$7,000 Flinders University 2022 Playford Trust / WSP Engineering Scholarship

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $7000 - $9000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Sturt Rd, Bedford Park South Australia 5042

The Playford Trust and WSP are pleased to award a scholarship in the amount of $7,000 to a student who is currently enrolled in their fourth year or higher of studying civil, structural, mechanical, or electrical engineering. WSP is a global leader in engineering professional services consulting. The company is committed to the communities it serves and is propelled by the combined intelligence of professionals from throughout the world. Engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, surveyors, environmental specialists, and other design, program, and construction management professionals are all included in this group of technical experts and strategic advisers.

They are also known as technical experts and strategic advisors. In addition to providing services in project delivery and strategic consulting, they develop long-lasting solutions in the areas of property and buildings, transportation and infrastructure, resources (including mining and industry), water and power, and environmental issues.


Through a work placement with WSP, the applicant who is chosen to receive this opportunity will have the chance to improve their engineering abilities and increase their participation in the industry. The work placement will provide invaluable experience working on a particular project within one of our industry-leading business groups (Transport, Property, Energy and Resources, Earth and Environment or Water).

The engineering disciplines of mechanical, electrical, civil, and structural engineering, in addition to project management, sustainability, and earth sciences, are included in the extensive range of specializations that WSP offers in each of these market segments as part of the services that it provides. The work experience will last for a flexible duration of up to six weeks, and it comes with the chance for a potential ongoing paid internship as well as prospective future employment.  WSP fosters an atmosphere at work that is varied and welcoming for all employees, and the company actively promotes and participates in environmentally responsible design processes. They want to find a student who is enthusiastic and driven to produce results that will add value to their company and their customers so that they can support that kid.


About the Scholarship Sponsor:

Flinders University is the epitome of a progressive, student-centered, and career-focused modern university. The resources you’ll find at Flinders University will equip you to take calculated risks in your life and career, allowing you to achieve amazing results. Flinders University, which is in the top 2% of institutions worldwide*, embodies the ideals of a contemporary institution of higher learning. At Flinders, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities and study with others who share your passion for learning. To think outside the box and create ground-breaking new products, services, and ways of doing things. We at Flinders University care deeply about your achievements and use them as a yardstick for our own. That’s why it makes us so happy to be the best option for Australian graduates looking for work**. Our degrees are designed to help you go beyond mere study and into actual financial gain by providing you with professional placement opportunities, industry projects, and mentoring programs. Flinders University has a global ranking of 271, and an Asia-Pacific ranking of 43. (THE World University Rankings 2020).

We want to continue our worldwide outreach efforts by partnering with institutions of higher learning and research all around the world and by maintaining close relationships to the economic, industrial, and civic sectors everywhere we operate. An education at Flinders University will set you up for success in your chosen sector, as the university’s programs are respected worldwide and recognized by employers. With Flinders University’s close relationships to industry giants like CISCO and BAE Systems, you may take advantage of internship opportunities that will help you enter the workforce prepared for success. Flinders’ main campus in Bedford Park features modern buildings, state-of-the-art facilities, distinctive coastline views, and quick access to major shopping centers, the core business district, and surrounding beaches. The proposal comprises a $63 million Student Hub and Plaza with amenities like classrooms, shops, restaurants, and a bar.


The Flinders Village is planned to be a bustling urban center with cutting-edge academic institutions, cultural attractions, and commercial enterprises. At Flinders, we prioritize student services because we understand their importance to our students’ academic achievements. To ease your transition to Flinders University and to life in Adelaide, we provide a number of international services and initiatives. Our world-class services for international students begin before your arrival and continue until you graduate. Over 90% of international students at Flinders University report being satisfied with the services they receive. As of 2020, the Flinders Village development will begin construction on a new train line and Flinders Railway Station near to Flinders Medical Centre, our on-campus teaching hospital, providing a 22-minute commute to the city for students, workers, and residents. Flinders University’s main campus is in Bedford Park, some 12 kilometers south of Adelaide’s city center. The city and the coast may be seen in their entirety from this expansive, lofty perch. The site is beautifully maintained, with native Australian plants and a lake.

Bedford Park, home to Flinders University, is a beautiful campus with excellent facilities. Thanks to its abundance of parks and open spaces, multicultural city life, superb cafés and restaurants, and proximity to award-winning wine regions, Adelaide is consistently recognized as one of the world’s most affordable cities and has been named one of the top five liveable cities in the world (Global Liveability Study 2016). We provide significant academic and personal support at Flinders University to make your experience here as rewarding and fulfilling as possible. It is clear that Flinders University cares about its students because of the excellent food and other retail services offered on campus, the health and wellbeing resources and services, the student grants, the counselling services (including career and financial), and the many social opportunities we coordinate to connect students and help them make the most of their time here. When the Flinders Train Station opens in 2020, students on the main campus will have easy access to the Tonsley innovation zone and the heart of Adelaide. The nearby Flinders Village development has already begun, which will include new research facilities and student housing with cafés, stores, and other community services in a bustling urban core.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Flinders University 

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth:  $7,000

Scholarship Type: Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


 Scholarship Offer:

  • The scholarship award is worth $7,000.00.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • Applicants are need to be:
  • you are prepared to begin your Honours year or fourth year of study in civil, structural, mechanical, or electrical engineering at one of South Australia’s three public universities.
  • a permanent resident of South Australia who is either a citizen of Australia or the holder of a permanent resident visa.
  • who are either planning to spend a substantial portion of their professional life in South Australia or who are likely to be of use to the state
  • a high achiever who has a stellar record of academic success during their undergraduate studies
  • has great moral standing. Students that are able to demonstrate potential for leadership will be given preference.
  • within six months of earning the scholarship, you must be available to complete the work placement that lasts for six weeks.
  • Students who are self-assured, have previous experience with both human and digital communication, and have a strong focus on developing skills in technical engineering and consulting will also be given preference. This preference will be given to students who have a keen focus on developing skills in technical engineering and consulting.
  • t 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 accomplishments, character, and potential for leadership.
  • The Playford Trust will take into consideration nominations made by students currently enrolled at one of the three public institutions in South Australia. However, the Playford Trust maintains the authority to accept or reject any or all of the nominations.
  • The final selection will be made by WSP and the Playford Trust in collaboration, and the applicants who have been shortlisted will go through an interview procedure.


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The Flinders University 2022 Playford Trust / WSP Engineering Scholarship  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 the Flinders University 2022 Playford Trust / WSP Engineering Scholarship Is September 16, 2022

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