Available to:
Current or future student at the University of Queensland

Level of study:
Full-time undergraduate

Year of study:
Any year of an undergraduate degree


This scholarship was established by a donation from Dr I.C.F. Spry QC of Melbourne in 1983. St John’s College Council resolved to apply the funds to the establishment of the Sir Charles Spry Scholarship. Sir Charles Spry was a distinguished Brisbane-born serviceman.

Award Value:
$12,000 over 1 year ($6,000/semester)

1 year

1st September (for awards to be held the following year)

Continuing/returning students:  4pm on Monday, 12 October 2020
New/First Year students:  4pm on Friday 15 January 2021

  • A recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student, or have been offered a place, at The University of Queensland, with a preference for a recipient studying Law
  • A recipient must demonstrate academic excellence a
  • A recipient must be in residence at St John’s College for the academic year in which the award is received
  • A recipient must remain a full time student for the year in which the scholarship is made and make satisfactory progress towards the completion of her/his degree program
  • A recipient must contribute the balance of the College fees
About The Awards
  • This award is offered annually
  • Two awards are offered in any one year (Minor = Future Students/Major = Current Students)
  • A recipient must demonstrate academic excellence
  • Two awards are offered each year to undergraduate students with a preference for recipients who are studying law
  • The amount of the Major award is currently $12,000
  • It is offered as remission of College fees over two semesters of one academic year
  • The award is for a period of one academic year only
How To Apply
Applicants for the scholarship must apply to the Warden of St John’s College by the closing date using the St John’s College Award Application Form.
For More Information
Contact St John’s College Admissions Officer at admissions@stjohns.uq.edu.au.