Australia Awards Scholarship

Health is everyone’s business

Fast forward to today, and Norris is at the frontline.

As a team leader for quarantine services at the Milne Bay Provincial Health Authority, Norris works with colleagues and local communities to foster COVID-19 awareness, preparedness and prevention.

“My organisation is a leader for COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts in the province,” Norris explains.

Scholarship awardees prepare for studies in Aust

The awardees are attending a three-week pre-departure workshop at the Gateway Hotel in Port Moresby.

The event is designed to maximise opportunities for awardees to succeed.

Australia Awards represents the continuing commitment by the governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia to build human capacity in Papua New Guinea through investment in education.

Australia Awards Scholarship awardees prepare

The awardees will be attending a three-week pre-departure workshop designed to maximise opportunities for awardees to succeed in their studies.

These awards represent the continuing commitment by the Governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia to build human capacity in Papua New Guinea through investment in education.

The awardees, drawn from the public, private and civil society sectors, all have plans to contribute to Papua New Guinea upon graduation.

Applications open for Australia Awards Scholarship

Australia Awards Papua New Guinea is receiving applications for scholarships to commence study in Australia in 2019. Development priorities are aligned with the Government of Papua New Guinea, and the program is seeking candidates who can demonstrate an effective contribution upon their return.

This intake is targeting experienced professionals with a vision to drive change in the health, education, governance, law and justice, transport and infrastructure, agriculture or social support sectors.