New Colombo Plan
New Colombo Plan Scholarships
"The New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program provides opportunities for Australian undergraduate students to undertake semester-based study and internships or mentorships in 40 participating Indo-Pacific locations."
The New Colombo Plan aims to:
- Lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in Australia by supporting young Australians to study and undertake Internships in the region.
- Deepen Australia's people-to-people and institutional relationships with the region, through the engagement of students, universities, businesses and other stakeholder networks in the Program
- Establish study in the Indo-Pacific as a rite of passage for Australian undergraduate students, and as an endeavour that is highly valued by the Australian community
- Increase the number of work-ready Australian graduates with regional experience
The 2019 scholarship program provides up to 120 prestigious scholarships in Australia, to support high-achieving students to undertake a semester (or year-long) exchange or study abroad program at a higher education institution commence between 1 January 2019 and 15 December 2019.
Monash University will nominate 10 applicants through an institution selection process.
|Expression of Interest due for submission to Monash Abroad|
3 June 2018
|Monash Abroad Interview||Week of 25thJune 2018|
|Monash Nomination to DFAT||31 July 2018|
|Nominated students online application||1 August – 31 August 2018 |
(application close at 11.59pm)
|Applications are shortlisted and notified||September 2018|
DFAT Interview – held in Canberra Interview panel for each destination
|September – October 2018|
|Selections are finalised, all successful and unsuccessful applicants are notified||November 2018|
|Scholars are announced, details are published||December 2018|
|Scholars commence their Scholarship Programs||1 January – 31 December 2019|