CPB Contractors Scholarship

If you are enrolled full-time in your third or fourth year of a civil and infrastructure engineering program, have a GPA to date of 3.0 or higher, and are interested in a 12-week work experience placement, this scholarship could provide financial assistance.

Value and duration

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The scholarship provides $3000 and a 12-week paid work experience placement during the summer vacation period.

Note: The CPB Contractors Scholarship is a taxable scholarship as the recipient is expected to undertake paid work with the donor. We recommend that you obtain taxation advice from an accountant or the Australian Tax Office regarding scholarships.

Number of scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • be enrolled full-time in either:
    • your third year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours) (BH077), or
    • your fourth year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (Management) (BH088)
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) to date of 3.0 or higher
  • be able to demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills, creativity, innovation and self-motivation and potential leadership qualities
  • be willing to undertake a 12-week work experience placement during the summer vacation period.
  • be available to attend an interview if shortlisted.

How to apply

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Open date

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Close date

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Terms and conditions

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Conditions (PDF 464kb, 27p).

CPB Contractors may withdraw the scholarship at any time, including the work experience placement, if there is a downturn in the industry.

Further info

CPB Contractors is one of six diverse and independent operating companies under Leighton Holdings. CPB Contractors is one of Australia’ most recognised, diverse and established industry leaders. They have more than 13,000 people providing services to the infrastructure, mining, telecommunications, civil construction, industrial, energy, health and services sectors.

Find out more about CPB Contractors.


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 contacted. If you do not receive an offer via your RMIT student email account by 31 May 2017, your application has been unsuccessful.