- Applications close
- 1 July 2018
What you'll receive
Successful applicants will receive financial support to study either one or two semesters abroad at a university located in one of the 40 eligible host countries.
- a travel allowance of $2,500
- an establishment allowance of $2,500
- a variable, location-based monthly stipend of up to $2,500
- health and travel insurance.
Other benefits may include:
- payment of up to one academic year of international tuition fees to a maximum of $20,000, payable directly to your host institution
- payment of $1,500 for in-country language training fees, payable to the language training provider.
- be an Australian citizen
- be enrolled in QUT and undertaking a bachelor degree or bachelor honours degree
- be between 18 and 28 (inclusive) years of age as at 1 January 2019
- have completed at least one year of your bachelor course at commencement of scholarship
- have achieved a minimum 5.5 GPA (Grade Point Average) for your undergraduate course to date
- be eligible to study for one or two semesters at an Indo-Pacific university and receive credit towards their degree
- demonstrated leadership in the community.
You can't be:
- undertaking another Australian Government funded off-shore scholarship at the commencement of, or currently with, the scholarship
- a previous recipient of a New Colombo Plan scholarship
- undertake the program in a host country where they have previous been or currently hold dual citizenship or permanent residency.
How to apply
To apply for this scholarship, you'll need to:
- determine which partner universities are located in your preferred country.
- check whether the university has English-taught units equivalent to the units in your current course.
- contact International Student Services for information on the application process.
- apply via the New Colombo Plan Scholarship current student page.
About the scholarship
The Australian Government offers New Colombo Plan scholarships to high-achieving undergraduate students in order to:
- lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in Australia
- deepen Australia's relationships with the region
- encourage studying in the Indo-Pacific region as a 'rite of passage' for Australian undergraduate students
- increase the number of work-ready Australian graduates with regional experience.
Scholarship programs can be conducted in the following 40 Indo-Pacific host locations:
- Brunei Darussalam
- Cook Islands
- Federated States of Micronesia
- French Polynesia
- Hong Kong SAR
- Marshall Islands
- New Caledonia
- Papua New Guinea
- Republic of Korea
- Solomon Islands
- Sri Lanka
2018 scholarship round
|Tess Van Geelen||Bachelor of Laws (Honours)||China|
|Melanie Gock||Bachelor of Business||City University of Hong Kong|
|Sarah Sheppard||Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Law||Korea University|
|Alexandra Alder||Bachelor of Behavioural Science/ Bachelor of Justice (Honours)||Nanyang Technological University, Singapore|
|Caitlin Clarke||Bachelor of Property Economics||National University of Singapore|
|Michael Reynolds||Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Mathematics||Nanyang Technological University, Singapore|
|Madura Senadeera||Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/ Bachelor of Information Technology||Nanyang Technological University, Singapore|
|Krishore Subramaniam||Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)||National Taiwan University|
|Liam Greinke||Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Laws||Mahidol University, Thailand|