Available to:
Current student at the University of Queensland

Level of study:
Undergraduate or postgraduate

Year of study:
Any year of an undergraduate degree or postgraduate


The OJA is a group of dedicated former St John’s Students, who work to develop, foster and strengthen personal, academic and professional networks. The organisation allows ex-students a valuable platform for social and professional interaction, and a conduit to give back to the broader college community.

The award is designed to recognise and support a student who exemplifies Johnian values.

Award Value:
$4,000 over 1 year ($2,000/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 or postgraduate student at The University of Queensland having already resided at the College for at least one semester
  • A recipient must demonstrate a commitment to College and show how such commitment has made a positive contribution to the culture and ethos of the College as a whole
  • Demonstrated financial need may also be taken into consideration
  • 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 award is made and make satisfactory progress towards the completion of her/his undergraduate/postgraduate degree program
  • A recipient must contribute the balance of the College fees
About The Awards
  • This award is offered annually
  • Only one award may be made in any one year
  • It is to be awarded to a student who exemplifies the Johnian spirit of commitment to College activities and who contributes positively and improves the culture and ethos of the College as a whole
  • A recipient must have successfully completed at least one semester of her/his studies while residing at St John’s College
  • The amount 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.