Lighthouse Club Australia Scholarship

For second year students in the B. App. Sci. (Construction Management) (Honours) program who are from a diverse background or can demonstrate circumstances which impact their study; worth up to $10,000 per annum.

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Applications now closed

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

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 under the age of 25 years old at the application close date
  • be enrolling full-time in your second year of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) (Honours) (BH114) in semester 1 and 2, 2023
  • have completed and/or have credit exemptions in BH114 that total between a minimum of 96 and a maximum of 120 credit points as at the application close date
  • 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:
    • 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

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.

Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications are now closed.

Applications are now closed.

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

The Lighthouse Club Australia are an international charitable organisation which supports young people from disadvantaged communities and backgrounds undertake construction related educational courses.

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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