Study in Australia2020 Applications Are Closed
30 April 2019
Intake 2020 scholarship applications close
Application assessment, testing, and interviews
Mandatory Pre-departure Training
Travel to Australia—dates vary
Outcome of Australia Awards Scholarships Intake 2020
Provisional awardees for Australia Awards Scholarships Intake 2020, for long-term study in Australia, have now been notified.
We thank all the 158 shortlisted applicants for taking the time to attend the interview round and tests (STAT-P and IELTS). We appreciate all applicants sharing information about themselves and their academic and career plans with the selection panel. After this highly competitive round, the selection panel collated the results and completed the ranking of all applicants. For Intake 2020, there are 90 provisional awardees.
Significant factors in the panel’s deliberations included:
- the applicant’s level of preparedness;
- well-defined study, career and reintegration plans; and
- the ability to express these plans clearly and concisely to the panel.
Some shortlisted applicants failed to obtain the required IELTS score and were automatically disqualified.
We encourage all unsuccessful applicants to consider applying again for Intake 2021, which will open on 1 February 2020 and will be advertised on this website.
Australia Awards Scholarships Papua New Guinea
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, recipients 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 development challenges in Papua New Guinea.
Applications are strongly encouraged from women, people with disability and those living in rural or remote areas.
Aquaculture and marine studies
Climate change studies
Plant science and technology
Supply chain management, supply chain innovation and logistics studies
Companion animal studies
Family and sexual violence prevention
Health information management
Immunology, Infection and Microbiology
Nutrition and dietetics
Occupational health and safety, and environmental health
Occupational therapy and rehabilitative services
Orthotics and prosthetics
Sexual and reproductive health
Climate Change studies
Dietetics and nutrition (for schools)
Digital learning and technology (for teaching)
Exercise and sports science
Health Promotion for schools
Human movement (sports teaching)
Nutrition and population health for schools
Outdoor and environmental education
Reading and literacy
Special and Inclusive Education
Law & Justice
Criminology and corrections
Employment/Labour Relations Law
Human Rights Law (including disability)
Intellectual Property Law
Justice and regulation
Security and Strategic Studies
Banking and finance
Banking and finance law
Disability policy and practice
Economics and public policy
Environmental engineering and pollution control
Environmental law and policy
Environmental and resource economics
Environmental risk assessment and remediation
Governance and leadership
Innovation and Enterprise
Sustainable built environment
Sustainability and climate policy
Transport & Infrastructure
Emergency and disaster management
Fire Safety and Risk Engineering
Geographic Information Science
Geology and Geophysics
Infectious disease intelligence
Integrated Water Management
Marine and logistics management
Petroleum engineering and geoscience
Planning; Public health
Urban, environment and regional planning;
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Water Resource Management
Intake 2019 Awards for Masters by Coursework
Intake 2019 Awards to Female Applicants
Intake 2019 Awards to Public Sector Employees
Intake 2019 Awards to People Working in the Provinces
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Australia Awards scholar and Allison Sudradjat prize winner Pamela Toliman embodies the PNGAus Partnership’s commitment to women studying STEM
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