Student Programs The East-West Center is a leader in educating people of the Asia Pacific region, includnig the United States, to meet the evolving demands and interdependency of global change. The Center offers a range of educational opportunities, bringing together more than 300 students each year from across the region.
Leadership Programs Leadership education at the East-West Center draws upon a deep well of experience. For over 50 years, the Center has been working with and producing leaders from diverse fields across the region. We have done so through an approach that links high-level content with experiential learning and emphasizes practical application of ideas. This approach actively engages leaderrship challenges with diverse cohorts of participants across disciplinary boundaries and confronts assumptions, stretches perspectives, and inspires action.
East-West Seminars and Journalism Exchanges East-West Seminars offers short-term dialogue, field study, travel and exchange opportunities for working professionals in politics, government, civil society, business and the media who are in positions to affect policy, shape public opinion and influence change in their countries and communities. Programs provide opportunities for leading professionals from the United States and Asia Pacific to exchange views, build networks, develop leadership skills, and deepen knowledge of regional issues.
Scholarships and Fellowships Annual scholarship competitions for undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and graduate-level certificate study offered through the East-West Center.
Affiliation Programs East-West Center Student Affiliate Program is an opportunity for University of Hawai‘i graduate students and graduate students coming to Hawai‘i on official exchange programs to participate in the Center's educational and cultural programs and residential community. East-West Center Affiliate Scholar Program is an opportunity for graduate students from universities and institutions from all countries to have a short-term affiliation with the EWC while working on research for a thesis or dissertation related to the Asia Pacific region.