Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships

Applications for study in 2022 are now open

Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships provide training in priority areas identified by the PNG and Australian 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.

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Follow the links below to learn more about the various scholarship opportunities.

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Aspiring midwives rise to the challenge

Aspiring midwives rise to the challenge

Geographical remoteness, limited telecommunications and critical-care incidents are familiar challenges for many nurses working in Papua New Guinea. This has motivated three nurses from Morobe and New Ireland Provinces to develop their skills and give back to their...

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Rural training delivers invaluable lessons for midwives

Rural training delivers invaluable lessons for midwives

When Jennifer Monipa signed up to visit remote villages in Western province as a trainee midwife, she was looking forward to applying her new skills and knowledge and learning as much as possible. But she got more out of the experience than she expected. “I helped...

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Future nurses step up to COVID-19 challenge

Future nurses step up to COVID-19 challenge

COVID-19 presents one of the most complex challenges the region faces right now.  Now imagine being a nurse on the frontline of PNG’s health response. These difficult times however are an opportunity for nursing students to reflect on their choice of study, the...

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