Singapore Scholarships

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Experience Asia: Enhance your Career

The New Colombo Plan offers Australian undergraduates new opportunities for prestigious scholarships and grants for experience in Asia. You have the opportunity to receive up to $3000 to participate in the GEM Trailblazer Short Program in Singapore, June 2014.  

The GEM Trailblazer Program offers you an opportunity to study at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. NTU's unique short program will open up fascinating Asian cultural experiences and opportunities to enhance your future career in Asia. Singapore is one of the most dynamic hubs in Asia for international business and networking. It is an ideal springboard to the booming Asian region.



  • Up to $3000 to assist with expenses such as airfares, accommodation, and other expenses.


Recipients must study one of the following short courses in June/July 2014:
  • Recipients must receive academic credit from the University of Newcastle.
  • Tuition fees are not paid to the overseas institution. To pay for the overseas course, students are required to enrol in a special exchange code (10 units). Students will be liable for this course via the HECS-HELP scheme.


  • Nanyang Technological University


  • Australian Citizen.
  • Aged between 18 years and 28 years of age at the commencement of the scholarship.


  • Grade point average – students must have a minimum GPA of 5 (70% weighting)
  • To complete this Expression of Interest, you will be required to provide personal information and answers to the following questions:
  • What interests you most about Singapore, and why? (150 words maximum)
  • How do you see this experience enhance your future career? (150 words maximum)

Further information can be found on the GEM Trailblazer Program Information Sheet

How to Apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit an Expression of Interest by the close of business Sunday 21 March 2014. Priority consideration will be given to students participating in the iLEAD Program.