Study In Australia

Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders for development. Scholars undertake long-term study and research in priority sectors at universities across Australia.  They develop the skills and knowledge to drive change and help build enduring people-to-people links between Papua New Guinea and Australia.

Intake 2023 key dates

Dates are subject to change.

Intake 2023 key dates

Dates are subject to change.

Important Date Action
24 January – 10 March 2022 Provincial information sessions
1 February Applications open
29 April

Applications close

NOTE CHANGE OF DATE FROM 30 TO 29 APRIL

30 May – 24 June Assessment and shortlisting of candidates
18 – 21 July Interview of shortlisted applicants
20 – 23 July Essay and English language tests
29 – 31 August Provisional priority candidates and unsuccessful applicants informed
3 – 21 October Pre-departure training
November 2022 – January 2023 Institution placement, health checks and visa processing
January 2023 Awardees begin mobilisation to Australia

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Intake 2021 Awards for Masters by Coursework

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Intake 2021 Awards to Female Applicants

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Intake 2021 Awards to Public Sector Employees

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Intake 2021 Awards to People Working in the Provinces