Other scholarships and awards

School students can apply for scholarships and awards in areas such as science, leadership or the arts.

Scholarships and grants

  • TJ Ryan Memorial Medals and Scholarships—for Year 12 students to help with tertiary education costs. All state and non-state secondary schools in Queensland can nominate 1 high-achieving student for this award.
  • Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science and Science Education—recognises Year 12 science students with high achievement in at least 2 senior science subjects and involvement in extra-curricular science activities.
  • Aspiring Teacher Grants—for high-achieving Year 12 students who are starting a teacher education program at a Queensland university.
  • Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship—financial support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school leavers who want to study to become teachers in Queensland schools.



  • The Premier’s Anzac Prize—an opportunity for eligible Queensland high school students to travel to Gallipoli and experience the Anzac tradition firsthand.
  • StuditaliA Prize—Queensland students studying Italian in Year 12 may be eligible to apply for a 1 month Immersion Program to study in an Italian High School.

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