U.S. South Pacific Scholarship Program



The East-West Center is pleased to announce the selection of the 2017 U.S. South Pacific Scholarship (USSP) Recipients:


  • Ms. Analisa Gelea NAIVALURUA  (Fiji)   BBA candidate in Business Administration


  • Mr. William Constantine Lokei SIRABIS   (Papua New Guinea)   MS candidate in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences


  • Mr. Ratu Serupepeli Ravula TAGIVAKATINI   (Fiji)   MS candidate in Animal Science


The USSP Scholarship Program received many fine applications this year, and the East-West Center would like to congratulate all three awardees and wish them well as they begin their studies in the United States in August 2018.

Information on the next round of competition will be available in early September 2018.

If you are considering applying for a USSP scholarship in the future, you may be interested in viewing last year's scholarship announcement, application form, and required supporting documents in the links below which are for reference purposes only.


For Reference Only

All application documents contained in the application packet may be found here:

  1. USSP 2017 Application Instructions [pdf
  2. USSP 2017 Application [form-fillable doc
  3. USSP 2017 Letter of Reference [form-fillable doc]
  4. USSP 2017 Tips for an Acceptable Application [pdf]