Please complete the following form to apply for a place on a 5-Day SPARQ-ed Immersion

Student Details

* 1. Contact details

* 2. School attended

* 4. Gender

* 5. Date of birth (note you must be 15 years old at the time of the Immersion to participate)


* 6. Student alternative email address

* 7. I wish to identify as:

Select Program Dates

* 8. Program dates- all dates are subject to availability and project topics will be confirmed early in 2017.

  1st choice 2nd choice
11-15 September (last week of term 3)
18-22 September
Parent Details

* 9. Parent/Guardian Contact Details

* 10. Parent/Guardian contact phone number

* 11. Parent/Guardian email address

School Details

* 13. Contact teacher details (teacher you will ask to write your recommendation)

* 14. School information

* 15. School type

* 16. School Location

Student Academic Results
Science-relevant subjects only. Biology, Chemistry or Both must be included

* 17. Subject #1

* 18. Subject #2

* 19. Subject #3

* 20. Subject #4

* 21. Subject #5

SPARQ-ed Bonus Rank Program (Optional)

The SPARQ-ed Bonus Rank Program allows participants in the research immersion programs to complete an additional component which awards them a bonus point under the University of Queensland Bonus Rank Scheme. Information about this program can be found at

I have read the information about the SPARQ-ed Bonus Rank Program and am aware of the additional activities required of me. I would like to take part in this optional activity and be considered for a bonus point under the University of Queensland Bonus Rank Scheme.

* 22. I would like to take part in the optional Bonus Rank Program

* 23. If Yes: Learner Unique Identifier (LUI):

Student Interest Statement (max 500 wds)

* 24. Please write a short statement on what qualities you can bring to the SPARQ-ed Research Immersion Program, citing examples where possible. Explain why you want to take part in the program and detail any areas of special scientific interest you may have:

Activity Log

Please detail any relevant scientific experience you may have already completed. This may include part-time work, work experience, volunteer work, and other science programs (e.g. Siemens Summer School, Frontiers in Science lectures, Optiminds, Science & Engineering challenge, Science Competitions etc.).

* 25. Activity #1

* 26. Activity #2

* 27. Activity #3

* 28. Activity #4

Thank you for your expression of interest. You will be given an opportunity to apply for your preferred Immersion before it is opened up to other students.

Please note: You will still need to meet the academic achievement requirements to be considered by the selection panel.