Semester Exchange - Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - New Colombo Plan

Semester Exchange - Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - New Colombo Plan

The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is an autonomous university in Singapore offering publicly-funded degree programmes. NTU is consistently ranked amongst the world's best universities in all of the major college and university rankings and is regarded as one of the top 3 universities in Asia. In the 2016 QS World University Rankings, NTU was ranked 13th in the world and 2nd in Asia.

The university has 10 Nobel laureates and a Fields Medalist on its panel of international advisers. NTU is comprehensive and research-intensive university, with over 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The University is organized into 8 colleges and schools. They are the College of Engineering, the College of Science, the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, the Nanyang Business School, and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine - set up jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to several autonomous institutions including the National Institute of Education, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Interdisciplinary Graduate School, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering, Institute on Asian Consumer Insight, and the College of Professional and Continuing Education.



Type of Program

New Colombo Plan Semester Scholarship

Level of Study


Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

Fall semester: August-December, Spring semester: January-May

Language of Instruction


Travel Grant


GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Course Information

The total scholarship amount will be AU$5,000 and the places are very limited. Please be advised that the application will be closed once we have enough eligible candidate(s).


The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Housing

Exchange Student Website

The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Exchange Website

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Have Australian Citizenship
  • Students have completed at least two semesters (one full year) in your home university, with proof of results
  • Be nominated by your home university to go on exchange with NTU,
  • English proficiency IELTS minimum of 6 for writing sub-test

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online  Application form

You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Study a New Colombo Plan Semester Scholarship program in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) for 5 months, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is located in Singapore

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Business; Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

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Up to AU$5,000

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