Welcome to Australia Awards in Papua New Guinea

Australia Awards are prestigious scholarships and short courses 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

Kumuno fulfils ambition to make a difference as a nurse

Kumuno fulfils ambition to make a difference as a nurse

For Kumuno Cliff, wanting to give back to the community in a tangible way has been a motivating factor for many years – and a key reason why he applied for an Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarship in 2018. ‘Growing up, since primary to secondary school I wanted to be a...

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