14 Feb 2013

First Pacific Forum scholarship winners announced

7:14 pm on 14 February 2013

The inaugural six winners of the Pacific Islands Forum 40th Anniversary Scholarships have been announced.

The are Papua New Guinea's Olive Ponyalou, John Fasi and Albert Rex from Solomon Islands, Samoan's Toiata Apelu and Faafetai Klose and 's Makereta Konrote from Fiji. .

The six will pursue postgraduate studies in areas aligned with the Forum's Pacific Plan, including economic growth, sustainable development, good governance, and security.