New Colombo Plan Scholarships
“Tuition fees to cover the cost of study for up to one Academic Year (including student service and amenities fees), where Scholars are studying as fee-paying international students, up to a maximum of $20,000 ($10,000 per semester or $6,666 per trimester). These fees are payable directly to the Host Institution. The Scholarship will only provide for international tuition fees if no current exchange agreement place is available between the Home University and the Host Institution.
language training tuition fees, where incurred, of up to $1,500. These fees are only for in-country language training and are payable directly to the language training provider.
a travel allowance of $2,500 to contribute to costs associated with the Scholar’s travel to and from the Host Location.
an establishment allowance of $2,500 to contribute to the costs associated with the Scholar settling into their Host Location.
a monthly stipend of $2,500 to contribute to the Scholar’s basic living costs in their Host Location.
health and travel insurance for the duration of their overseas Scholarship Program.
a dedicated Case Manager for the duration of their Scholarship Program who provides services including pre-departure briefings, advice on health and travel insurance, advice and assistance relating to accommodation, and payment of allowances.
New Colombo Plan Fellows (the top-ranked Scholar in each location and top ranked Indigenous Scholar) will receive an additional benefit of $1,000 to purchase study materials for use during their Scholarship Program.
Scholarships may be sponsored by Private Sector Organisations for the duration of the Scholar’s Scholarship Program. This may include in-kind benefits provided direct to the Scholars, such as training opportunities.”
Asia and The PacificExperience Type
Exchange; Internship; MentorshipStudy Level
Undergraduate; GraduateEligibility Requirements
“Be nominated by their Home University.
be an Australian citizen. Applicants cannot undertake their Scholarship in a Host Location in which they hold dual citizenship or permanent residency; or in which they have previously been a citizen or permanent resident.
be enrolled in units at an on-shore campus of an Australian University during the application process.
be between 18 and 28 years of age (inclusive) on 1 January 2018.
be undertaking a Bachelor Degree or Bachelor Honours Degree when the Scholarship Program commences.
have achieved a minimum 70 per cent graded average or equivalent for their undergraduate course at the time of application, as determined by the nominating Home University.
not be a previous recipient of a New Colombo Plan Scholarship.
Successful applicants are not allowed to commence another Australian Government funded off-shore Scholarship Program or mobility grant (including a New Colombo Plan Mobility Program grant) while undertaking their New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program.”Website
http://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/new-colombo-plan/scholarship-program/Pages/scholarship-program.aspxHow To Apply
All Destination Countries
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam