Adelaide Hills Council Playford Trust Scholarship

We have partnered with the Playford Trust to offer one $6,000 scholarship for a student from the Adelaide Hills Council area to commence a Bachelor Degree at one of Adelaide’s three main universities relating to any of the following academic areas:

  • agricultural science,
  • viticulture and horticulture, and/or
  • conservation and biodiversity.

The Council district has a rich and evolving primary production industry on land interwoven with high value biodiversity areas. We will also consider providing work experience placements for the successful scholar. It is expected that the successful candidate will participate in the Council’s Youth Advisory Committee for the duration of the scholarship year.

Selection Criteria

  • Applicant lives in the Adelaide Hills Council area and in 2016 will commence a Bachelor Degree at one of Adelaide’s three main universities relating to:
    • agricultural science,
    • viticulture and horticulture, and/or
    • conservation and biodiversity.
  • Applicant is a South Australian resident who is likely to spend a significant part of their career in South Australia or otherwise likely to provide a benefit to the State.
  • Applicant is a high achiever, with an excellent undergraduate academic record.
  • Applicant is of good character with preference given to those who have shown aptitude and potential to be a future community contributor or leader. Demonstrated previous community involvement will be well regarded.

Applicants must seek comments about their achievements, character, leadership potential and previous community involvement from a teacher or a school referee such as the Principal, Assistant Principal or Coordinator and/or a person of good standing in their local community to complete section 4 of the application form.

Disclosure of any other awards or scholarships held by the applicant is required.

Further Information
Further details about the Adelaide Hills Council Playford Trust scholarship is available on the Playford Memorial Trust Website. Specific enquiries can be directed to Mary Anne Fairbrother at admin@playfordtrust.com.au or (08) 8226 3627.

Applications
Click here to download the application form (Word document).

Completed application forms with the endorsement of the university can be posted or emailed to the Playford Trust.

Ms Mary Anne Fairbrother
Playford Memorial Trust Inc.
c/- Executive Services, Office of the Chief Executive
Department of Premier and Cabinet
GPO Box 2343
ADELAIDE SA 5001

admin@playfordtrust.com.au

Closing Date:
Application closing date has been extended to Friday 4 March 2016.

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