Scholarships and prizes

The University of Queensland is proud to offer a range of scholarships and prizes to undergraduate, postgraduate, research and international students. These schemes provide finanical support for university fees, living costs and travel costs for students wishing to take part in exchange programs.

Please see the list below for information about scholarships and prizes available to School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences students.

Scholarships

A variety of scholarships and prizes are available to future and current undergraduate students of the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences. The values, requirements, and application procedures of these awards vary greatly, and students are urged to study the list carefully to determine those most appropriate to their plans and achievements.

Macdonald-Leitch Scholarship - purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support students who are undertaking study in the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours) program.

Find out more about UQ Undergraduate scholarships.

 

UQ Winter/Summer Research opportunities

 

Prizes

UQ HMNS Exercise and Sport Sciences Prize: awarded annually in recognition of academic excellence for Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences (Honours) graduating student. Highest cumulative GPA. $100 cash prize.

UQ HMNS Health, Sport & Physical Education Prize: Awarded in recognition of academic excellence for Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours) graduating student. Highest cumulative GPA. $100 cash prize.

UQ HMNS Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Prize: Awarded in recognition of academic excellence for Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences graduating student. Highest cumulative GPA. $100 cash prize.

The Reginald Capps Memorial Prize: is a awarded annually to the undergraduate student undertaking a major in the field of Human Movement Studies who completes, with distinction, a project which, in the opinion of the Head of the School, makes the best use of the technical resources of the School. Honours students are also eligible for this prize. $500 cash prize.

Exercise and Sports Science Australia Prize: awarded to the graduating Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences student who has shown outstanding professional qualities in Clinical Exercise Physiology.  The winner will have achieved strong grades in core exercise prescription and programming courses, performed well in their professional placement, and demonstrated potential for high-quality service to the EP profession.

The Kent Pearson Memorial Prize: is awarded annually to the undergraduate student who obtains the best results in the sociology of sport course. This award was established in 1986 in recognition of and to commemorate the contribution made to the School and the University by the late sport sociologist Dr Kent Pearson. Books prize awarded.

The Patricia Mary Poacher Prize: is awarded annually to the undergraduate student who, as part of his or her program of study in courses offered by the School on the socio-historical aspects of sport, writes the best essay on a topic concerned with women in Australian sport. Established in 1994 by the family of Patricia Mary Poacher, a past member of the Queensland State vigoro team. Book prize awarded.

The Warren Walsh Memorial Prize: awarded annually for the PhD graduate who makes the most outstanding contribution to their discipline and to the teaching, research and life of the School. This award was established as a memorial to the late Dr. Warren Walsh, the School's second PhD graduate and a staff member from 1981-82 who lectured in the motor control and learning field. $500 cash prize.

The Patrick Cuskelly Memorial Prize: awarded annually to the graduating student who performed outstandingly on all aspects of their major practicum in exercise science. This award was established as a memorial in 2008 to Patrick Cuskelly, a 4th year Exercise Science student. $100 cash prize.

Max Howell & Lingyu Xie Sport History Prize: awarded annually in recognition of outstanding achievement in HIST3002 History of Sport & Physical Activity in Australian Society. $300 cash prize.

A variety of scholarships and prizes are available to future and current students of the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences. The values, requirements, and application procedures of these awards vary greatly, and students are urged to study the list carefully to determine those most appropriate to their plans and achievements.

Scholarships

Read about UQ Postgraduate Scholarships

Prizes

UQ HMNS Clinical Exercise Physiology Prize: Awarded in recognition of academic excellence for Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology graduating student. Highest cumulative GPA. $100 cash prize.

UQ HMNS Sports Coaching Prize: Awarded in recognition of academic excellence for Master Sports Coaching graduating student. Highest cumulative GPA. $100 cash prize.

UQ HMNS Sports Medicine Prize: Awarded in recognition of academic excellence for Master Sports Coaching graduating student. Highest cumulative GPA. $100 cash prize.

Scholarships

Dr Alf Howard International Travel Scholarship: is awarded annually to allow a UQ HMNS Research Higher Degree student to undertake international travel which will improve the quality of their research. Find out more

HMNS Research Student Travel Awards: is to support RHD student attendance at academic meetings of international standing. Find out more.

More UQ RHD Scholarships: The UQ Graduate School manages a number of scholarship schemes that provide financial support for tuition fees, living costs and travel which enables you to focus on your research and achieve the best results. 

 

 

 

Learn about scholarships available to international students.