The East-West Center is pleased to announce new fellowships for the Asia
Pacific Leadership Program for 2009-10. Entering its eight year, the Asia
Paciﬁc Leadership Program (APLP) is the center of excellence for
leadership education in the Asia Paciﬁc region. The APLP is a
graduate certiﬁcate program combining the development of regional
expertise with the enhancement of individual leadership capacity. Based at
the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, the program has created a network
of dynamic leaders in 48 countries who are helping to build a peaceful,
prosperous and just Asia Paciﬁc community. All participants receive
an APLP Entrance Fellowship valued at approximately $15,000.
The Asia Pacific Leadership Program seeks outstanding individuals with
proven leadership experience or high leadership potential from across the
Asia Pacific region, North America and beyond. All participants have at
least a Bachelors degree with the majority having graduate degrees as well.
At least 20 countries are represented in each cohort. APLP Fellows
come together from all walks of life, including areas as diverse as
government, business, NGOs, health sciences, media, monastic orders, and
APLP participants will gain broad regional perspectives, become
knowledgeable about the critical challenges facing the Asia Pacific region,
and be trained to exercise leadership and promote cooperation. The
APLP empowers leaders with the knowledge, skills, experiences, and
supportive community needed to successfully navigate personal and regional
change in the 21st century.
Recruitment for 2009-10
is open. Places are limited. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Forms and Fellowships
For more information about the Asia Paciﬁc Leadership Program, as
well as application forms and fellowship opportunities, please visit our
website at: www.eastwestcenter.org/aplp or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application deadline is December 1, 2008. Fellowships
begin in August 2009.
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The East-West Center is an education and research organization established
by the U.S. Congress in 1960 to promote better relations and understanding
among the peoples and nations of Asia, the Pacific and the United States through cooperative research, education, and dialogue on critical issues of
common concern. Funding for the Center comes from the U.S. government, with additional support provided by private agencies, individuals,
foundations, corporations, and the governments of the region