Closing date extended: Playford Trust First Year Mining and Petroleum Engineering Scholarships

The Playford Memorial Trust, partnering with the South Australian Government and the resources sector is offering ten, two-year scholarships for students enrolling in mining and petroleum engineering at the University of Adelaide.

This industry and government initiative recognises the growing demand nationally for mining and petroleum engineers.

Ten scholarships of $10,000 per year for two years are available for students commencing their first year of study in 2020. These scholarships aim to attract South Australia’s most talented minds to an industry that is leading our technological future. 

About the scholarships

The Playford Trust First Year Undergraduate Mining and Petroleum Engineering Scholarships are open to students ready to commence their first year of study in mining or petroleum engineering at The University of Adelaide in 2020. Applicants must be an Australian citizen or holder of a permanent resident visa and show potential for high achievement with an excellent secondary level academic record.

Applications close Friday 14 February 2020.

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Petroleum and Energy Resources at Adelaide

What is petroleum engineering? Petroleum engineering is the practical application of physics, mathematics, engineering and economic principles to the recovery of petroleum. It is one of the highest paid fields of engineering, and there is significant demand for highly-qualified graduates.

Combining integrated teaching and research programs, our industry-focused degrees will prepare you for a rewarding career in petroleum engineering, geosciences and management.

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