Donald Cant Watts Corke Scholarship

For construction and project management students who can demonstrate disadvantage; worth $7,500.

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Applications are now open

The Donald Cant Watts Corke Scholarship provides up to $7,500 for one year.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder
  • be enrolling full-time in semesters 1 and 2 in 2023 in:
  • be able to demonstrate circumstance/s which impact your ability to study such as:
    • receiving a government tested low income benefit or having a Centrelink Health Care Card
    • having a long-term medical condition or disability
    • experiencing personal/family/social difficulties
    • be from an interstate or rural/regional area and moving/moved to Melbourne to study at RMIT
    • have previously/are currently living in foster/kinship care or are a ward of the state
    • be from an under-represented background such as
      • identify as a woman in a male-dominated field
      • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
      • were born overseas, are from a non-English background and recently migrated to Australia
      • current or former refugee
      • completed secondary school at a School Network Access Program school
  • not have completed the same level of program or higher, e.g. if you are studying a Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), you should not have previously completed another bachelor degree
  • be available for an interview if shortlisted

Complete the online application by the close date.  Partial applications will not be assessed.

Supporting documentation

Depending on your circumstances, you will need to provide different types of evidence and material to support your scholarship application. Applications without supporting documents will not be considered.

Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.

Application questions

It is expected that the online application will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. The main application questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers prior to starting the online application.

  • What motivated you to choose your RMIT program? Include the steps you have taken to achieve your educational goals.
  • What are your future plans and career aspirations?
  • What current challenges do you face in your studies and how will a scholarship help you to overcome this?
  • Discuss an outstanding result you have achieved in your life, how it felt achieving it and what you have learned from it that you carry with you.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications are now open.

Applications close 11:59PM Friday 28 October 2022. No late applications will be accepted.

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions.

Donald Cant Watts Corke would appreciate the recipient's agreement to participate in industry events over the course of the year and to be video interviewed so that the scholarship can be promoted, including to future applicants.

Established in 1966, Donald Cant Watts Corke (DCWC) is an Australian based firm providing quantity surveying and cost management services throughout Australia. DCWC specialises in quantity surveying, development, project and asset management, engineering services, strategic development and infrastructure projects.

DCWC supports the continued growth and development of diversity across our business. We strongly encourage applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.

Watch the Donald Cant Watts Corke Scholarship Interview on YouTube.

Find out how to contact the Coursework Scholarships Office.

Notice to applicants

The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.

Only successful candidates will be notified via email to their RMIT student account.

For information about other financial assistance available to RMIT students, please speak to one of our Student Welfare Advisors.

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