The Playford Trust is delighted that Scantech are providing funds for two Honours scholarship in Physics. Each Scholarship is for $6,000.

Scantech was founded in 1981 as a small privately owned company based in South Australia. It is the world-leader in the application of on-line real-time measurement technology for bulk materials. The Company has developed a broad range of industrial instrumentation utilising various measurement technologies, including microwave methods. The application of Scantech’s products is principally in the resource sector including cement, coal, and minerals industries.

Selection Criteria

The Trust will consider the nominations from the universities and reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of the nominations. It will make the final selection in consultation with Scantech.  The decision will be based on an assessment of the following:

  • Students are proceeding into Honours in Physics at any one of the three South Australian universities.
  • Students are Australian citizens or a holder of a permanent resident visa, and are South Australian residents who are likely to spend a significant part of their career in South Australia or are likely to provide a benefit to the State.
  • Students are high achievers, with an excellent undergraduate academic record.
  • Students are of good character with preference given to students that display leadership potential.

The student’s supervisor or an academic referee such as the dean of school, head of department or senior lecturer is required to comment about the student’s achievements, character and leadership potential.