Higher Education Scholarship TESAS Announcement 2024: New Intakes and Continiung Students

The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science, and Technology (DHERST) is pleased to officially announce the availability of the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) Scholarship - Tertiary Education Study Assistance Scheme (TESAS) - for the academic year 2024. 

This declaration extends to all 2024 New Intakes and Continuing Students currently enrolled in recognised Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), including all the PNG Universities and Colleges.

To get more information on How to Apply for HELP, click here. You can also get the latest information on PNG govt in-country scholarships here.

TESAS Selections List 2024 PDF download

Continuing Students Self-Sponsored Students TESAS Status

For continuing students not featured on the published list, kindly consult your respective HEIs to confirm your TESAS status for the 2024 academic year. This precise information is crucial for a seamless start to the first semester of this year.

Students who were self-sponsored in the previous year and have been granted a scholarship for the current year are strongly advised to verify their travel itinerary at the nearest Air Niugini Office.

In cases where your name is not found on the travel plan, promptly contact DHERST and request travel information. Travel arrangements will strictly adhere to the destinations specified by respective HEIs in the preceding year.

In a display of confidence and intending to alleviate the financial burden on parents regarding school fees, the GoPNG, through DHERST, has successfully settled all outstanding 2023 TESAS arrears owed to HEIs.

TESAS Payments for Semester 1, 2024

Disbursements for TESAS payments for Semester 1, 2024, are scheduled to be processed promptly after the completion of registration.

Lists will be diligently compiled and submitted to DHERST, ensuring the timely and efficient distribution of financial support to eligible students.

It is crucial to note that Semester 2, 2024 TESAS payments are contingent upon HEIs providing Semester 2 Registration lists and, importantly, the requisite acquittals for Semester 1, 2024. All students must submit the required documentation to secure their govt scholarship and get continued support in their studies.

This also applies to the PNG Govt HELP program, more information here.

For further information or clarification

In conclusion, students are strongly encouraged to channel their focus on academic pursuits. The GoPNG extends heartfelt congratulations on the dedication and hard work demonstrated. Best wishes for a successful academic year.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at the following telephone numbers: 3012076 or 3012058/3012048/3012070, or via email at info@dherst.gov.pg.

Source: DHERST (PDF, Tertiary Education Study Assistance Scheme, TESAS)

University of Goroka Released Non-School Leavers Acceptance List for 2024

The University of Goroka (UOG) has recently released the non-school leavers acceptance list 2024. The list has the names of the undergraduate and postgraduate students who successfully gained admission for the academic year 2024. Prospecting students to the UOG-Goroka campus, UOG-Enga and UOG-Sepik Campuses can now check their names.

The UOG acceptance list for 2024 appeared in the Post Courier on the 16th of January 2024. Students can also access it on the official University of Goroka website, www.unigoroka.ac.pg. Students are encouraged to confirm their inclusion on the list, before making necessary arrangements for the upcoming academic year.

You can also download the 2024 Acceptance List PDF on PNG Insight, Click Here.

university of goroka non school leavers acceptance list 2024

Acceptance Letters and Next Steps

Acceptance letters for the selected non-school leavers will be dispatched on time, offering them a formal acknowledgement of their admission. These individuals must act promptly upon confirming their names on the University's acceptance list, paving the way for a seamless transition into the academic year.

New students, including successful non-school leavers, will partake in the orientation and registration process scheduled from the 5th to the 11th of February 2024. This orientation aims to familiarise them with the University's environment and facilitate a smooth transition into academic life.

School Fee Payments

For smooth registration, it is essential for all students, including successful non-school leavers, to settle outstanding 2023 tuition fees along with the COMPULSORY FEE Component for 2024. 

Meeting the payment deadline of Monday, 5th February 2024. This also ensures your eligibility for the HELP Loan Scheme application.

UOG Non-School Leavers Acceptance List 2024

In conclusion, the release of the Non-School Leavers Acceptance List for 2024 is out now. If your name appears on the Non-School Leavers Acceptance List for 2024 expect the offer letter to arrive soon. 

For further details and clarifications, individuals are encouraged to refer to the University's official website or reach out to the Student Administration Division.



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