Scholarships / Fellowships: Application Announcements

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The East-West Center offers a wide variety of both short- and long-term programs for individuals. Academic scholarships and fellowships as well as educational exchange and professional development programs are available.

Programs currently accepting applications are listed at the bottom or in the right-hand navigation.

For further information on scholarships and fellowships:

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Current Scholarships-Fellowships

Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program - The Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) provides support for Master's degree study in ADB-JSP approved fields of study at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), and for participation in the educational, ..more..
CSC-EWC Visiting Scholars Program - China Scholarship Council–East-West Center Visiting Scholars Program at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawai'i The East-West Center (EWC) welcomes scholars and analysts from China who wish to participate in the “China Scholarship Council – East- ..more..
East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship - The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship (GDF) provides funding for up to 24 months for Master's or Doctoral degree study for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the U.S. to participate in the educational, residential, and ..more..
East-West Center Student Affiliate Program - The East-West Center Student Affiliate Program gives externally funded or self-funded graduate students at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) the opportunity to participate in the Center’s educational programs and leadership development ..more..
EWC Seminars Live - Designed for multinational journalists and informed audiences, EWC Seminars Live is a bimonthly webinar and briefing series that seeks to inform, connect, and source media stories. The EWC Seminars Live webinars provide increased exposure and ..more..
North Pacific Arctic Conference (NPAC) Fellowship - DUE TO COVID-19 THE AUGUST CONFERENCE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO NOVEMBER 4-7, 2020. APPLICATIONS ALREADY SUBMITTED FOR THE AUGUST DATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. The North Pacific Arctic Conference (NPAC), co-organized by the East-West Center and the Korea ..more..
Obuchi Student Scholarship - Obuchi Student Scholarships provide funding for graduate level study to participate in educational, cultural, residential and leadership development programs at the East-West Center while pursuing a Master's degree at the University of Hawai‘i ..more..
Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan (PILP) - The East-West Center is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan (PILP). 2019 PILP Fellows (Generation 7) Founded in 2013, the Pacific Islands Leadership ..more..
U.S. South Pacific Scholarship Program - 2020 COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT The U.S. South Pacific Scholarship Program (USSP), authorized by the U.S. Congress and funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, is a competitive, merit-based ..more..