Since then, 29 students have benefitted from the scheme for a total of over K2 million to date. Two of these student recipients have graduated with Bachelor degrees in health education and information technology while the rest are currently enrolled in either degree or diploma programs at tertiary institutions in PNG and Australia.
The MRL Capital Tertiary Education Scholarship Scheme is merit based. Scholarship recipients must meet a strict, eligibility criteria to be offered full scholarship, which includes the payment of tuition, board and lodging, book and living allowances and a return ticket to their place of residency.
Scholarships are reviewed yearly and are renewed based on the academic performance of recipients.