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.
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 Priority Sectors
Australia Awards in Papua New Guinea
The partnership between Australia Awards and Newcrest Mining continues to yield positive results for service delivery in Papua New Guinea’s health sector – as demonstrated by the experiences of current nursing scholars Yolanda Som, Steven Johnson and Joshua Kamrai....
Australia’s rich Indigenous cultures and traditions proved inspiring for PNG Australia Awards scholars at the 2019 Garma Festival earlier this year. Ten Australia Awards scholars from Papua New Guinea studying at tertiary institutions across Australia gathered in...
Provisional awardees for Australia Awards Scholarships Intake 2020, for long-term study in Australia, have now been notified. We thank all the 158 shortlisted applicants for taking the time to attend the interview round and tests (STAT-P and IELTS). We appreciate all...