New Colombo Plan scholars embark on global pathways

29 Nov 2017

New Colombo Plan awardees at ceremonyThe Australian Government has awarded scholarships to three University of Queensland students as part of its New Colombo Plan (NCP) 2018 round.

Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Julie Bishop, named Muirgen O’Seighin, Murray Buchanan and Nicola Cook recipients of the prestigious scholarship at a ceremony at Parliament House on Monday.

The students – chosen for their exceptional academic and leadership qualities – will join around 100 undergraduates from Australian universities who will study in the Indo-Pacific region within the next year.

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