Media releases

Space scholarships launched

Space scholarships launched

South Australia has taken another important step in its mission to launch more space careers.

The Playford Trust and the Andy Thomas Space Foundation will partner to provide four $5000 scholarships for high-achieving school leavers hoping to study aerospace engineering at the University of Adelaide next year.

“Our role is to help advance a range of new areas of growth for South Australia – and space is right near the top of the list,” said Playford Trust Chair, former Premier Dean Brown.

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In the media

From Playford to Fulbright

From Playford to Fulbright

2020 Playford Trust PhD scholar Alison Gill has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to study at the University of California Berkeley next year.

She’ll be a visiting research student from March to December, continuing her work on water use and drought tolerance of industrial hemp.

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Space scholarships launched

Space scholarships launched

South Australia has taken another important step in its mission to launch more space careers.

The Playford Trust and the Andy Thomas Space Foundation will partner to provide four $5000 scholarships for high-achieving school leavers hoping to study aerospace engineering at the University of Adelaide next year.

“Our role is to help advance a range of new areas of growth for South Australia – and space is right near the top of the list,” said Playford Trust Chair, former Premier Dean Brown.

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2021 TAFE SA Awards

2021 TAFE SA Awards

Congratulations to our nine scholarship winners!Another nine talented TAFE stdents were presented with scholarships at a ceremony held at TAFE's Tonsley Campus on 25 November. Jessica Bamford, Skye Dunn, Matthew Slee, Eira Thorstensson and Emily Collins received the...

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