Special Opportunities and Scholarships

Patrick Gan, Japan – New Colombo Plan and impact on career

Welcome to the Special Opportunities and Scholarships webpage. Many of the activities on this page provide a grant, scholarship, stipend, fee waiver, or discount. In addition to assist with overseas participation, eligible students can receive OSHELP valued up to $8,149.

1. Highlights

2. Scholarships and Grants

CountryRefProgramDisciplinesGrants/Scholarships Available
Indo-PacificNCPNew Colombo Plan ScholarshipMulti-disciplineVaries
WorldwideWSIGo Global semester or year-long exchange programsMulti-discipline$1750
WorldwideWSIEnd-of-Year Short ProgramsMulti-discipline$500
WorldwideWSIMid-Year Short ProgramsMulti-discipline$500
WorldwideWSIInternational Work ExperienceMulti-disciplineVaries
WorldwideWSIGlobal FirstsAll first yearsVaries
WorldwideAIMGlobal Society FoundationMulti-disciplineVaries
WorldwideISAISA ScholarshipsMulti-disciplineVaries
USACISJanuary in New York City, USA: 2020Multi-discipline$1000
CanadaCISJanuary on Vancouver Island, Canada: 2020Multi-discipline$1000
ItalyCISJanuary in Florence, Italy: 2020Multi-discipline$1000
EnglandCISJanuary in London, England: 2020Multi-discipline$1000
JapanCISJanuary in Tokyo, Japan: 2020Multi-discipline$1000
GermanyDAADDAAD German Academic Exchange ServiceMulti-disciplineVaries
IndonesiaITSCommTECH Community and Technology CampMulti-disciplineVaries
Japan Two weeks in Japan - tuition waiver and free accommodation!Japanese Studies 
LebanonSoBBank of Beirut InternshipBusiness

3. New Colombo Plan Mobility Program

The following activities are supported by the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan Mobility Program (NCP)

NCP End-of-Year Break, between December and February

Region / Country




Cambodia21979Humanitarian Engineering Design Summit


China27167Forgotten Heritage


China26185Internship - 360° View of Chinese Business and CultureMulti-discipline

Universities Australia China Internship

China17889Work-Integrated Learning ExperienceBusiness
China25893Traditional Knowledge and Conservation in Shangri-LaSustainable Futures
China23756 (23757)200759 Foundations of Chinese LawSchool of Law
China21897Market Research in ChinaBusiness
Fiji26347IRU Fiji Study TourEnvironment
Hong Kong18269Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusiness
India18265TATA Consultancy Services Engagement Information and Communication Technology
India21916Innovation in IndiaBusiness
IndonesiaACICISACICIS Study Indonesia Practicum ProgramsMulti-discipline
IndonesiaACICISACICIS Semester AbroadMulti-discipline
Nepal25134Well women and children: Primary healthcare nursing in actionSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
Singapore19887Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusiness
South Korea19890Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusiness
Vietnam21911Urban and Regional DevelopmentMulti-discipline
Vietnam18133Scholarship for InternshipMulti-discipline

NCP Mid-Year Break (July)

Applications for the following program may not be available until later in the year.

Cambodia21979Humanitarian Engineering Design Summit Multi-discipline
CanadaGlobal FirstsGlobal Firsts Program - CanadaPolitics
China21897Market Research Study TourBusiness
Hong Kong18268Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial Practice Business
India21915Innovation in India Business
India18265TATA Consultancy Serivices EngagementMulti-discipline
IndonesiaACICISPublic Health Study TourHealth Science
Japan25421Meiji Study TourInternational Relations
Malaysia21918Indigenous Communities Study Tour Health Science
Mongolia22044Mongolia - Wild Spirits and Warm HeartsSHCA
Papua New Guinea25896Sharing our Legacy: Engaging with PNG CommunitiesSustainable Futures
Philippines22145Managing Sustainability in The PhilippinesSustainable Futures
Singapore19886Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusiness
South KoreaISEPScholarships available for a short summer course at Hanyang UniversityMulti-discipline
South Korea19889Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusiness
Taiwan21908Immersion Experience and Internship program Business
Taiwan25356A Field Study: Taiwan Inter-Professional Public Health Immersion ExperienceMulti-discipline
Taiwan25839A Field study: Enhancing Collaborative and Culturally Appropriate CareMulti-discipline
Timor-Leste25589Mobile StoriesScreen Media and Communication
Vietnam16586Students wanted for Short Program in July Business - students from other disciplines welcome
Vietnam18132Scholarship for Internship Business - students from other disciplines welcome

NCP Semester Opportunities




Grants/Scholarships Available
Hong KongSemester Exchange


GermanyEndeavour Semester ExchangeMulti-disciplineELP
IndonesiaACICIS SemesterMulti-disciplineNCP
IndiaSemester ExchangeInformation and Communication TechnologyNCP
NepalSocial Science International Placement (102174) UnitAnthropology, Humanitarian and Development Studies, Social Science,  Social Science (Advanced) or Tourism ManagementNCP
SingaporeSemester Exchange Humanities and Communication ArtsNCP
South KoreaSemester Exchange Multi-disciplineNCP
South KoreaAsia Study SemesterMulti-disciplineNCP

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