Monday, January 18, 2016

Tertiary scholarships for girls and women in PNG now open

Miss Pacific Islands Pageant PNG is providing scholarships for young girls and women from Papua New Guinea. The scholarship also targets young women who face financial hardship meeting the cost of tertiary education. Women are encouraged to apply for this scholarships. The scholarships aims to  ensure that young women are given the opportunity to complete their studies, and contribute meaningfully to their community.

It adds that these scholarships are designed to assist young women facing financial hardship complete their education.


MPIP PNG will select a number of young women between the ages of 18 and 30 who are embarking on their 2nd last or final year of education this year to receive scholarship for their studies.

How to Apply 

Application forms can be downloaded from the MPIP PNG official facebook page or Click here to download it.

Applicants must describe in 500 words or less about yourself, your commitment to education, your career and personal goals, and the reasons why you will face financial difficulty completing your education.


The revenue generated from donations and ticket sales during the course of the Pageant funds these scholarships which covers the cost of tuition only.

In the last four years, MPIP PNG has raised more than K400,000 for its scholarship fund and assisted 110 young girls from around PNG to complete their education.


Applicants must also include transcripts copies for already completed academic years and a copy of tertiary institution ID.

Applications close on 29 February and must be hand delivered to the address indicated on the application Forms.