The New Colombo Plan Mobility Program provides funding to Australian universities and consortia to support Australian undergraduate students to participate in semester-based or short-term study, internships, mentorships, practicums and research in 40 host locations across the Indo-Pacific region.
The Mobility Program is open to Australian university undergraduates aged 18-28, with capacity to include some students over 28.
Applications for the 2018 Mobility Program opened on 20 March 2017 and close on 19 May 2017.
Join the thousands of students who have taken part in the flexible New Colombo Plan Mobility Program, which opened applications for the 2018 round on 20 March 2017.
Media release: New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant applications now open
The 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 New Colombo Plan Mobility Program Guidelines and FAQs can be found on the previous rounds page.
Queries about the 2017 application process should be directed to the Department of Education and Training at firstname.lastname@example.org. For other matters, including business liaison, internships and mentorships, public diplomacy and alumni, the New Colombo Plan Secretariat within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade can be contacted at email@example.com.
Undergraduate students interested in participating in a New Colombo Plan mobility project should contact their university's international liaison office.