Awards & Prizes

Alumni Friends has presented over $650,000 to UQ students and staff in the form of prizes, scholarships, bursaries, and awards.

Oliver Wightman wining the 2016 Men’s Final of the Great Court Race (2nd Patrick Hagan 3rd Daniel Parnell and 4th Brenden Press). Photo credit: Geoff Lawrence.
Oliver Wightman wining the 2016 Men’s Final of the Great Court Race (2nd Patrick Hagan 3rd Daniel Parnell and 4th Brenden Press). Photo credit: Geoff Lawrence.

AFUQ is responsible for a number of major prizes and awards at The University of Queensland, including UQ Graduate of the Year, UQ Alumnus of the Year, 3MT People’s Choice Prize, and the Great Court Race Prizes.

AFUQ Scholarships include the Betty Fletcher Memorial Travelling Scholarship(s), David Dunlop Memorial Dental Bursary, Elizabeth Usher Memorial Travelling Scholarship, Joan Wickham Engineering Scholarship, Margaret Waugh Memorial Bursary, Richard Spencer Hopkins Memorial Prize, Alumni Friends UQ Merit Scholarship(s), Alumni Friends UQ Link Scholarship(s), UQ Sports Scholarships, and the Veterinary Alumni Prize.

The start of the 2016 Women’s Great Court Race Final (won by Lauren McAdam, ahead of 2nd Brianna Pennells, 3rd Meg Welsh and 4th Hannah Telford). Photo Credit: Geoff Lawrence
The start of the 2016 Women’s Great Court Race Final (won by Lauren McAdam, ahead of 2nd Brianna Pennells, 3rd Meg Welsh and 4th Hannah Telford). Photo Credit: Geoff Lawrence