64th Queensland Science Contest in 2017

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. It is currently in its 64th year!

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

To enter:

  1. Read the Handbook. Then choose a contest category and complete your project.
  2. Register your entry online and pay $5 per individual entry before Monday, October 9.
  3. Send or bring your entry to the University of Queensland on Friday, 13 or Saturday, 14 October.
  4. The Awards Ceremony will be held at the University of Queensland on Saturday, 28 October. All winners will be notified in the weeks prior to the ceremony.

Over $10000 worth of prizes available!

Contest Sponsors

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Looking for project ideas?

More about the aims of the contest.

Terms and Conditions, Safety & Ethical Considerations

Download the Queensland Science Contest Handbook

Find out about other student competitions, such as NATA’s Young Scientist of the Year Awards.