Study in PNG

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.


Selection for scholarships for study in 2022 has now been finalised with 191 scholarship places offered across midwifery, nursing, teaching and maritime. 182 scholarships are funded by the Australian Government and nine by Newcrest Mining. Provisional awardees have been contacted by email and text message.

Applications for study in 2023 will open in mid-2022.

Applications for Intake 2023 are due before midnight PNG time on 30 April 2022.