$10,000 Flinders University 2023 Playford Trust / Aurecon Scholarship For Undergraduate Students

Written by David on December 9, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Business and Management, Engineering
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Sturt Rd, Bedford Park South Australia 5042

A strong commitment to gender equality may be found at Aurecon. Students who are about to begin their final year of study in either electrical or civil engineering, or their final year of study in either electrical or civil engineering and business or commerce, will be given preference (double degree). It is strongly recommended that all students who are qualified apply. Aurecon is a consulting firm that specializes in engineering and infrastructure. Together with their customers, they co-create creative and cutting-edge solutions to some of the world’s most difficult problems, thereby adding value throughout the entirety of the project lifecycle through their extensive technical and advising skills. The ideas and goals of their customers serve as the inspiration for everything that they accomplish.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain work experience during the course of the year at Aurecon, where they will be part of a multicultural and international team. There is a possibility that the successful applicant will be offered a full-time position after they have finished their studies. The goal is to assist the student in developing skills and knowledge while also enhancing their experience in the profession. They will work on projects in a setting that encourages collaboration, actively contributing to the process while also drawing on the experience of others. The successful student and Aurecon will negotiate the type of work that will be performed as well as the level of commitment that will be required.


About the Scholarship Sponsor:

The community of Bedford Park donated approximately 300 acres of property to the University of Adelaide in 1960, allowing the institution to establish a second campus in the region. The area might be as big as 150 acres. This requirement led to the establishment of Flinders University. Constructing began in 1962 after an earlier year of planning and preparation. A piece of land in Bedford Park was purchased with election funds in 1965, and the Australian Labor Party (ALP) used the money to construct a university in the area. As a result of their success, they decided that this tactic was their best bet. Flinders University has been largely regarded as Australia’s greatest educational facility since since it welcomed its first batch of freshmen on July 1, 1966. The area is named after the British explorer and geographer Matthew Flinders. The United States did not officially recognize universities until the University Act was established. On that cold March day in 1966, only approximately 400 kids and 90 teachers showed up to class.

renowned professors Sir Mark Mitchell and Peter Karmel were the first permanent residents. The university’s first Chancellor and Vice Chancellor are these two distinguished individuals. Throughout southern Australia, you may find a number of stunning campuses belonging to Flinders University. Bedford Park, around 12 kilometers outside the city center, is where the main campus may be found. There are a variety of sites on campus where students can study, including computer labs, study rooms, a library, and public spaces with free wireless internet. All three fields (baseball, softball, and football) are in close proximity to one another. Given its proximity to Adelaide’s financial core, Victoria Square is an excellent place to get some work done. It goes without saying that a school’s campus is the foundation of the institution. Located in the South Australian town of Tonsley is a second Flinders College.


Adelaide University has campuses in both Melbourne and Darwin in addition to its main campus in Canberra. In addition, it offers courses at other locations across the United States. Business, the arts, education, engineering, medicine, and public service are just a few of the fields represented at Flinders University. College students from all around the world can choose from a wide variety of study abroad options. Job markets in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia are all competitive compared to those in China. The institution has more than 26,000 students and employs approximately 2,600 people. The university is making these preparations to guarantee that it will remain a member of the prestigious IRU (Innovative Research Universities) group (IRU)

This institution has close relationships to a number of other prestigious institutions across the world, including those in Canada, China, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Graduate programs in several nations are open to anybody who meets the entry requirements. Some of the most influential people in the world are Flinders University alumni. Award-winning actor Mario Andreacchio won a coveted Emmy for his work on television. Obviously, this guy can act well in front of and behind the camera. Since he has also worked as a producer, he knows what goes on both in front of and behind the camera. Alex Frayne is becoming increasingly well-known for his outstanding body of photographic and cinematic work. Noni Hazlehurst is best known for her acting, but she has also achieved success as a director and pianist. She has won awards from the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) and the Australian Film Institute (ARIA).


Filmmaker Scott Hicks won an Oscar for his biopic Shine, which was based on the life of singer David Helfgott. Hicks devised the strategy and oversaw the execution. Hicks did a lot more for the movie than just write the story and direct the action. In his role as executive producer, he oversaw the film’s completion. Hicks has done an excellent job as Tonga’s leader. Without a doubt, Dr. Brendon Coventry’s groundbreaking studies have contributed to the development of immunology and surgery. The immunological feedback loop, which he identified, is an important discovery. That is to say, no one else was aware of his discovery. Given his prominence in the industry, it should come as no surprise that Christopher Pearson has devoted followers who enjoy his writing. His resume includes work as editor of “The Adelaide Review” and as a speechwriter for former Australian Prime Minister John Howard. He learned a great deal about two different subjects and benefited from both.

Numerous individuals and institutions have praised Sudesh Mishra’s writings. Equally highlighted are illustrious members of the teaching and alumni faculties. The online membership roll can be accessed via a link on the homepage. Adelaide’s closeness to other major cities makes it a great starting point for a weekend road trip. This area is famous for its golden sand beaches and rolling hills. Vacations like that are tough to plan in advance. In the 2016 Global Liveability Study, it was ranked as one of the top five best locations to call home. The end conclusion didn’t come as a complete shock. Many overseas students prefer to attend universities there because of the low cost of living compared to other major cities across the world. Compared to other major Australian cities, multiple sources suggest that living expenses in Adelaide are 14% lower. Students have more disposable income with which to enjoy Australia’s inexpensive tourist attractions as a result of the country’s general cost of living drop.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Flinders University

Scholarship Country:  Australia

Scholarship Worth:  $10,000

Scholarship Type:  Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • One scholarship in the amount of $10,000 is being offered by the Playford Trust in collaboration with Aurecon.


Eligibility for Scholarship

Applicants are need to be:

  • prepared to begin their final year of study in either electrical or civil engineering, or their final year of study in either electrical or civil engineering and business or commerce (double degree)
  • a resident of South Australia who is either a citizen of Australia or who holds a permanent residence visa and who is eligible to vote.
  • candidates must demonstrate that they either have the intention of spending a considerable portion of their career in South Australia or that they are likely to deliver a benefit to the state.
  • a high achiever who has an outstanding record of academic success during their undergraduate studies
  • has great moral standing. Students that exhibit the potential to take on leadership roles will be given preference.
  • Applicants who have a track record of excellent performance, who are resourceful and dynamic, who are enthusiastic about re-imagining engineering and inventing a better future, and who thrive on working as part of a diverse team will be given preference.
  • It is absolutely necessary for the applicant’s supervisor or an academic referee (such as the dean of the school or faculty, or a lecturer) to submit a supporting comment on the student’s achievements, character, and potential for leadership
  • The Playford Trust will take into consideration nominations made by students currently enrolled at any one of the three universities in South Australia, and it reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of the nominations.
  • There will be an emphasis placed on recruiting female pupils. However, we strongly urge any and all eligible students to submit an application.
  • The ultimate decision will be made by a combined effort by Aurecon and the Playford Trust.


Undergraduates at Leeds University in the United Kingdom can apply for a scholarship for the 2023–2024 school year. In an effort to inspire all students to continue their study, the University of Leeds is looking for exceptional students who can participate in research across the Mathematics department and are inspired to pursue higher education.



The Flinders University 2023 Playford Trust / Aurecon Scholarship For Undergraduate Students  is open to all International Students


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and do you qualify? To submit an application, please visit Flinders University’s page on playfordtrust.scholarshipsplatform.com.


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for Flinders University 2023 Playford Trust / Aurecon Scholarship For Undergraduate Students  is January 20, 2023

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