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Indigenous Scholarships

AECOM First Nations scholarship

Value: $5,000 for the first year of their tertiary or vocational education. Additionally offering paid work experience and mentoring for the successful candidate.

Application Closing Date: Wednesday 31 August 2022

Number Available: 1

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible students must be:

  • Year 12 High School or 1st Year University student who has successfully enrolled in a relevant Bachelors Degree or Diploma with the Australian National University, University of Canberra or Canberra Institute of Technology;
  • Identifies as a First Nations person, and;
  • Has an interest and passion for excelling in one of the following areas:
    * Project Management - lead, drive, deliver and measure the benefits of our exciting projects and programs;
    * Infrastructure Advisory - collaborate, ideate, co-design, challenge and create as part of advisory services on infrastructure;
    * Infrastructure Design - design systems, stations, interchanges, precincts, buildings, services, structures, light rail, roads etc;
    * Digital Engineering - coordinate, document and deliver our infrastructure designs through leading-edge digital tools and platforms; or,
    * Environmental Consulting - advise on nationally significant climate change, sustainability and environmental strategies.

Indigenous Scholarships

Value: for waiver of program fees only.

Application Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2022

Number Available:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • are available to Indigenous students enrolled at CIT, first time applicants must provide confirmation of Aboriginality
  • are available for waiver of program fees only.

TFA Indigenous Scholarships in Construction

Value: $1,000 -  $3,000

Application Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2022

Number Available: 9

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person 17 years of age or older
  • either employed in, or seeking employment in, the building and construction industry intending to enrol in a CIT building and construction qualification in 2021
  • able to meet the entry criteria for the nominated qualification living and/or working in the ACT
  • committed to complete the nominated qualification at CIT before the end of semester 2, 2022
  • eligible to attend the relevant classes at CIT Bruce in 2022-2024
  • must provide Confirmation of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander Certificate.