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New Colombo Plan

  • The New Colombo Plan has helped Jack tee off a career in professional sport

    2019 New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholar, Jack Steed, has made the most of his NCP journey to follow his dream of working in the sports industry.

  • How Dean’s New Colombo Plan experience in Fiji is helping him change the lives of Indigenous Australians in the criminal justice system

    For 2022 New Colombo Plan (NCP) Indigenous Fellow Dean McCarthy, his time in Fiji has encouraged his passion for reforming the criminal justice system back home.

  • Adelaide is investing in the Indo-Pacific with the New Colombo Plan

    For 2022 NCP Scholar Adelaide Pope, her scholarship journey represents an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the diversity of the Indo-Pacific.

  • The New Colombo Plan has helped Jack tee off a career in professional sport

  • How Dean’s New Colombo Plan experience in Fiji is helping him change the lives of Indigenous Australians in the criminal justice system

  • Adelaide is investing in the Indo-Pacific with the New Colombo Plan

The New Colombo Plan is a signature initiative of the Australian Government which aims to lift knowledge of the Indo Pacific in Australia by supporting Australian undergraduates to study and undertake internships in the region.

The New Colombo Plan involves a scholarship program for study of up to one year and internships or mentorships, and a flexible mobility grants program for both short and longer-term study, internships, mentorships, practicums and research.

How to get involved

NCP internship portal

For New Colombo Plan internship and mentorship opportunities visit the NCP internship portal.

Contact us

The New Colombo Plan Secretariat, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Email: ncp.secretariat@dfat.gov.au

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