Infrabuild Wire Scholarship

The University of Newcastle, Australia

15 February 2023
Engineering and Technology
New Zealand

Infrabuild Wire is part of the GFG Alliance international group of business and is Australia’s premier manufacturer of wire products.

The scholarship program will be based at the Newcastle Wire Mill. The Wire Mill has the capacity to produce 160,000 tonnes of wire coils, prefabricated fencing and barb wire rolls.

Scholarship recipients may have the opportunity to apply for paid vacation work at the Newcastle Wire Mill in technical areas related to their course. This work would need to have a task brief identified and signed off by the Manufacturing Manager and Technical & Innovation Manager.

It is Infrabuild Wires’ intention to build ongoing relationships with the scholar during the degree program which may include a final year research project relevant to the Newcastle Wire Mill business.

The intention of the scholarship program is for scholars to be considered for a career with Rural and Wire Products on graduation.

For more information on this scholarship, please review the full Terms and Conditions.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you will need to:

  • Be enrolled in the 2nd year of the B Chemical Engineering, B Mechanical Engineering, B Mechatronics Engineering or B Electrical Engineering program at University of Newcastle Callaghan Campus.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement by having a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or higher in your current program.
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident (includes New Zealand Permanent Residents).
  • Not be the recipient of another University of Newcastle donor-funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.
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26 September 2023