Fellowship: East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship

Award Amount: $4,800 per year
Number of Awards: Not known
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The East-West Center is delighted to announce the East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship. The program provides masters and doctoral funding for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the United States to participate in educational, cultural, residential community building, and leadership development programs at the East-West Center. The program supports graduate study at the University of Hawai‘i (UH) in fields relevant to the goals and objectives of the East-West Center (EWC).

Host Institution:

The East-West Center promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1960, the Center serves as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy options.

Eligibility:

The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship invites applications from:

  • Citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  • Citizens of countries in the Pacific and Asia, including Russia
  1. Pacific Region: American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Northern Marianas, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis & Futuna Islands
  2. Southeast Asia: Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam
  3. South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
  4. East Asia: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, Russia, Taiwan
  • Bachelor’s Degree and Grade Point Average: Before the start of the award
  1. Applicants for graduate programs must have obtained a 4-year bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited U.S. college or university, or from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad.
  2. An applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (4.0=A scale) or the equivalent, in the last four semesters or six quarters of the undergraduate record and in all post-baccalaureate work.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicants can download the application through the given link: https://www.eastwestcenter.org/sites/default/files/filemanager/Education_Program/Student_Programs/GDF/2018/3-2018%20Fellowship%20instructions%20and%20application%20forms.pdf

For more information: https://www.developingcareer.com/east-west-center-graduate-degree-fellowship/

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