Playford Trust / Aurecon Scholarship
The Playford Trust in partnership with Aurecon offers one $10,000 scholarship.
Aurecon is committed to gender equality. Preference will be given to students commencing their final year in electrical or civil engineering, or their final year in electrical or civil engineering and business/commerce (double degree). All eligible students are encouraged to apply.
Aurecon is an engineering and infrastructure advisory company. Working alongside their clients they co-create clever, innovative solutions to some of the world’s most complex challenges, adding value across the project lifecycle through deep technical and advisory expertise. Their clients’ ideas and aspirations drive all that they do.
The successful applicant will undertake a period of work experience during the year at Aurecon – joining a diverse and global team, with the view to offer permanent full-time employment after the successful applicant completes their studies. The aim is to help the student develop skills and knowledge and enhance their industry experience. They will work on projects in a collaborative environment, actively contributing and drawing on the experience of others. The type of work to be undertaken – and level of commitment – will be negotiated between the successful student and Aurecon.
Applicants must be:
Preference will also be given to high performing, resourceful and dynamic applicants who have a passion for re-imagining engineering and designing a better future, and thrive on working as part of a diverse team.
It is essential that the applicant’s supervisor or an academic referee (e.g. dean of school/faculty, or lecturer) provide a supporting comment about the student’s achievements, character, and leadership potential.
The Playford Trust will consider nominations from students studying at one of the three South Australian universities, and reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of the nominations.
Preference will be given to female students. However, all eligible students are encouraged to apply.
Aurecon and the Playford Trust will jointly make the final selection.