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Institute of Early Childhood

New Colombo Plan scholarship opportunities

IEC student exchange scholarships

Applications for the New Colombo Scholarships are now open to the Institute of Early Childhood undergraduates who are currently in their fourth academic year. The New Colombo Plan scholarship provides selected students the opportunity to live, work and study overseas in a country within the Indo-Pacific region for up to a year.  

Why work and study abroad 

  • Gain global work experience that will help you stand out to employers.
  • Expand your knowledge about different cultures, customs and etiquette.
  • Build valuable, industry-specific connections that could last a lifetime.
  • Learn to communicate effectively with people from other backgrounds.
  • Earn credits for the units that you will be studying while abroad.

Who is eligible?

Overseas exchange program for 4th year Early Childhood students, age 18-28 years old.

Where will I be going?

You will be hosted at Temasek Polytechnic while undertaking your internship with a leading daycare centre in Singapore. You will study while boarding at the polytechnic which makes going to class easy and convenient. To help you get the most out of this experience, your program including the duration can be tailored to suit your learning goals and personal situation.

What is covered by the scholarship?

Accommodation costs are fully covered.

How do I apply?

Applications closes on 31 July 2015. Don't miss this life-changing cultural experience.  

For more information or to apply, please contact Kate Highfield.