What: A two-week multidisciplinary field school in Cambodia over the winter break
Where: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
When: 26 June to 9 July 2023 included
Who: Undergraduate students at the University of Sydney in the following disciplines: Government and International Relations, Media and Communications, Medical Sciences, Pharmacy, Agriculture and Veterinary Science
Why: Leave the classroom behind for a hands-on field school studying health issues in Cambodia! Learn about Cambodia through a unique lens, boost your cross-cultural and interdisciplinary research skills, and meet students from other disciplines. You will receive 6 academic credit points for participating in this program. This program is funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s New Colombo Plan (NCP). Successful applicants will become NCP scholars and receive a $3,000 scholarship to help with costs associated with your participation in this program. A limited number of SSEAC-funded grants are available to international students who do not meet the NCP criteria.
Students will also work in small interdisciplinary groups to design and deliver a small research project. Students will present the results of their group research project in the concluding sessions of the program.
Group research projects
The interdisciplinary research project is a unique opportunity to work across disciplines and cultures, and to delve more deeply into a specific health issue. Students will work together to develop and design their own research project; collect and analyse data; and present the results of their findings in the final week of the field school.
This is a unique opportunity for you to develop and apply your research skills in an international and interdisciplinary setting. A distinguishing feature of this program is the opportunity to work with students from other disciplines. Outcomes may include:
To be eligible you must:
Students from other disciplines may be eligible to participate provided we have space in the program. If this is of interest, please check with SSEAC staff before applying.
This program is funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s New Colombo Plan (NCP). Successful applicants will become NCP scholars and receive a $3,000 scholarship to help with costs associated with your participation in this program.
A limited number of SSEAC-funded grants are available to international students who do not meet the NCP criteria. If you are an international student and interested in finding our more about funding support for this field school, please contact us at email@example.com.
OS-Help is available for all in-country programs. To check your availability, click here.
Amounts for 2023 have not yet been confirmed. You can use the following information as a guide.
In 2022, successful applicants can select from the following amounts to borrow per six-month study period.
If you are taking a relevant and endorsed Asian-language course before studying in Asia, you can also apply for a supplementary OS-HELP loan of $1,133.
Note: Applicants must be available for a short (up to one hour) interview in the week commencing 20 or 27 March 2023. This interview may be online or face to face depending on circumstances.
Applications are now closed.
In the application form, you will be asked to provide the following information:
For more information or if you have any questions, please contact the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please ensure you read all the information on this page first.