The East-West Center (EWC) Graduate Degree Fellowship provides substantial funding toward Master`s and Doctoral degrees for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the U.S. to participate in educational and research programs at EWC while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawai`i. Through EWC affiliation, awardees become part of a growing network of students and alumni forging the shape and substance of the world`s most vibrant region.
Priority in the student selection process is given to applicants seeking degrees in fields of study related to research themes at the East-West Center, focusing on topics in economics; environmental change, vulnerability and governance; politics and security; and population and health, at a local, national and/or regional level in the Asia Pacific region.
The Center also welcomes applications in other fields of study on issues of common concern among the peoples and nations of Asia, the Pacific and the United States. Visit the East-West Center website Official Website . for information regarding research themes.
Fellowship provisions include tuition and fees, graduate residence hall room costs, health insurance, book allowance, and partial living stipend. Competitive supplemental awards and field study/travel grant awards are available to EWC Graduate Degree fellows.
Degree fellows have opportunities to participate in graduate certificate programs offered in leadership studies, international cultural studies, population studies, and conflict resolution that enhance their degree studies. Other opportunities include invited participation in the Center`s research projects in several areas of international study including politics, governance and security, economics, environmental change, population and health, education, and Pacific islands development.
How to Apply
For an overview of all of the student fellowship competitions administered at the Center, please Visit Official Website . For details and downloadable application material for the East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship, you may Visit Official Website . E-mail inquiries:
[email protected], or write to the EWC Graduate Degree Fellowship Program, Award Services Office, Burns Hall 2066, East-West Center, 1601 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96848-1601, U.S.A.
Application Due Date: Postmarked by November 1, 2011
Applications will be available in Spring 2011 for fellowships and graduate degree study to begin in August 2012. All application materials are submitted directly to EWC.