Scholarships and Fellowships

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Scholarships and Fellowships
 

East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship 
Funding for graduate students with a commitment to the Asia Pacific region to participate in residential, educational, and leadership development programs at the EWC while pursuing a graduate degree at the University of Hawai‘i.
Type of study: Master's or Doctoral degree (up to 24-month fellowship).
Eligibility: Citizens or permanent residents of the United States and citizens of countries in the Pacific and Asia, including Russia. See application for complete list of eligible countries.
Provisions: Substantial funding toward education and living expenses, including tuition and fees, graduate residence hall room costs, health insurance subsidy, book allowance, and partial living stipend.
Application deadline: December 1 
For more information: scholarships@eastwestcenter.org | Frequently Asked Questions 
 

East-West Center Alumni Scholar and other Named Awards
One-year scholarships and awards, made available through the Center's alumni and friends, which support funding for graduate students with a commitment to the Asia Pacific region to participate in residential, educational, and leadership development programs at the EWC while pursuing a graduate degree
Type of study: Master's or Doctoral degree.
Eligibility: Citizens or permanent residents of the United States and citizens of countries in the Pacific and Asia.
Provisions: Variable. These awards may be made as supplements to the EWC Graduate Degree Fellowships, or as stand-alone one-year financial awards to assist with tuition or living expenses in EWC housing.
Application deadline: December 1. For consideration of these awards, applicants must complete the EWC Graduate Degree Fellowship application.
For more information: scholarships@eastwestcenter.org | Frequently Asked Questions


Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program 
Funding for graduate students to participate in residential, educational and leadership programs at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study in ADB-approved fields at the University of Hawai‘i.
Type of study: Master's degree (up to 24-month scholarship).
Eligibility: Applicants must be a citizen of a borrowing member country of the Asian Development Bank. Visit website for list of eligible countries.
Provisions: Tuition and fees, graduate residence hall room costs, health insurance, book allowance, living stipend, and round-trip airfare.
Application deadline: December 1 
For more information: 
http://www.adb.org/JSP and adbjsp@eastwestcenter.org | Frequently Asked Questions 
 

United States South Pacific Scholarship Program (USSP) 
Provides educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students from South Pacific nations in fields of study meeting development needs in the Pacific islands region. Funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State.
Type of study: Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree study; educational exchange experience including participation in cultural activities, mentoring, host family and volunteer service.
Eligibility: Citizens of the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Provisions: Tuition and fees, residence hall room costs, health insurance, book allowance, living stipend, and round-trip airfare. 
Application deadline: February 1
For more information: USSP@eastwestcenter.org
 

International Scholarship Partners with the East-West Center
The Center works in partnership with ministries of education, other government agencies, and universities in the Asia Pacific to provide funding for graduate students committed to the region to participate in the residential, educational, and leadership development programs at the EWC while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawai'i.
Type of study: Master's degree or Doctoral degree.
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the requirements of the funding agency, EWC, and University of Hawai'i.
Provisions: Variable, depending on partnership arrangements. Scholarships are currently available from partner institutions in Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Application deadlines: Variable, depending on partnership requirements.
For more information:  scholarships@eastwestcenter.org 


Obuchi Student Scholarship 
Funding for graduate students to participate in residential and educational programs at the East-West Center while while pursuing a graduate degree at the University of Hawai‘i, or for study in the Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP).
Type of Study: Master's or Doctoral degree (up to 24-month fellowship) or APLP.
Eligibility: Residents of Okinawa, Japan, who have the intention of returning to contribute to its development needs.
Provisions: Substantial funding toward education and living expenses, including tuition and fees, graduate residence hall room costs, health insurance subsidy, book allowance, and partial living stipend.
Application Deadline for Obuchi Student Scholarship:  December 1
For more information:  scholarships@eastwestcenter.org | Frequently Asked Questions  
 

Contact Information

East-West Center
Award Services Office
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848-1601 USA
Tel:  (808) 944-7735 | Fax:  (808) 944-7730