East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship for Studies Beginning
in Fall 2006
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2005
The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship provides Master's and
Doctoral funding for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the
U.S. to participate in educational and research programs at the East-West
Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawai`i. Through
East-West Center affiliation, awardees become part of a growing network
of students and alumni forging the shape and substance of the world's
most vibrant region.
Center fellowships are provided for degree study at the University of
Hawai`i and participation in the Center's international and intercultural
programs. The Center and the University of Hawai`i, located in a unique
island setting with a distinctive multicultural heritage, offer premier
resources for studies on Asia, the Pacific, and the U.S.
Degree fellows have opportunities to participate in graduate certificate
programs offered in leadership studies, international intercultural studies,
population studies and natural resource management that enhance their
degree studies. Other opportunities include invited participation in the
Center's research projects in several areas of international study including
politics, governance and security; economics; environmental change; population
and health; education ; and Pacific islands development.
The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship invites applications
* Citizens or permanent residents of the United States
* Citizens of countries in the Pacific and Asia, including Russia
The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship provides substantial
* Master's degrees (24-month fellowship)
* Doctoral degrees (48-month fellowship)
* Applicants submit both the application for East-West Center Graduate
Fellowship and the graduate admissions application to the University of
Hawai`i to the East-West Center Award Services Office. Applications must
be postmarked by the November 1 deadline.
* Applicants already enrolled as classified graduate students at the University
of Hawai`i submit only the East-West Center Graduate Fellowship application.
* Required tests include the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) for
applicants from non-English speaking countries, and the GRE or GMAT for
all applicants as required by university departments.
* Award recipients who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents must
meet exchange visitor (J-1 visa) requirements.
Degree Fellowship Requirements:
Beyond fulfilling degree requirements at the University of Hawai`i,
East-West Center students are required to take part in the Center's education
program. These requirements include:
* Core Program that meets weekly during the fall semester.
* Spring Core Issues Course, which will consist of a series of presentations
and small-group discussions.
* Community Service. Degree Fellows are expected to devote 90 hours to
community service during their award period.
* Involvement in an EWC Research Project.
* Interdisciplinary Certificate. Students not involved in an EWC research
project must pursue one of several interdisciplinary certificates.
* Language Requirement. Degree Fellows who are native speakers of English
from USA, Australia or New Zealand must demonstrate proficiency in an
Asian/Pacific language or complete four semesters of language coursework.
* Monthly Report to the Associate Dean.
Application forms and additional information may be obtained from:
GRADUATE DEGREE FELLOWSHIPS
Award Services Office
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848-1601
E-mail requests: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include your complete mailing address and country of citizenship
and permanent residence in your request so that we may send you the correct
Fall 2006 Graduate Degree Fellowship Application Forms will be available
University of Hawai`i graduate degree application forms are available
at the University of Hawai`i Graduate Admissions Website