EWC Graduate Degree Fellowship Privately Funded by Mr. Gary S.H. Lin


2 scholarship recipients from Taiwan
Gary S.H. Lin Fellowship recipients Yi-Chieh Jay Lai and Yu-Chieh Wu

The Gary S.H. Lin Fellowship provides up to 24 months of funding to pursue master's or doctoral study at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and to participate in the educational, cultural, residential community building, and leadership development programs at the East-West Center.

Applicants must be from Taiwan. Preference is given to those who have an outstanding academic record and financial need.


  • Tuition and Fees
  • Housing in EWC Dormitory
  • Health Insurance 
  • Partial Living Allowance
  • Application Deadline:  December 1

Please click here for the scholarship flyer, which can be downloaded and printed for posting in your office, university or to pass along to prospective applicants. 

Gary S. H. Lin

Mr. Gary S.H. Lin was a degree scholarship awardee at the East-West Center from 1965 to 1967. After returning to Taiwan, he launched a successful career in information technology. Mr. Lin considers his experience at the East-West Center to have transformed his life, and hopes that his scholarship will contribute to the Center’s efforts to provide ambitious and promising students from Taiwan with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to promote the welfare of people around the world.

How to Apply

Visit the EWC Graduate Degree Fellowship webpage for application materials and more information.