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

In Memory of Allison Sudradjat

In Memory of Allison Sudradjat

March 2017 is the 10th anniversary of Allison Sudradjat's death. Allison planned to visit several Australian aid programs in Indonesia when she was tragically killed in a plane crash. Allison was a dedicated diplomat, aid worker and humanitarian. She is remembered for...

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Australia Awards Alumni return to strengthen PNG workforce

Australia Awards Alumni return to strengthen PNG workforce

Seventy-three Papua New Guineans have successfully completed their studies in Australia. Australia Awards Alumni bring a range of qualifications in business, health, education, governance, agriculture, transport and infrastructure to the PNG workforce. Reintegration...

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Australia Awards Allison Sudradjat Prize Winners 2017

Australia Awards Allison Sudradjat Prize Winners 2017

Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea, His Excellency Mr Bruce Davis presented Ruline Pokote Ketauwo and Stanley Raka with the Allison Sudradjat Prize for 2017. The Award is given in memory of Allison Sudradjat, a former senior Australian Government staff...

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