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
The New England region is contributing to rural development in Papua New Guinea by being a showcase for innovative approaches to agribusiness. Over the next six weeks, the University of New England (UNE) in partnership with RuralBiz Training is hosting a group of PNG...
Andrew Tipi’s passion for community development is clear. ‘We have a vision. We would like to see ourselves as a source of protein, a source of income and of employment opportunities for the community,’ Tipi says. Tipi is explaining his motivations during a visit to...
Brenda Letag knows a thing or two about professional challenges – and what it takes to overcome them. Ms Letag is the only midwife at the busy Bogia Health Centre in Madang Province. Her skills and judgement are put to the test every day as she works to ensure...