Kapitol Group Scholarship

For second year construction management students with a GPA of 2.7 or higher; worth $7,500 for one year

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Applications now closed

Kapitol Group is one of Australia’s fastest-growing design and construct companies. This scholarship provides a second year construction management student with an amazing opportunity for not only financial assistance, but also for paid work experience across Kapitol’s diverse portfolio of construction projects.

The scholarship provides:

  • $7,500 for one year
  • An opportunity for paid work during the vacation period
  • An opportunity to undertake a paid cadetship in your third year of study.

Note: The Kapitol Group Scholarship is regarded as taxable income under taxation legislation as there is an opportunity to undertake paid work with the donor. We recommend that you obtain taxation advice from an accountant or the Australian Tax Office regarding this scholarship.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident, or a permanent humanitarian visa holder
  • be enrolled full-time in your second year of study in semester 1, 2022 in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) (Honours) (BH114)
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) to date of 2.7 or higher at the end of semester 2, 2021
  • demonstrate high level communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • be willing to participate in paid vacation work at Kapitol Group
  • be willing to participate in a paid cadetship at Kapitol Group in your third year of study
  • be willing to participate in an interview with a representative of Kapitol Group, if shortlisted. 

Preference will be given to students from underrepresented groups such as those who identify as a woman , Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, students from a low SES background or those who have relocated from a rural/remote area.

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

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.

You will need:

  • A cover letter (no more than 1 page) describing why you would like to work for Kapitol Group
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) or resume no more than two pages in length.

Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.

Application questions

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

  • Why do you love construction?
  • Tell us a bit about yourself, what are your personal values?
  • In what area of construction do you see the most opportunity for innovation and change?
  • What are your future plans and career aspirations?
  • How do you intend to use this scholarship and how will it assist you to achieve academic success?

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

 

Applications for 2022 are now closed.

Applications for 2022 are now closed.

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions.

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Kapitol is a tech and innovation driven construction company based in Melbourne set to outpace and disrupt the industry. As one of Australia’s fastest-growing design and construct enterprises, it proudly combines a fresh approach with decades of expertise. The result is smarter, safer, more agile building solutions, a diverse portfolio including commercial, residential and education projects, and an award-winning workplace culture.

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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