Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Teaching, STEM)

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – STEM) graduates will contribute to quality education across PNG.

The Australian Government in partnership with the Government of PNG will offer scholarships to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Teaching, STEM) in 2024 at:

The scholarship is for study in PNG only (not Australia). It is open to both men and women.

Women and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.


Eligibility Requirements

Applicants MUST meet the following requirements to be considered for a scholarship:

  • meet the conditions of entry for the Postgraduate Diploma in Secondary teaching at the University of Goroka (UoG)
  • be a citizen of PNG and residing in PNG at the time of application

  • not have been convicted of a criminal offence

  • not have been terminated from a previous Australia Awards scholarship for misconduct

  • demonstrate a commitment to working as a secondary science or math teachers in PNG, including in rural and remote schools

  • have already completed an undergraduate (Bachelor) degree in a field of science or mathematics (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geology/ Earth Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering and Agriculture) between 2020 and 2022 and achieved a minimum GPA of 2.6.

More information

For further information contact the Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships team:
Telephone: 3211 766 / 7373 3800
Mobile: 7014 1974 or 7275 9270 or 7073 5219 or 7051 1405