There are several scholarship opportunities for students from Papua New Guinea (PNG) to study abroad or study at local institutions. These scholarships are provided by local governments as well as Foreign Governments.
There are several scholarships opportunities for students from PNG to study in local institutions. Below are list of such scholarships.
1. TESAS - The Tertiary Education Student Assistant Scholarships are offered by the government of Papua New Guinea to students
who are Universities and have met the award selection criteria. This scholarship is also available first years students who graduate
out of Secondary Schools and National High Schools.
This scholarships is offered by PNG's Airline, Air Niugini to students who have good grades in English, Maths and Science.
The scholarship is aimed at training Pilots for the Airline. Check here for Scholarships Information
3. Provincial Government Scholarships
Some provincial governments in PNG provide their students with scholarships to study overseas or at local institutions.
These Provinces include Central Province, Enga Province, Morobe Province, New Ireland Province, National Capital District.
4. Kumul Holding Scholarship - This scholarship is provided by the Kumul Holdings. This scholarship is available for PNG students in LNG impact area. Check out PNG LNG Scholarships
5. NICTA Girls in ICT Scholarship - This scholarship is provided by NICTA for Girls/females students in Papua New Guinea to study ICT. The Papua New Guinea National Information & Communications Technology Authority (NICTA) is a government agency responsible for the regulation and licensing of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Papua New Guinea (PNG), in respect of the areas of broadcasting; internet service provision; radiocommunications; and telecommunications. This scholarship targets those areas of study.
Students in the PNG LNG Project areas in Papua New Guinea are eligible for this scholarships provided by ExxonMobil PNG and the Australian Government through the Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships program. Read more >> PNG LNG Scholarships
International Scholarships for Papua New Guinea Students
These scholarships are provided by for countries for Papua New Guinea students to study abroad. PNG students can apply for one of the scholarships below.
1. Australian Awards Scholarships
This scholarship is provided by Australian Government to students from PNG. Scholarship is offered annually. Check here for details
2. New Zealand Government scholarships for PNG students.
This scholarship is provided by the Government of New Zealand for PNG students to study in New Zealand Universities. Check here for details
3. UK Scholarships
PNG students also study in the UK on several scholarships. There are several Scholarship opportunities for PNG Students to study in the UK. PNG students can apply for these scholarships. The list below provides some of the scholarships in the United Kingdom. The Scholarships are provided by either Government, Universities or private organisations. Check out UK Scholarships
Candidates from the following countries, who meet specific selection criteria, are eligible for the program: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. The U.S.–South Pacific Scholarship Program is administered by the East-West Center on behalf of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs...read more on >> US South Pacific Scholarships
5. Japanese Scholarships
PNG students can also apply for Japanese Scholarships. This scholarship is open annually. Japanese government-sponsored scholarships available under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho)
Scholarship program. These scholarships are for research students, teacher training students, undergraduate university students, Japanese studies students, college of technology students, special training students and YLP students. Check here on how to apply for Japanese Scholarships for PNG
6. Chinese Scholarships
In accordance with the MOU on Educational Cooperation between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, the Chinese Government will provide five (5) postgraduate scholarships and fifteen (15) undergraduate degree Scholarships for PNG students to pursue degree studies in China . How to apply for Chinese Government Scholarships
7. South Korean Scholarships
There are scholarship opportunities for International students to study in South South Korea. One of the scholarship fo international students is called Korean Government Scholarship Program for an Under graduate Course. Apply for South Korean Scholarships
8. Indian Scholarships
9. Indonesian Scholarships
The government of Indonesia provides scholarships for Papua New Guineans every year. Scholars are invited to apply for this scholarship to study in universities in Indonesia. The Scholarship Program comes under the Indonesian government’s Scholarship Scheme aimed at equipping Papua New Guineans with necessary knowledge to return and develop the Nation.. Apply for Indonesian Government Scholarships
10. Bula Scholarships
Building University Links for Action, also known as the BULA Project is an Intra ACP Mobility Project, which is funded with the support of the European Commission. The BULA Project is coordinated by The University of the South Pacific and comprises of 7 partners, including 2 major partners, 1 Technical partner, and 4 associate partners. The Project provides an opportunity for students from eligible Pacific and Caribbean countries to apply for a Masters or Doctorate study. It also provides an opportunity for staff from the major partner institutions to apply for a short term Exchange Program. Apply for Bula Scholarships
11. Commonwealth Scholarships
Papua New Guinea Students can apply to study in Australia, New Zealand, or UK under Commonwealth Scholarships. Apply for Commonwealth Scholarships