Scholarship Program

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship program provides opportunities for Australian undergraduates to undertake semester-based study and internships or mentorships in participating Indo-Pacific locations.

Around 100 New Colombo Plan scholarships will be awarded for study commencing in 2016.

The program is open to Australian undergraduates aged 18-28 currently studying at Australian universities.

Scholarship nominations from Australian universities will be invited from 1 July to 31 July 2015. (Applications will close at 11:59pm AEST)

Nominees’ completed applications may be submitted from 3 August to 31 August 2015. (Applications will close at 11:59pm AEST)


University staff and undergraduate students interested in the 2016 round of the New Colombo Plan should contact their faculty or the international liaison office.

The New Colombo Plan can be contacted at:

Last Updated: 23 March 2015