



The University of Queensland 2024 Wensley Sporting Scholarship, Australia is open to all international students.


If a student enrolls in one of the degree programs offered by SOAS University of London, they may be eligible to receive a fee waiver award in the amount of £5,000. This award is available to students who are interested in receiving a degree from SOAS University of London.


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and if so, do you meet the requirements? Please visit the University of Queensland in Australia’s website, which may be found at uqsport.com.au, in order to submit your application.
  • Your application can be submitted via the UQ Sport website at your convenience.
  • It is possible that you will be asked to give the following (if it is applicable): 
  • Proof that you are in need of monetary support, such as your most recent tax and Centrelink statements, in addition to those of your parents. 
  • Results in the classroom as well as out on the playing field. 


Application Deadline

The application deadline for the University of Queensland 2024 Wensley Sporting Scholarship, Australia, is October 31, 2023.

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