ACICIS has been successful in securing Mobility Program funding for students from member universities in the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 NCP funding rounds.

New Colombo Plan Mobility Program 2014

In Tranche 2 of the 2014 pilot funding round, ACICIS was successful in securing $255,000 of mobility grants to support students from member universities to undertake approved semester and professional practicum programs. Over 60 mobility grants were awarded to students from 15 ACICIS member universities.

New Colombo Plan Mobility Program 2015

In the 2015 funding round, ACICIS successfully secured $608,900 to provide 111 mobility grants and an additional 20 internship grants (as an addition to a semester grant) to support students from ACICIS member universities to undertake study in Indonesia on ACICIS programs.

New Colombo Plan Mobility Program 2016

In the 2016 round of the Mobility Program, ACICIS was successful in securing a total of $1.5 million of funding to support student mobility to Indonesia during 2016 and 2017. In total there are 303 mobility grants as well as 79 internship grants (as an addition to a semester grant) available to support students from ACICIS member universities to undertake studies in Indonesia on the ACICIS programs listed below.

New Colombo Plan Mobility Program 2017

In the 2017 round of the Mobility Program, ACICIS was successful in securing a total of $1.9 million of funding to support student mobility to Indonesia during 2017 and 2018. In total there are 371 mobility grants as well as 134 internship grants (as an addition to a semester grant) available to support students from ACICIS member universities to undertake studies in Indonesia on the ACICIS programs listed below.

New Colombo Plan Mobility Program 2018

In the 2018 round of the Mobility Program, ACICIS was successful in securing a total of $3.6 million of funding to support student mobility to Indonesia during 2018 and 2019. In total there are 734 mobility grants as well as 198 internship grants (as an addition to a semester grant) available to support students from ACICIS member universities to undertake studies in Indonesia on the ACICIS programs listed below.

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants are available to students from ACICIS member universities undertaking the following programs during the study periods indicated below:

ACICIS Program Mobility Grant
Amount ($)
Number of Grants
Available
Relevant Study Period(s)
Business Professional Practicum (six weeks)
at Atma Jaya University, Jakarta
$3,000 68 January-February 2019
Creative Arts and Design Professional Practicum (six weeks)
at Atma Jaya University, Jakarta
$3,000 98 January-February 2019
Development Studies Professional Practicum (six weeks)
at Atma Jaya University, Jakarta
$3,000 39 January-February 2019
Journalism Professional Practicum (six weeks)
at Atma Jaya University, Jakarta
$3,000 67 January-February 2019
Law Professional Practicum (six weeks)
at Atma Jaya University, Jakarta
$3,000 79 January-February 2019
International Relations Program (semester)
at Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung
$6,000* 85 August-December 2018
February-July 2019
Development Studies Immersion Program (semester)
at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta
$5,000* 69 August-December 2018
February-July 2019
Indonesian Business, Law and Society Program (semester)
at Indonesian Islamic University, Yogyakarta
$5,000* 44 August-December 2018
February-July 2019
Indonesian Language Teacher Immersion Program (semester)
at Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta
$5,000 1 August-December 2018
February-July 2019
Flexible Language Immersion Program (semester)
at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
$5,000 60 August-December 2018
February-July 2019
Agriculture Semester Program (semester)
at Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor
$6,000* 42 August-December 2018
February-July 2019
Field Study Program (semester)
at Parahyangan University, Bandung
or Muhammadiyah University, Malang
$6,000 6 August-December 2018
February-July 2019
Public Health Study Tour (two weeks) $3,000 108 July 2018
November-December 2018
Indonesian Language Short Course $3,000 101 June-July 2018
January 2019
*NEW* Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum $3,000 24 January-February 2019
*NEW* Agriculture Professional Practicum $3,000 20 January-February 2019

* Additional $1,000 internship grants also available (limited) as an addition to a Semester grant.

To be eligible for a New Colombo Mobility Grant you must be:

  • an Australian citizen,
  • enrolled in an on-shore Australian University throughout the duration of the Mobility Project,
  • be undertaking a Bachelor Degree or Bachelor Honours Degree at the commencement of the Mobility Project, and
  • 70% of grant recipients for any given ACICIS program must be aged 18-28.

Member University-specific information

CDU Students – Details about ACICIS’ New Colombo Plan funding can be found here.

Griffith University Students – Details about ACICIS’ New Colombo Plan funding can be found here.

RMIT University Students – Details about ACICIS’ New Colombo Plan funding can be found here.

To find out whether you are eligible and/or whether there are mobility grants available through ACICIS for your university, contact your university Study Abroad Office or the ACICIS Secretariat at enquiries@acicis.edu.au.