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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2020 TAFE SA awards

2020 TAFE SA awards

Congratulations 2020 Playford Trust/TAFESA Award winners! The following five talented award recipients were chosen from a field of more than 30 applicants. All are top students who have demonstrated leadership, teamwork and a commitment to work and learning. A...

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Trust in the future

Trust in the future

An exciting scholarship opportunity for students in mining and petroleum engineering is helping make dreams come true while developing talent for the South Australian resources industry. A partnership between SACOME, the SA Government and the Playford Trust has...

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