Welcome to Australia Awards in Papua New Guinea
Due to the State of Emergency declared in PNG related to coronavirus, our office is closed until further notice.
We continue to work remotely and we will post updates on this website. You can also contact us by email as follows:
Long-term in-Australia Scholarships enquiries: scholarships AT australiaawardspng.org
In-PNG Scholarships enquiries: incountry AT australiaawardspng.org
Short Course Awards enquiries: fellowships AT australiaawardspng.org
PNG Australia Alumni Association enquiries: secretariat AT pngaaa.org
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 from the provinces.
Australia Awards in Papua New Guinea Priority Sectors
Australia Awards in Papua New Guinea
Henao Longgar has been an Apiculture Manager at New Guinea Fruit Company for four years. There, Henao works full-time on the company’s Honey Project which delivers beekeeping services to the rural beekeepers of the Eastern Highlands Province and the neighbouring...
Rebecca Piam’s (pictured above, standing at far right) passion for helping people and supporting communities has always been at the core of her counselling career. These vital skills have become more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rebecca, who hails...
From trout farms to honey producers and more in between, the current crop of PNG participants in an innovative agribusiness course recently experienced a diverse taste of Australia – and developed new skills to apply back home. The 25 participants in the latest...