Mineral Resources Lihir Ltd Announces Scholarship 2024

MRL Capital, committed to fostering academic excellence and skill development in Lihir, has opened applications for its 2024 Tertiary Education Cadetship Scheme. This scholarship program, exclusive to Lihirians, supports undergraduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions within Papua New Guinea.


  • Lihirian by birth or with one biological parent of Lihir descent
  • Two-year residency on Lihir
  • PNG citizenship
  • Good health and character
  • No criminal record
  • Not concurrently sponsored by other scholarships


Undergraduate: Age limit 31; secondary diploma or Grade 12 Higher School Certificate with a strong academic record
Postgraduate: Relevant degree or diploma; minimum 3 years work experience


Priority Fields:

  • Health (Rural, Environmental, Medicine)
  • Education (Secondary & Primary)
  • Building & Infrastructure (Architecture & Building, Property Economics, Surveying, Engineering)
  • Business & Law (Accounting & Sustainable Business, Law)
  • Agriculture (Tropical Agriculture & Fisheries & Marine Resources)
  • Engineering


  • Divine Word University
  • University of Technology
  • University of Papua New Guinea
  • University of Natural Resources and Environment
  • Pacific Adventist University
  • University of Goroka

Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 9th, 2024

Application forms: MRL Capital offices in Port Moresby or Lihir, or official website.

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