BPW LNG In-Country Scholarship To Students from Universities, Colleges and TVET.

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BPW LNG In-Country Scholarship is a scholarship provided through Business and Professional Women Association-PNG  which aims to provide education and training across tertiary and vocational training platforms for students (male and female) in the project area communities of the PNG LNG Project.

Its main intention is to provide opportunity for students in the Project area to further their education so they can contribute to the development of their provinces. The scholarships are provided in the partnership with ExxonMobil PNG Limited, operator of PNG LNG Project.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Applications accepted at a TVET or vocational institution must:

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  • Already be enrolled at a TVET or vocational center in Papua New Guinea.
  • Have a copy of grade 10 or 12 certificate (for 1st year students)
  • A copy of acceptance letter to be provided (for 1st year students)
  • Two recent semester reports must be provided (for 2nd and 3rd or 4th year students)
  • Have a character reference from your church leader or Councillor from your village or community (for 1st year student.
  • Have a character reference from your tertiary institution (for 2nd to 3rd or 4th year students)
  • Be a PNG Citizen and from one of the communities in the PNG LNG Project areas.
  • Have a copy of NID birth certificate

Applicants accepted at a tertiary institution must:

  • Already to be enrolled at a tertiary institution in Papua New Guinea
  • Have a copy of grade 12 certificate (for 1st year tertiary institution student)
  • Two recent semester reports must be provided for (2nd to 3rd or 4th year students-showing latest GP
  • Have a character reference from your church leader or Councillor from your village or community (for 1st year student)
  • Have a character reference from your tertiary institution (for 2nd to 3rd or 4th year students)
  • Be a PNG Citizen but specifically be from one of the communities in the PNG LNG project areas.
  • Have a copy of birth certificate
  • Demonstrate a commitment to return to their home province upon completion of their studies.

Note: Incomplete Applications will not be accepted.

What are the benefits?

The scholarship includes:

  • Payment of full tuition fees
  • On-campus board and accommodation (where applicable)
  • One off return travel costs between home and institution (where applicable) at beginning and after completion and graduation from course

What are the Conditions of this scholarship?

  • Applicants who are offered a scholarship will be asked to sign a contract declaring they will comply with the conditions of the scholarship.
  • The scholarship recipient maintains at least an average or C or a GPA of 2.0 during the course of their study
  • The scholarship recipient must be willing to attend BPW monthly meeting and be involved in activities organized by the BPW where possible
  • The scholarship recipient must be prepared to have his/her details released to organization that provide financial support to BPW for scholarships, and used for BPW promotional purposes.

How do I apply?

To be considered, applicant must:

  • Complete an application form. Download the application
  • Submit all required education qualification and documents listed in eligibility criteria.
  • Submit a letter of acceptance or confirmation (if continuing  student) from your tertiary institution
  • Submit a certified copy of their NID
  • Submit an ID size photo
  • A one page statement of why you should qualify for this scholarship. Please also include here, how long you have stayed in your community.

Application forms are available at BPW Secretariat’s office, Ground Floor, the Face Building, Champion Parade, Port Moresby.

When do applications close?

Applications close 20th January 2020. Late Applications will not be considered.

More Information

Contact Scholarships Officer: Email bpwportmoresby@gmail.com             Phone: 7835197