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Archived Grant Opportunity View - GO6313

2024 New Colombo Plan Scholarship Round

GO ID:
GO6313
Agency:
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Close Date & Time:
22-Aug-2023 11:30 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
371004 - Public Diplomacy
Secondary Category:
191002 - Higher Education
Publish Date:
29-Jun-2023
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Open Competitive

Description:

The NCP, launched in 2014, aims to lift knowledge in Australia of the Indo-Pacific by supporting Australian university students to study and undertake internships in the region. The NCP Scholarship Program provides scholarships to a diverse cohort of Australian university students to undertake offshore programs including study, internships, mentorships and language training for up to 19 months in eligible Indo-Pacific host locations. The strategic objective of the NCP is to strengthen Australia‚Äôs regional standing by building a diverse cohort of Australian alumni with deeper Indo-Pacific knowledge, capability and connections.  The intended outcomes of the NCP are: increased number and diversity of Australian university graduates with Indo-Pacific capability; deeper people-to-people and institutional relationships between Australia and the Indo-Pacific; and students and alumni connected with leaders in government, business and civil society in the Indo-Pacific.

Eligibility:

Refer to Grant Opportunity Guideline and Instructions for Application Submission

Total Amount Available (AUD):

$13,000,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

During the nomination period, Australian universities nominate students as candidates via the New Colombo Plan Online website. The nomination must be completed by the nomination closing date. Following the closing of the nomination period, the application period will open. The nominated students will receive an invitation to complete an online application form. The application must be completed by the application closing date.