Coles Property Scholarship

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If you will be enrolled full time in your honours year of a Property and Valuation (BH113), Project Management (BH112) or Construction Management (BH114) program in 2018, this scholarship could provide financial assistance and the opportunity for paid work experience.

Applications now closed.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides $10,000 for one year and includes paid work experience at a Coles Property.

Number of scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident
  • be enrolled full-time in your honours year in 2018 in one of the following programs:
    • Bachelor of Applied Science (Property and Valuation) (Honours) (BH113)
    • Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management) (Honours) (BH112)
    • Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) (Honours) (BH114)
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) to date of 2.0 or higher in your current program
  • be prepared to undertake two days per week of paid work experience with Coles Property between February – June 2018.

How to apply

You must prepare:

  • an up to date CV/Resume
  • A copy of your up to date academic transcript
  • The Coles Property application form (to be linked when open for application)

Application questions

It is expected that the application will take approximately twenty minutes to complete. The application questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers in advance prior to starting the application.

  • Why have you chosen to study your current degree?
  • Tell us about the best retail experience you have ever had. What made it stand out?
  • Which Coles value do you think you are most aligned with and why?
  • Tell us about your understanding of Coles Property, what function you would like to be a part of, and why?
  • If you were a Coles product, what would you be and why?

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Open date

Applications now closed.

Close date

Applications now closed.

Terms and conditions

Further information

Coles is one of Australia’s largest retailers, providing a range of fresh food, groceries, general merchandise, liquor and fuel to millions of customers every week. We have over 105,000 team members and a combination of more than 2,300 retail outlets across the country.

These outlets aren’t built by themselves, and Coles has a dedicated Property team that provides a full range of property services to each of our retail businesses. The role of the Property team is to acquire, lease, develop and protect quality property assets, to facilitate the strategic plan of Coles.

Some of our key activities include:

  • negotiating new and renewing existing leases
  • acquiring freehold properties and businesses
  • expanding and refurbishing existing Stores, Distribution Centres and Store Support Centres
  • managing the design, construction and opening of freehold retail developments.
  • recommending property solutions to address customer expectations
  • preparing and analysing real estate strategies.


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.

Successful candidates will be notified via email to their RMIT student email account by 30 November 2017. Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not received an offer by 30 November 2017, your application has been unsuccessful.