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63rd Queensland Science Contest in 2016

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 63rd year!

Registrations are open!.

To enter:

1. Choose a contest category and complete your project. The project may also be eligible to enter Australia's prestigious national science contest, the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards and/or apply for a bursary.
2. Fill out your entry form online and pay $5 per individual entry before October 9.
5. Send or bring your entry to the University of Queensland on Friday, 14 or Saturday, 15 October.
6. The Awards Ceremony will be held at the University of Queensland on Saturday, 29 October. All winners will be notified in the weeks prior to the ceremony.

Over $6000 worth of prizes available!
Prize for the best overall school

Information for:

*Teachers      *Students      *Parents      *Sponsors

2015 Contest Sponsors

2015 Scientific Investigations (Senior Division) Sponsor

Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2016 Bursary Sponsors

Birdlife Southern Queensland






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.