Lae School of Nursing

Lae School of Nursing located in Papua New Guinea with the population of around 9 million. University acceptance rate is 70 – 81 %. University accepts local and international students. Language of education is English. There is a many universities offers English Degree programs. Students can apply for Bachelor (B.Sc.), Masters (M.Sc.) and for PhD degree programmes. The university is a officially registered university with the Ministry of higher Education in Papua New Guinea. Website:

Lae School of Nursing Offered Courses


  • Nursing Management & Leadership (Theory and Practice)
  • Research in Nursing II
  • Community/Rural Health (Theory and Practice)
  • Medical and Surgical Nursing II
  • Nursing Practice-Medical & Surgical II
  • Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • Women’s Health and Care of New Born II
  • Nursing Practice – Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • Fundamental Skills for Nursing Practice III
  • Nursing Practice – Women’s Health
  • Professional Issues in Nursing
  • Women’s Health and Care of Newborn
  • Community Family Health Services Practice
  • Women’s Health and Care of Newborn
  • Community Family Health Services Practice
  • Research in Nursing I
  • Pharmacology and Maths Nursing II
  • Nursing Practice Women’s Health
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Nursing Practice Paediatrics
  • Medical and Surgical Nursing I
  • Nursing Practice – Medical Surgical I
  • Health Sociology, Psychological and Culture
  • Fundermental Skills for Nursing Practice II
  • Context of Nursing
  • Pharmacology and Mathematics in Nursing I
  • Family and Child Health I
  • Fundermental Skills for Nursing Practice I
  • Communication and Introduction to information Technology
  • Health ScienceHealthy Living
  • Introduction to Nursing Practice

Lae School of Nursing Fee Structure

Type Of Fee Fee
Self Sponsor – Boarding
Self Sponsor – Day
Note: Fees may change. Please make contact with university before making any decision.

Lae School of Nursing Admission

  • To get enrolled the student must pay 100% fees.
  • Agency/Corporate/Provincial Government sponsored students must also pay 100% fees.
  • Upon full payment students are given board and lodging, allowed to attend classes/clinical practices.
  • Failure to pay full fees will results in non-registration.
  • The official registration week is one week.
  • Students registering after official registration week will pay K50-00 late registration fee.
  • No student will be registered after the two weeks has lapsed

Lae School of Nursing Scholarships

Lae School of Nursing is offering 2 scholarships. Fist one is Australia Awards Scholarships and the second one is DHERST Scholarships.

Diploma in General Nursing Scholarships: For more –

Eligibility Requirements

  • be a non-school leaver (i.e. have completed Grade 12 prior to 2023)
  • meet the conditions of entry for the institution(s)
  • be a citizen of PNG and residing in PNG at the time of application
  • not have been convicted of a criminal offence
  • not have been terminated from a previous Australia Awards scholarship or expelled by an Institution for misconduct or academic failure
  • demonstrate a commitment to working as a nurse in PNG including in rural and remote health centres
  • have completed Grade 12 with a minimum GPA 2.75 and a minimum grade B in Biology, Chemistry and Language and Literature, grade C in Advanced Math or grade A in General Math; OR
  • have matriculation upgrade (DODL/FODE) minimum GPA 3.0 and minimum subject grades as above.

DHERST Scholarships: For more:

Dear HELP applicants,
The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology wishes to advise you that The Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) for 2023 Application opens 20th March 2023 and Closes on the 31st October 2023  . Students are advised to comply with institutional registration requirement in order to be eligible to apply for the HELP loan.
The department facilitates 4 batches every year. If you do not apply or do not submit your loan application in a batch, you have the flexibility to apply in the subsequent batch.

  • Batch 1: 20th March 2023 – 30th April 2023
  • Batch 2: 1st May 2023 – 30th June 2023
  • Batch 3: 1st July 2023 – 31st August 2023
  • Batch 4: 1st September 2023 –31st October, 2023

The last (4 th) batch and the HELP application cycle for this year will be closed as of 31st Oct 2022. DHERST will not accept any application from students who applied and submitted the HELP after this date.

Eligibility criteria for the HELP:

  1. Be a PNG citizen
  2. Be enrolled and registered at a Higher Education Institution (HEI) recognized by DHERST
  3. The study program undertaken by the applicant is accredited by the National Higher and Technical Education Board (NHTEB) or by other authorized body

Requirements to apply for the HELP loan:

  1. Signed HELP Declaration Form
  2. ID Document (Gr 12 certificate, Student ID, PNG NID/birth certificate, , passport, driver’s license)
  3. HELP login credentials to be issued by your Student Data Officer (SDO) at your institution


  1. If you fully meet the eligibility criteria, enquire for the HELP declaration form from the institution. Fill the form and submit it to your Registrar and/or Student Data Officer with one of the mentioned ID document.
  2. First year students who had NOAS credentials from 2022 and had your enrollment status confirmed by SDO can use the same credentials to apply for HELP. The same also applies to continuing student who previously applied for HELP can use the same credential to reapply for HELP this year.
  3. Unless, you have forgotten your passwords, you may check with your SDO to get a new one.
  4. HELP 2023 timeline will be made available to the HEI through the Registrar’s office during the registration period.

For further information, please contact the DHERST Support Service

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