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AAA-Incitec Pivot Limited (IPL) Scholarship & Internship



In partnership with the American Australian Association, the new Incitec Pivot Limited (IPL) Veteran Scholarship and Internship will provide a once in a
life-time opportunity to an American and an Australian Veteran to be supported with a US $40,000 scholarship, for one-year of Graduate-level study at an accredited educational institution, in the country of the other. Upon completion, each scholar may undertake an internship at IPL’s business, Dyno Nobel, in the United States or Australia.

Applicants studying or looking to study, Engineering, Leadership or Operational Management are strongly encouraged to apply for this opportunity.


Scholarship funds may be used to support travel, living, tuition or other associated educational costs. Scholarship funds can be used in conjunction with other veteran support such as the GI Bill.


Round One: USA to Australia | APPLY

Round Two: Australia to USA | APPLY

Please contact our Education Manger, Katie Rotherham, for application open dates I | 212-338-6860 ext. 208

Who Can Apply

To be eligible to apply for the 
AAA - IPL Veteran Scholarship & Internship you must be:

  • An honorably discharged post 9/11 US or Australian military veteran;
  • A US or Australian citizen or permanent resident (dual Australian or US citizens/permanent residents are not eligible);
  • Undertaking or planning to undertake a minimum of one-year of full-time Graduate-level study at an accredited institution (in thecountry of the other) and;
  • Studying within the disciplines of mining engineering, chemical engineering, business management (operations) or leadership. 

Please note, it is not necessary to have already been accepted into the institution at the time of application. Prospective students are welcome to apply. Recipients will have a maximum of 2 years from the date of the grant being awarded to accept and use the award.  Any remaining or unused grant amounts will be forfeited after this time.

Evaluation Criteria

Applicants will be reviewed and evaluated by a panel of judges that comprise of the American Australian Association and Veterans’ support organizations from Australia and the United States. Applicants will be judged on the following evaluation criteria:
  • Commitment to supporting US-Australian relations;
  • Quality of required support materials;
  • Demonstration of financial need;
  • Consideration of service.

About Dyno Nobel

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. They provide blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America and Australia, as well as to selected customers in other countries. Dyno Nobel anticipate the future by developing practical and reliable solutions to exceed their customer expectations and help them remain competitive. They are a reliable, collaborative partner, committed to achieving the best possible results for their customers.

Integrity, teamwork and collaboration are traits Dyno Nobel see again and again in the military and veterans. This makes people who have served—and are serving—in the armed forces a great fit for Dyno Nobel. They want to continue their commitment to create a workplace that is inclusive to all, that reflects the communities in which they operate and the customers they serve.

Dyno Nobel jobs can require: 
  • Resilience and adaptability
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Growth mindset
Dyno Nobel aims to continue to be a company where their values guide their behaviors in the workplace and each employee is respected for their contributions.


For inquiries, please contact our Education Manger, Katie Rotherham I | 212-338-6860 ext. 208

The American Australian Association is a registered non–profit organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code - EIN 13-6151807.

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