Welcome to Australia Awards Papua New Guinea
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Australia Awards PNG
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.
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Rebecca (pictured above) is one of the many inspirational PNG women we celebrate on International Women’s Day – with its 2021 theme of Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world. After completing a Master’s in Disability Policy at Flinders...
Dr Celestine Aho has always aspired to lead scientific research that translates into practical results for PNG. It was that ambition that led her into an early career as a scientific officer in Goroka – and prompted her to continue to develop her skills. ‘I came to a...
As an Infection Control Coordinator at the ANGAU Memorial Hospital in Lae, Betty Mundua is playing a leading role in promoting good health and hygiene practices as part of the provincial response to COVID-19. A clinical nurse by profession and an Australia Awards...