Champion freediver and scientist Jody Fisher wins Playford Trust scholarship to pursue her doctorate
University Senior College Old Scholar, Jody Fisher (2003) has been awarded the prestigious Playford Trust PhD Scholarship. Jody is currently a high achieving PhD candidate with the Flinders University Faculty of Science and Engineering.
It has been an absolute pleasure watching Jody’s journey since she graduated from University Senior College, inclusive of her national and international records in deep sea diving, classical guitar achievements throughout Europe, and an impeccable academic record in music, science and mathematics.
An extraordinary achievement Jody!
Jody’s Honours and Awards to date include:
Playford Trust PhD Scholarship
Playford Memorial Trust
School of Biological Sciences* Honours Scholarship 2015
Award for top ranking GPA in programme
DEWNR Honours Research Scholarship
Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources South Australia
Max Clark prize in Science and Engineering
Award for the highest undergraduate academic performance in the Faculty of Science
The Soroptimist International Southern Districts of Adelaide Prize for High Achieving Women
Award for the highest undergraduate academic performance by a female student in the Faculty of Science
Summer Research Scholarship
Dame Ruby Litchfield Performing Arts Award