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Gordon Young Memorial Scholarship


$5,000 - $10,000

1 year





The Gordon Young Memorial Scholarship is offered in memory of Gordon Young, the former NSW Director of Physical Education and President of the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation. The Gordon Young Memorial Scholarship aims to support students and their research in the following broad areas: physical recreation, human movement or sport.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time student(s) with UTS enrolment in either an Honours' degree, a Master's Degree by Research or a PhD degree in the UTS Business School or Faculty of Health; and
  • The recipient must be studying or researching¬†in the area of physical recreation, human movement or sport.

Selection process

  • Academic Merit
  • A statement of specific research in keeping with the vision of the late Gordon Young
  • Motivation to succeed in the field of studies as demonstrated in the application.
  • Preference will be given to the field of studies being related to the donor's intended wishes: physical recreation, human movement or sport (including Sport and Exercise Science, or Sport Management).

Applications closed

Applications will be called for once a year in February and due early March.


Need more information? Contact...

Dr Nico Schulenkorf
Management Discipline Group (School of Business)
Phone: +61 2 9514 5368

Dr Rob Bower
Sport and Exercise Discipline Group (Faculty of Health)
Phone: +61 2 9514 5108