Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships

Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships are prominent awards offered by the Australian Government to support service delivery in Health, Education and Transport. Through study and research and practical training in PNG, scholarship recipients will develop the knowledge and skills to drive change and to make positive contributions to social and economic development in Papua New Guinea.

Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships, for study in 2019 are now closed.

  • Over 1,450 applications were received for Non-school-leaver Nursing Scholarships
  • Over 140 applications were received for Midwifery Scholarships
  • Over 150 applications were received for Maritime Scholarships
  • For Elementary Teaching, each Teachers College is currently undertaking internal assessments of applications

Eligibility and Selection Processes will take place between September and November 2018 Only those people shortlisted will be contacted.  If you are not contacted this means that either your application was not eligible to be considered or your application did not progress to the shortlist.

Applications for Scholarships for study in 2020 will open mid-2019. Information about the 2020 scholarships will be available at that time on the Australia Awards PNG website

  • Bachelor of Midwifery –Applications closed
  • Diploma of Nursing – Applications closed
  • Maritime Cadetship – Applications closed
  • Certificate in Elementary Teaching  – Applications closed


Scholarship Benefits and Requirements: Click here for more information about the scholarship’s benefits and requirements

For inquiries, please email/contact us on:
+675 7014 1974 or +675 7373 3800 or send us an email

Visit us at Australia Awards – PNG Office
Ground Floor, Port Tower (near Defense Haus)
Hunter St, Port Moresby