Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships

Applications for study in 2022 are now closed


Due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you are not contacted by 31 July 2021, it means you were not eligible or were not shortlisted.
Applications for study in 2023 will open mid-2022.

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.

Are you a person with disability?

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

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