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New Colombo Plan

  • NCP is the smart choice for Connor Boughton

    Links between Malaysia’s engineering and infrastructure progress, and his own career aspirations in smart city development made it the ideal destination for 2020 NCP Scholar Connor Boughton.

  • NCP mobility students support research enhancing food security in Cambodia and Laos

    Data collected by New Colombo Plan (NCP) mobility students has helped identify agricultural development opportunities to enhance the usage of lowland soil in the Lower Mekong River Basin.

  • Combining culture, language and health research in Indonesia – Melbourne scholar’s NCP experience

    2019 New Colombo Plan scholar Madeline McGarvey fell in love with Indonesia during a short-term public health study tour, where she became fascinated by the public health system there.

  • NCP is the smart choice for Connor Boughton

  • NCP mobility students support research enhancing food security in Cambodia and Laos

  • Combining culture, language and health research in Indonesia – Melbourne scholar’s NCP experience

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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