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 are now open

Kapitol Group is one of Australia’s fastest-growing design and construction 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 enrolling full-time in your second year of study in the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (BH114) in semester 1 and 2 2024
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) to date of 2.7 or higher at the end of semester 2 2023
  • 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*. 

*RMIT has a great range of online career support resources available including a Prepare for interviews section. Here you can upload your CV and practice mock interview questions. Visit RMIT’s online career support for how to prepare for interviews.

Preference will be given to students from under-represented 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.

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.

You will need:

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?
  • Would you be willing to participate in paid work as part of your scholarship and if so, what would you like to achieve from this experience?

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

 

Applications are now open. 

Applications close 11:59PM Sunday 24 March 2024. No late applications will be accepted.

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

Kapitol

Kapitol is a tech and innovation driven construction company based in Melbourne set to out-pace 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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