$10,000 Playford Trust / Ultra Electronics – Third or Fourth Year Scholarship

Written by David on January 3, 2023

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  • Area of study

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  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    9000 - 12000
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  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Sturt Rd, Bedford Park South Australia 5042    

The Playford Trust, in conjunction with the electrical and electronics engineering firm Ultra Electronics, is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship in the amount of $10,000 to be awarded to a student who is currently enrolled in the third or fourth year of study in the field of electronic engineering, computer science, systems engineering, or applied physics.

Electronic warfare, ISR (intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance), tactical communications, and marine and underwater warfare are just some of the areas in which Ultra Electronics Australia offers a diverse selection of solutions.


About the Scholarship Provider:

At Flinders University, the success of its students in the classroom and in their careers is a primary focus. Flinders will need to make more of an effort if he is to have a bigger impact. The group has sufficient means at its disposal. Australia’s Flinders University prioritizes its students’ independence, the integration of many academic disciplines, and career development. Flinders has some of the most modern classroom technology in Australia. The way markets are thought of can shift in response to novel ideas and entrepreneurial zeal. Thanks for all you do; it’s because of people like you that Flinders University is able to thrive. In Australia, those who have completed their education beyond high school have many doors open to them for potential career.

Through internships, capstone projects, and mentorship programs, we help our students make the leap from student to working professional. Flinders University is ranked 43rd in the world and 1st in Asia and the Pacific (THE World University Rankings 2020). Maintaining our involvement in the commercial and industrial sectors, as well as within our communities and the wider globe, is essential if we are to extend our global influence through collaboration with educational institutions throughout the world.


Degrees from Flinders University can take you in many directions. Internships with CISCO and BAE Systems are offered through Flinders University. Flinders University’s Bedford Park campus is conveniently placed in the heart of the city, just minutes from the business sector, the beach, and the city’s most popular dining and entertainment destinations. The estimated cost of the Student Hub and Plaza is $63 million. Flinders Village will have a variety of establishments, including eateries, boutiques, and state-of-the-art laboratories. Helping students succeed academically is a top priority at Flinders University.

International programs help students in Flinders and Adelaide, Australia make the step from high school to university. We encourage all incoming and current international students to take use of our comprehensive set of services. Our student support services are well-received by international learners. Our campus teaching hospital will be moved as part of the 2020 Flinders Village project, putting it in closer proximity to a brand-new train line and station. Saving money could be beneficial for everyone, from students to business owners. 12 kilometers to the south of Adelaide’s downtown is Bedford Park, where you’ll find Flinders University’s main campus. Both the city and the ocean can be seen from this property, and they are spectacular.


Contemporary buildings in an Australian location are surrounded by lakes and native Australian vegetation. Flinders University’s Bedford Park campus is aesthetically pleasing and functionally perfect for a school of higher learning. Compared to other global metropolises, the cost of living in Adelaide is quite low. The city’s thriving economy can be attributed to a number of things, including its extensive parkland, culturally varied population, high-end culinary options, and proximity to renowned wineries (Global Liveability Study 2016). Counseling and tutoring are both available to students at Flinders University. When teachers employ comedy, students have more fun and learn more.

High-quality food and retail services, health and wellness resources, student subsidies, career and financial support, and a plethora of social events are just some of the many options available to students at Flinders University. When the Flinders Train Station opens in 2020, it will connect the main campus to the Tonsley innovation zone and the city core of Adelaide. Flinders Village will house a wide variety of establishments once it is finished, including academic buildings, dormitories, shops, restaurants, and cafes.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Flinders University

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth: $10,000

Study Level: Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • The successful applicant will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $10,000.00 and will also have the option to participate in a work placement with the organization, which has operations all over the world. The student will benefit from increasing their experience in the sector as well as their ability to acquire new skills and information through the placement. They will work on projects that are both demanding and intriguing in a setting that encourages collaboration. The sort of work that will be done and the amount of commitment required will be negotiated between Ultra Electronics and the student who is chosen to get the internship.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • Applicants are need to be:
  • Prepared to enter either the third or fourth year of study in one of the following fields: applied physics, computer science, systems engineering, or electronic engineering
  • a citizen of the Commonwealth of Australia who currently resides in the state of South Australia
  • Having the intention to spend a substantial portion of their professional life in South Australia or having a high probability of being of use to the state
  • willing to participate in an internship program with Ultra Electronics in order to expand their skill set and increase their level of industry involvement.
  • A high achiever, with an outstanding academic record and good character from their college studies. Students that exhibit the potential to take on leadership roles will be given preference.
  • The Playford Trust will take into consideration nominations submitted by students attending one of the three public institutions in South Australia. However, the Trust maintains the authority to accept or reject any or all of the nominations submitted.
  • The ultimate decision will be made by a committee comprised of representatives from Ultra Electronics and the Playford Trust. The following criteria will be used as the basis for their decision-making process.
  • Ultra Electronics has a robust diversity initiative, and the Trust strongly promotes applications from students from indigenous communities as well as women.
  • 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 Flinders University 2023 Playford Trust / Ultra Electronics – Third or Fourth Year Scholarship is open to all International Students


If you are a first-year student at the University of London and you are paying the home fee, you should apply for the Full-time Undergraduate Bursary for the 2022-2023 school year. The purpose of the scholarship is to help incoming freshmen who have shown strong ambition for higher education and a desire to make a positive impact in their communities on their way to achieving their own personal and professional objectives.


Application Procedure

  • Interested and qualified? Go to Flinders University on playfordtrust.scholarshipsplatform.com to apply                      


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for Flinders University 2023 Playford Trust / Ultra Electronics – Third or Fourth Year Scholarship   is January 20, 2023.


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