Honours, third- and fourth-year scholarships
Playford Trust Honours (University) Scholarships – 12 $7000 scholarships

The Trust in partnership with Flinders University, the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia, offers four $7000 Honours scholarships for each institution.

These scholarships are for Honours students studying in the Trust’s priority areas – all of strategic importance to South Australia.

• Agriculture, aquaculture and food production

• Environmental sciences including water, energy and climate change

• Advanced manufacturing and new technologies

• Health sciences and associated new technologies

• Mining and resources development

Being awarded an Honours scholarship does not preclude students from subsequently applying for a Playford Trust PhD scholarship. Students undertaking a MPhil instead of Honours will also be considered.

In collaboration with its business and industry partners, the Trust also offers the following Honours third- and fourth-year scholarships:

Aurecon/Playford Trust Scholarship – 2 scholarships $10,000 scholarship

The scholarships are for students commencing fourth or fifth-year in electrical engineering and business/commerce, or a similar second degree, or fourth-year electrical engineering. In recognition of Aurecon’s commitment to promoting gender equality, preference will be given to female applicants. The successful applicants will be guaranteed work placements at Aurecon.

Codan/Playford Trust Scholarship – 1 $10,000 scholarship

Codan is supporting a scholarship for a student commencing Honours electronics or mechatronics engineering. The scholarship includes a work placement opportunity.

Coopers/Playford Trust Honours Scholarship – 1 $7000 scholarship

The Honours scholarship in barley breeding science or yeast fermentation is supported by Coopers Brewery.

GSA/Playford Trust Scholarship in Earth Sciences – 1 $5000 scholarship

The Geological Society of Australia – South Australian Division, supports this Honours or equivalent scholarship in earth sciences.

OZ Minerals/ Playford Trust Minerals Industry Honours Scholarship – 1 $9000 scholarship

This scholarship for a student commencing Honours in geoscience, mining engineering or chemical engineering is supported by OZ Minerals.

Ultra-Electronics/Playford Trust Scholarship – 1 $10,000 scholarship

This scholarship is for a student commencing third or fourth-year in electronic engineering, computer science, systems engineering or applied physics. Ultra Electronics has a strong diversity program and the Trust encourages indigenous students and female students to apply. The scholarship includes a work placement opportunity.

PhD Scholarships

Playford Trust PhD Scholarships – 2 scholarships – $5,000 a year for 3 ½-years

The Trust is once again offering two PhD scholarships, which it will fund entirely. The scholarships are intended to supplement an existing Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship (RTPS) or similar institutional PhD stipend scholarship.

For information about each scholarship and the online application form, go to the Scholarships tab at playfordtrust.com.au

Contact: admin@playfordtrust.com.au or 8429 5220