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 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 32 January-February 2018
Creative Arts and Design Professional Practicum (six weeks)
at Atma Jaya University, Jakarta
$3,000 51 January-February 2018
Journalism Professional Practicum (six weeks)
at Atma Jaya University, Jakarta
$3,000 36 January-February 2018
International Relations Program (semester)
at Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung
$6,000* 80 August-December 2017
February-July 2018
Development Studies Immersion Program (semester)
at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta
$5,000* 82 August-December 2017
February-July 2018
Indonesian Business, Law and Society Program (semester)
at Indonesian Islamic University, Yogyakarta
$5,000* 38 August-December 2017
February-July 2018
Indonesian Language Teacher Immersion Program (semester)
at Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta
$5,000 2 August-December 2017
February-July 2018
Flexible Language Immersion Program (semester)
at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
$5,000 76 August-December 2017
February-July 2018
Agriculture Semester Program (semester)
at Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor
$6,000* 48 August-December 2017
February-July 2018
Field Study Program (semester)
at Parahyangan University, Bandung
or Muhammadiyah University, Malang
$6,000 11 August-December 2017
February-July 2018
Public Health Study Tour (two weeks) $3,000 25 July 2017
*NEW* Indonesian Language Short Course $3,000 75 December 2017
January 2018
*NEW* Law Professional Practicum $3,000 30 January-February 2018

* 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

University of Adelaide 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.

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.