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2022 Application dates coming soon

UQ welcomes applications for Young ChangeMakers from current Year 11 students. To ensure diversity in the program and allow each student to make their unique contribution to the experience, the selection panel will choose nominees from a range of schools, backgrounds and interest areas. To be eligible for selection, you must:

  • be an ATAR eligible or International Baccalaureate (IB) student in Year 11 (2021)
  • be planning to pursue university studies after finishing Year 12.

Applicants will be assessed on:

  • academic achievement
  • involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • contributions to their school and/or local community.

Applicants are required to submit an online application form with supporting documents including:

  • 300-word passion statement or 1-minute video (tell us about you and the causes, hobbies or subjects you’re passionate about)
  • copy of Semester 1, Year 11 school report
  • letter of support from your school (principal or teacher) or a community organisation you’re involved in
  • evidence of financial hardship, if applicable.

For further application guidelines, see the 2021 Application Guide. 

For further information or assistance, please don't hesitate to contact the Young Scholars Program Coordinator:
Phone:   07 3365 2835
Email:     youngchangemakers@uq.edu.au