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The New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program

New Colombo Plan Scholarships are open to eligible Australian undergraduates 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 eligible Australian undergraduates currently studying at Australian universities. Photo: Mark Graham

2021 New Colombo Plan Scholarship Round

The 2021 Round of the New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program opens on 24 June 2020 for eligible Australian universities to nominate students. Nominations close on 21 July 2020. Nominated students are then invited to submit an online scholarship application from 22 July 2020. Applications close on 18 August 2020.

The 2021 NCP Scholarship Program Guidelines is available on the Australian Government's grants portal — grant opportunity GO3702. Please also refer to the Advice to applicants page.

New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program Guidelines 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.

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