Bachelor of Midwifery - Australian Awards Scholarships For PNG

Here is fully funded scholarship opportunities for Papua New Guineans. The  Australia Awards In-PNG Scholarships provide training in priority areas identified by the Governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia, delivered through selected partner institutions in Papua New Guinea.

Midwife Australian awards scholarships [Photo by Australian Awards PNG]

Midwifery scholars and graduates contribute to quality maternal and neo-natal health outcomes across PNG.

This scholarship program calls for applications for study in 2023. Any interested persons can apply for this scholarship. The scholarship program is taken in PNG institutions as stated below. 

The scholarship is available for study at:

  • Lutheran School of Nursing
  • Pacific Adventist University
  • St Mary’s School of Nursing (women only)
  • University of Goroka
  • University of Papua New Guinea

Women and people living with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

This scholarship is for study in PNG only (not Australia), and is open to women and men who hold a PNG nursing qualification.


  • meet the conditions of entry for your preferred institution(s)
  • 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
  • hold a PNG nursing qualification (diploma or above)
  • have two years’ minimum recent employment as a practising nurse at the time you commence study in 2023
  • be fully registered with the PNG Nursing Council
  • if employed as a permanent public servant, have appropriate endorsement from your employer as per PNG National Public Service General Orders Training.
How to apply

The application process is both online and manual. You can download applications forms or apply online on the links below.

Scholarship due date

8th August , 2022

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