PNG to oversee AusAID courses Source:
The National, Wednesday August 08th, 2012
SCHOLARSHIP PNG will be administering 470 health and education scholarships on behalf of AusAID.
This will be in partnership with identified institutions for study in the country.
The scholarships are available for five health and education programmes starting next year.
They are bachelor of midwifery, bachelor or diploma of nursing, community health worker certificate and bachelor of education (secondary).
The head of the Australian aid programme in PNG, Stuart Schaefer said: “Australia and PNG have a joint goal to improve health and education in PNG and that includes increasing the number and quality of health workers and teachers.”
scholarships PNG is working in close partnership with the partner institutions identified to support the delivery of the scholarships.
Scholarships for bachelor of midwifery programmes will be available at the University of PNG, Pacific Adventist University, Lutheran School of Nursing, University of Goroka and St Mary’s School of Nursing.
Scholarships for the bachelor of nursing programme will only be available at the Pacific Adventist University.
Diploma of nursing programmes will be available at the University of PNG, Lutheran School of Nursing, Goroka School of Nursing, St Mary’s School of Nursing, Mendi School of Nursing, St Barnabas School of Nursing, Lae School of Nursing and Nazarene School of Nursing.
Scholarships for community health worker certificate programmes will be delivered by St Gerard’s, Kapuna, Raihu, Rumginae, Lemakot, Salamo, Tinsley, St Margaret’s, Braun, Kumin, Onamuga and Gaubin CHW Training Schools.
Scholarships for Bachelor of Education (Secondary) programmes will be available at Pacific Adventist University and University of Goroka.
Interested applicants must apply and be accepted by their institution(s) of choice to study one of the five programmes and be eligible to receive a scholarship.
Interested applicants must apply direct to Scholarships PNG, using the 2013 PNG Health and Education Scholarships Application Form.
The scholarships are funded by AusAID and are consistent with the partnership for development areas agreed to by the PNG government – health, education, law and justice and infrastructure and transport.
The closing date is Aug 31.
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