Scholarship-Masters of Science by Research: Waste-to-Energy at UPNG


The Pacific Adoption of Waste-to-Energy  project is funded with financial contribution of the European Union and the support of the Secretariat of the OACPs, Organization of African, Caribbean and the Pacific States. It is being implemented by the Pacific Community (SPC) in close partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environmental Program, the University of Papua New Guinea, the University of the South Pacific, national governments, civil society and the private sector.

Call for Applications

The University of Papua New Guinea’s School of Natural and Physical Sciences, Renewable Energy Centre, are pleased to announce a call for applications fort the Waste-to-Energy Scholarship to pursue a Master of Science by Research in Waste-to-Energy.

The Pacific Adoption of Waste-to-Energy project aim is to “co-develop and facilitates research demonstration projects with tertiary education providers to build and strengthen specific waste-to-energy skills in the Pacific and to grow the overall Pacific innovation ecosystem.


Eligibility Criteria;

  • This scholarship is for full-time study only and the successful candidate is not permitted to  be in paid employment during the tenure of their awards and will be required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week for the entire time on their research.
  • Papua New Guinean citizen
  • Overall GPA  of 3 and above (combined 3rd and 4th year grades. For candidates with exceptional work experience, a minimum of GPA 2.5 maybe considered.
  • Science or engineering graduate

The two  year scholarship covers:

  • Tuition  fees
  • Accommodation
  • A generous living allowance
  • Return airfares
  • And a research grant

How to apply?

For full application details visit

Applications close on Monday 13th November 2023  9:00am (GMT + 12)

Conditions apply.

For tips on how to prepare electronic applications see How To Prepare Electronic Jobs/Scholarship Applications.