GJK Facility Services Scholarship

For STEM bachelor students who can demonstrate circumstances which impact their study; worth up to $30,000.

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Applications now closed

This scholarship provides up to $10,000 per annum for up to three years.

One scholarship available.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder
  • be enrolling full-time in semester 1 and 2 2024 in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) bachelor degree
  • have at least one year of full-time study left
  • 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
    • living with a disability, living long-term medical condition or identify as neurodiverse
    • 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
      • 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

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  1. Identify as a woman studying in an RMIT identified gender under-represented program
  2. Need to relocate/have relocated from a rural/regional/interstate location to study at RMIT
  3. Demonstrate financial hardship

It is preferred that you apply direct to RMIT for this scholarship. 

Direct to RMIT applications

The online application form will be made available here when applications open. 

VTAC applications

Apply online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) website (www.vtac.edu.au).

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.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications are now closed. 

This scholarship will next be offered for Semester 1, 2027, with applications opening August 2026.

Applications are now closed. 

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions (PDF, 698KB).

GJK Facility Services aims to support environmental science/engineering students who have demonstrated achievement, leadership skills and have a passion for sustainability and energy management.

GJK Facility Services is a multi-disciplinary business, employing over 2,500 people across Australia and New Zealand. They provide services to ensure facilities are always looking their best. The type of work they are involved with includes cleaning, maintenance, restoration, hygiene services, waste management and pest control.

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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