The New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program

New Colombo Plan Scholarships are open to Australian undergraduates aged 18–28 currently studying at Australian universities.

2017 NCP scholarship recipients in the Great Hall of Parliament House in Canberra.
The New Colombo Plan Scholarship program is open to Australian undergraduates aged 18–28 currently studying at Australian universities. Photo: Mark Graham

2020 New Colombo Plan Scholars announced

On 25 November 2019, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, announced the 2020 New Colombo Plan Scholarship recipients. NCP scholars will take up exciting opportunities to immerse themselves in Indo-Pacific cultures, learn new languages, further their studies and gain invaluable work experience through internships with organisations across the region.

New Colombo Plan Scholarship Guidelines and FAQs from previous years can be found on the previous rounds page.

Contacts

University staff and eligible undergraduate students interested in the New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program should contact their international liaison office.

Queries on the New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program should be directed to the New Colombo Plan Secretariat within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade at ncp.secretariat@dfat.gov.au.


Last Updated: 25 November 2019