Donald Cant Watts Corke Scholarship

If you will be enrolled full-time in a construction or project management bachelor program and can demonstrate disadvantage, this scholarship could provide financial assistance.

Applications now closed.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides up to $7500 for one year.

Number of scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or New Zealand citizen
  • be enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) (Honours) (BH114) or the Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management) (Honours) (BH112) in Semester 1 and 2
  • be able to demonstrate financial and/or educational disadvantage such as:
    • receiving a Government tested low income benefit or having a Centrelink Health Care Card
    • having a long term medical condition or disability which impacts your study
    • experiencing difficult family circumstances
    • have relocated, or will be relocating from interstate or rural/regional Victoria to study at RMIT
    • were born overseas, are from a non-English speaking background, and recently migrated to Australia
    • are a current or former refugee
    • completed your secondary education at a School Network Access Program school
  • not have completed the same level of program or higher, e.g. if you are studying a Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), you should not have previously completed another bachelor degree
  • be available for an interview if shortlisted

How to apply

The link to the online application will be available here once applications open.

Multiple applications will not be considered; only your first application will be assessed. In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit a complete online application. Partial applications will not be assessed.

Supporting documentation

Ensure that you have your supporting documentation ready to upload in order to complete your application. Applications without supporting documentation will not be considered.

Please refer to the Supporting Documentation – Financial and Educational Disadvantage Guide (PDF, 218kb, 2 pgs) which outlines acceptable forms of supporting documentation.

Application questions

It is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty minutes to complete. Once you have completed a question online, you cannot go back and modify your response(s). The main application questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers in advance prior to starting the online application.

  • Discuss your passion for studying in your chosen field, including the steps you have taken to achieve your educational goals.
  • What are your future plans and career aspirations?
  • How do you intend to use this scholarship and how it will assist you to achieve academic success?
  • Discuss any difficult circumstances you have faced that have affected your education.
  • Discuss an outstanding result you have achieved in your life, how it felt achieving it and what you have learned from it that you carry with you.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Open date

Applications now closed.

Close date

Applications now closed.

Terms and conditions

Donald Cant Watts Corke would appreciate the recipient to participate in industry events over the course of the year and to be video interviewed so that the scholarship can be promoted, including to future applicants.

View the Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Conditions (PDF 465kb, 28p)

Further information

Established in 1966, Donald Cant Watts Corke (DCWC) is an Australian based firm providing quantity surveying and cost management services throughout Australia. DCWC specialises in quantity surveying, development, project and asset management, engineering services, strategic development and infrastructure projects.


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. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Students not receiving an email of scholarship offer have been unsuccessful.