EWC Scholarships and Fellowships For Asian Students

East and West Scholarships and fellowships are initiated by the University of Hawaii to promote Asian and American relationships. EWC was established in 1960 by the US Congress in an effort to promote American Asian culture. Around 8000 Asian students are benefited from this scholarship program. The main programs and fellowships offered by EWC are below:

  1. Student Scholarships and Fellowships
  2. Visiting Fellowships
  3. Visiting Scholars
  4. Journalism Fellowships and Exchanges
  5. Leadership Development
  6. Washington, DC – Congressional Staff Programs
  7. Washington, DC – Visiting Fellowships and Exchange Programs
  8. Washington, DC – Young Professionals Program (Internship)

2022 Open Scholarships and fellowships programs are below:

2022 Pacific Islands Leadership Program

ECW is accepting applications for the 2022 Pacific Islands Leadership Program (PILP). To apply for this program, please follow the below link: https://eastwestcenter.submittable.com/submit/197843/2022-pacific-islands-leadership-program

CSC-EWC Visiting Scholars Program

This scholarship is specifically for analysts and scholars from China who wished to do research in the US. Ares of research under this scholarship program is governance, security and justice; environment, population and health; and innovation, economic integration, and growth as well as higher education policy.

For further information, please email:  Fellowships@EastWestCenter.org

North Pacific Arctic Conference (NPAC) Fellowship

This scholarship is organized by ECW and KMI (Korean Maritime Institute). This program is specifically made for the US, Canada, Russia, China, Japan, and South Korea. The purpose of this fellowship is to address and prevent issues affecting the arctic.

To apply please send the application to ECW Secretariat at NPACFellows@EastWestCenter.org. According to ecw.org, your application should include below material:

  • A two-page bio-sketch that must include contact information, education, and professional experience
  • A letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the relevance of your work to the Arctic
  • A 700-word statement related to ONE of the five NPAC Thematic Sessions (see below*). The questions are ones being used to shape session content. Based on your interests and expertise, choose to respond to one of the two questions associated with one of the sessions 2-6.

To apply for this job email your details to Fellowships@EastWestCenter.org

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