Australian Government :New Colombo Plan Mobility Program

Opening Date: 01-01-2021   Closing Date: 31-12-2021  

New Colombo Plan Scholarships are only available to students participating in a New Colombo Mobility program.
Scholarship application dates and details will be provided by individual New Colombo Mobility program co-ordinators.


The New Colombo Plan mobility program is an initiative of the Australian Government to encourage undergraduate students to undertake study or internships in approved countries in Asia.

Students will need to be undertaking approved programs of overseas study as part of a New Colombo Mobility program.


The value of the scholarship varies according to the program. The scholarship will be awarded for up to 2 semesters of overseas study.


Applicants must:

·be Australian Citizens; and 

·be enrolled in an Australian University at the time of application and throughout throughout their overseas study program; and

·be undertaking a Bachelor's degree level program (Pass or Honours) at the commencement of the program; and

have successfully completed at least 36 units of the undergraduate course with a grade point average of at least 4.5 or 18 units of the undergraduate coures with a grade point average of at least 5.0 at the commencement of overseas study; and

·be between 18 and 28 years of age or over 28 on a case by case basis at the commencement of the overseas study;

·be nominated into the relevant New Colombo Plan mobility program and;

·have confirmed their participation in the relevant New Colombo Plan mobility program; and

·have their overseas study count as credit towards their course of study at Flinders University; and

·not be in receipt of any other Flinders University administered award which provides travel assistance.


See the New Colombo Plan funded opportunities page for current programs available.


Interested students should contact the member of staff in relation to the relevant current program as listed on the New Colombo Plan (NCP) funded opportunities page.

  • View rules for this scholarship scheme.
Scholarship Type: undergraduate, academic merit, continuing, exchange and overseas travel,