THE SCHOLARSHIP- covers tuition fees, text book, living and accommodation allowances (* special conditions apply), medical allowance, and one return economy airfare to the country of study. Note: There are no allowances for dependents.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS- Applicants must:
-Must be a citizen of PNG and a resident in PNG for five years prior to application, excluding years of study overseas
-Be applying to commence a new program of study and not be seeking support for study already commenced
- Have been accepted into a programme of study and institution or should show proof of application when requested. If you're provided a conditional, you MUST confirm an offer of placement no later than January 2017. Your offer will be suspended if you do not have confirmed by this time
- Not be more than 35 years old for an undergraduate program and not be more than 40 years old for a post graduate programme
- be in good health, and not hold a criminal record
-be able to take up the award within the scholarship year of offer
- not be under any bonding requirements at the commencement of this award
PRIORITY STUDY FIELDS FOR PAPUA NEW GUINEA
-Health & Medicine
-Engineering (electrical, electronics, civil)
SELECTION CRITERIA- this will be basis of fulfillment of the eligibility requirements and merit within the country priority fields. Gender equity will also be considered.
PROCEDURE- Applicants can be obtain forms from the National Scholarship Office, or download from <www.forumsec.org> under Funding Assistance within the Strategic Partnership and Coordination section or collect forms from the Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji. All sections of the applications form must be completed with certified supporting documents attached. Applications must be endorsed by National scholarship Authority and / or Ministry of Foreign Affairs (or External Affairs) prior to submission to the Forum Secretariat.
Applications must reach the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Private Mail Bag, Suva, FIJI; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4pm, Wednesday 26 October 2016.
Clearly mark submission as ' SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION'. Late applications will not be accepted. The Secretariat will ONLY contact successful applicants. Please provide contact details where you can be reached.
For enquires contact the Programme Implementation Officer; tel (679) 322 0324 or email email@example.com
Source: Ilaiah Bigilale - PNG Development Forum