The New Colombo Plan offers Australian undergraduates new opportunities for prestigious scholarships and grants for study and internships/ mentorships in the Indo Pacific region.
21 Feb Pilot Phase Tranche 2 applications open
Tranche 2 of the New Colombo Plan mobility program is now open!
19 Feb New resource available for university staff
We have created a resources page to assist university New Colombo Plan liaison offices.
Read the new fact sheet and keep an eye out for additional resources.
12 Feb Pilot Phase Tranche 1 outcomes announced
Students from 24 universities will soon be heading off to pilot locations. See Foreign Minister media release.
23 Jan Tranche 1 Mobility Program Applications Received
Thanks to universities for their hard work in submitting the first round of applications.
10 Dec New Colombo Plan Launch
The New Colombo Plan 2014 pilot program was launched at Parliament House on 10 December 2013 by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Julie Bishop MP, in the presence of the Governor General, Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, who is Patron of the initiative. See photos and speeches from the launch.
Don't miss these important dates
28 February—University scholarship nominations close
21 March—University applications for Tranche 2 mobility program close
The New Colombo Plan Secretariat
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade