Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships

Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships provide training in priority areas identified by the Australian and PNG Governments, and are delivered through selected partner institutions in PNG. The Australian Government is committed to promoting gender equity, disability and social inclusion (GEDSI) and encourages women, people with disability and people from rural and remote locations to apply for an In-PNG Scholarship.

Intake 2021 Selection Notice

For Study in 2021, the selection process for In-PNG Scholarships has now been finalised.  AAPNG is now contacting provisional awardees to advise them of the travel requirements in preparation for commencement of study. For Study in 2022. Scholarships for study in PNG in 2022 will open in mid-2021. Please check this website and in newspapers for information on application opening dates, fields of study and participating PNG tertiary institutions.

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