New Colombo Plan
NCP Scholarship connects with Andy Tran’s sense of curiosity
For 2020 New Colombo Plan Scholar Andy Tran, the opportunity to live in and explore a new country whilst gaining practical industry experience through internship placements drew him to apply.
Building networks and opportunities with Deakin’s Emily Cvijic
Deakin University scholar Emily Cvijic was awarded a New Colombo Plan mobility grant in 2017.
Adelaide construction alumnus uses his NCP journeys to inspire new cohorts of students
Originally from the Northern Territory, Mitchell Francis spent his childhood living in remote towns including Jabiru in Kakadu National Park, before moving to Adelaide for his secondary education.
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.
The New Colombo Plan Secretariat, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade