Commonwealth Master's Scholarships in Papua New Guinea

Why study at Papua New Guinea University of Technology

PNG Unitech says:

Since our foundation by an Act of the House of Assembly on 27 May 1965, we have produced over 14.000 graduates, who have successfully found their way into demanding careers inside and outside the country. UNITECH is based on a green residential campus in Lae, the largest port and industrial hub in the country. UNITECH has an active community and cultural life on campus.


  • MSc Agriculture
  • MSc Applied Physics
  • Master of Communication Studies
  • MTech Mechanical Engineering

The Scholarships

  • One scholarship is available, starting in February 2019
  • The scholarship provides full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance and a regular stipend (living allowance)
  • The scholarship is for Master’s study only and is not applicable to distance learning courses
  • The scholarship is for new students only and cannot be used to fund a course you have already started
  • No additional funding will be provided for applicants with families
  • The scholarship is for a maximum of two years

Support for Commonwealth Scholars

The university provides support with visa advice, accommodation, orientation and mentoring, as well as organising social events for international students.

All Commonwealth Scholars have a dedicated contact person at the ACU who can be contacted by email and phone.


Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than Papua New Guinea.

Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level.

How to apply

Download this application form, and complete it in as much detail as possible. 

As well as the application form, applicants must submit the following:

  • High school certificates
  • Undergraduate transcripts and graduation certificate
  • At least one academic reference
  • Scan of passport or national ID card
  • Proof of English language ability if English is not your first language
  • University offer letter for the course you have applied for if you already have one

Please submit all the required documents by email to

Applications close on 13 July 2018 at 17:00 Papua New Guinea Time.

Further information

For any enquiries, please contact