New Colombo Plan

The New Colombo Plan brings Australian students to study in countries like the Philippines to strengthen the educational and people-to-people ties between Australia and the Indo-Pacific region.

Emily Pritchard, the inaugural Philippines Fellow, was awarded a New Colombo Plan scholarship in 2015. Her education program at the University of the Philippines in Los Banos focused on natural and social sciences, and formed part of her undergraduate degree on Environmental Science and Social Science at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship Fellow for the Philippines in 2021 is Niam Foxcroft, who is planning undertake an internship with either the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, the International Rice Research Institute, or the International Center for Tropical Agriculture.

Filipino meteorologists undertake a special one -year training course in Australia under the Colombo Plan.
Emily Pritchard, the inaugural Philippines Fellow, was awarded a New Colombo Plan scholarship in 2015.

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