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CIT - LendLease Indigenous Scholarships in Construction

Building, Construction and Engineering

Lendlease is offering this scholarship to assist an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student who is enrolled or intending to enrol in a building and construction qualification. This will provide an opportunity for the personal and professional development of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in the building and construction profession whether in technical, management or policy roles.

How to apply:

Applicants must:

Enquiries: Anthony Cowlishaw
Head of Department, Building and Construction Management
Engineering and Design
Level 2, Block A Room A214 CIT Bruce (02) 6205 9840

Application Lodgement: email your completed form to

CIT student fees to a value of $4,000 for the duration of the period of study for the qualification or two years, whichever the lesser. Fees will be refunded to the successful completion of each unit of study at the end of the semester and credited to the student’s account.  In addition, possible placement with an ACT's leading sub-contractors following satisfactory interviews in year two (2).

Number Available: 1

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • An Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person 17 years of age or older (mature aged students are encouraged to apply)
  • able to provide confirmation of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander Certificate
  • living and/or working in the ACT
  • either employed in or seeking employment in the building and construction industry
  • enrolled or intending to enrol into one of the following qualifications in 2023 and able to meet the entry requirements to enrol into the nominated qualification.
    • Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building), or
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).
  • eligible to attend the relevant classes at CIT Bruce in accordance with timetable
  • committed to completing the nominated qualification at CIT within three (3) years of commencement of the qualification.

Further Information: CIT Lendlease Indigenous Scholarships Application Form (MS Word Document)
CIT Lendlease Indigenous Scholarship in Construction Terms and Conditions 2023 (MS Word Document)

Application Closing Date: Friday 28 July 2023