Lylellah Kunai makes dreams come true, thanks to Australian Awards Maritime Scholarships

 Meet Lylellah Kunai, one of ten female pioneer recipients of the Australia Awards PNG Scholarship for Women in Maritime. 

Lylellah obtained a Mate Class III Certificate of Competence from the PNG Maritime College in Madang in 2021.    

Now a Second Officer on the Landing Craft Kiwai Chief vessel, employed by Consort Express Lines Limited, Lylellah is proud of her achievement and says that she is carrying out tasks she never thought she could.  

“The Australia Awards PNG Scholarship means so much to me as it gave me a new direction and I am grateful the Australian Government and the shipping companies make this scholarship program available.” 

Applications to study maritime in PNG through Australia Awards open on 1 May and close on 30 June 2023. 

Apply for  Australian Awards Maritime Scholarships 2024

Source : Photo and Story by Australian High Commission PNG

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