Welcome to Australia Awards in Papua New Guinea

Australia Awards are prestigious scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government. A range of long and short-term scholarships for studies in Australia and in Papua New Guinea are offered.

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Australia Awards in PNG

Australia’s international development assistance in Papua New Guinea helps promote prosperity, reduce poverty, and enhance political stability.

Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders for development. Through study and research, awardees develop the skills and knowledge to drive change and help build enduring people-to-people links with Australia.

Applicants are assessed on their professional and personal qualities, academic competence and, most importantly, their potential to impact on development challenges in Papua New Guinea.

Applications are strongly encouraged from women, people with disability and those living in rural or remote areas.

Australia Awards in Papua New Guinea

Female maritime cadets aim high on the high seas

Female maritime cadets aim high on the high seas

From Papua New Guinea to Singapore, New Caledonia, Fiji and Australia, five young Papua New Guinean women are following their dreams of becoming future deck officers in the maritime industry – and experiencing new cultures and professional challenges in the process....

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