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LendLease Indigenous Scholarships in Construction

Building, Construction and Engineering

LendLease would like to offer a scholarship in the Certificate IV in Building and Construction or the Diploma of Building and Construction to an Indigenous student in 2022.

The scholarship comes with the ability for Lendlease to provide industry contacts and introductions that could allow placement with some of the ACT's leading sub-contractors following satisfactory interviews. Lendlease is offering two full scholarships, being a total of four semesters in each course for the respective persons.

Indigenous students 17 years or above are encouraged to apply. We would also like to encourage any mature aged Indigenous students to apply also. The scholarship is available to Indigenous students studying full-time or part-time, enrolling in the Certificate IV in Building and Construction or the Diploma of Building and Construction.

CIT qualifications eligible for scholarship in 2022-2024

QualificationDuration Scholarships available
Diploma of Building and Construction OR Certificate IV in Building and Construction 4 semesters full-time (approx. 18 hours per week) or part-time equivalent One scholarship

Application process

  • To be eligible for consideration, you must complete the Scholarships Application Form (MS Word 90Kb) in full, and submit it along with supporting documentation to Canberra Institute of Technology.
  • Applications will be considered and assessed by the selection committee. Interviews may also be conducted. The decision by the selection committee is final and appeals will not be accepted.

Enquiries about the scholarship
Anthony Cowlishaw
Head of Department, Building and Construction Management
CIT Bruce, Room A214, Purdie Street, Bruce, Canberra 2617
anthony.cowlishaw@cit.edu.au (02) 6205 9840

Please email applications to:
Anthony Cowlishaw
Head of Department, Building and Construction Management
anthony.cowlishaw@cit.edu.au

Value: being a total of four semesters in each course for the respective persons.

Number Available: 1

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 Certificate IV or Diploma of Building qualification
  • 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 withing 3 years of commencement of the qualification
  • eligible to attend the relevant classes at CIT Bruce in accordance with timetable
  • must provide Confirmation of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander Certificate

Further Information: Lendlease Indigenous Scholarships Application Form (MS Word Document)

Application closing date: Saturday 31 December 2022