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Would you like to travel, make new friends, see new places and build life-long professional and personal networks with Australia’s nearest neighbour? AIYEP provides all these opportunities and more, by offering young Australians (21 to 25 years old) fully-paid scholarships to join an Australia-Indonesia exchange program. Successful candidates will meet their Indonesian counterparts during their October orientation and later both groups will undertake predeparture training before traveling to Indonesia to live and work with host families and organisations for two months. As well as all the exciting possibilities that the AIYEP program opens up for participants, they will also earn an AFS Global Competence Certificate, delivered by AFS Australia alongside an international standard Intercultural Learning Project.

Past AIYEP participants have gone on to forge exciting careers in international relations, diplomacy, academia, private and public sectors and business in Australia, Indonesia and beyond. Click on the link below to read testimonies from past participants.

AIYEP 2018-19  (AIYEP37) dates are to be confirmed, but are expected to run from 7 October 2018 to 27 January 2018.  Successful applicants will travel to an Indonesian province (yet to be announced), spending three weeks in the capital city and 3 weeks in a regional area. The initial competitive application process is open from now until mid July. AIYEP is looking for 18 accomplished young women and men (aged between 21 and 25) from every state and territory in Australia.  Apply now to begin your journey as a future leader of Australia-Indonesia relations.

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AIYEP Enquiry Form

This form is for inquiries from Australian applicants only. You must be an Australian citizen to apply for AIYEP through AFS/DFAT. Indonesian citizens should contact their local Dinas or branch of Purna Caraka Muda Indonesia (PCMI), who adminster applications on behalf of Kementrian Pemuda dan Olahraga (Kemenpora). (Warga Negara Indonesia disarankan menghubungi kantor Dinas atau cabang local Purna Cakra Muda Indonesia [PCMI], yang mengurus aplikasi AIYEP atas nama Kementrian Pemuda dan Olahraga [Kemenpora].)
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