66th Queensland Science Contest in 2019

The Queensland Science Contest is an opportunity for Queensland students from Prep to Grade 12 to have their scientific work judged for awards and prizes.

To enter:

  1. Read the Handbook & other information page then choose a contest category and complete your project.
  2. Register your entry online and pay $5 per individual entry or $10 per group entry (maximum of 3 students per group) before Tuesday the 8th October 2019 
  3. Post, email or bring your entry (with completed consent form) to the University of Queensland on either 11th (after 6pm) or 12th of October (8-9am) 2019 and pick up on the 13th October(8am-12pm). Allow plenty of time for postage!!! Please note we have limited space & cannot store posters & large projects until the 11th October. Room drop off is at Sir James Foots Building (Bldg 47A) in room 241 on level 2. Best parking is in the Conifer Knoll Car park adjacent to the UQ Lakes.
  4. The Awards Ceremony will be held at the University of Queensland on 26th October 2019.  Winners and highly commended students & families are invited to attend the Award Ceremony via their teacher.

Over $12000 worth of prizes available!

Please attach the STAQ consent form to the final project upon submission; either attached to the physical copy of the project or included with the electronic copy. The National consent form is only needed for the winners of the Scientific Investigation & Engineering Categories.

Contest Sponsors

Principal Sponsor

Bursary Sponsors some with bursary information links (hover over logo)

Birdlife Southern Queensland are awarding two bursaries this year: “The best two Bird related projects will be awarded a $200.00 bursary each. One in primary level and the other in secondary school level.”

All bird related entries in the Communication Science, Environmental Activities and Scientific Investigations categories will be considered eligible for these awards.  Entries will be judged on how well they meet the criteria outlined in these categories. 
Please note: Birdlife Southern Queensland are happy to be contacted regarding suitable avenues of investigation, and can help with data provision if working on existing data sets is of interest.