East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship - East-West Center

East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship

Sponsored By: East-West Center

Sponsor Type: Non-Profit Organization/Agency/Association

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Program Description: The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship provides master's and doctoral funding for graduate students with a commitment to the Asia Pacific region. Graduate degree fellows come from the U.S., Asia and the Pacific region to participate in residential, educational and leadership development programs at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawaii. Through East-West Center affiliation, awardees become part of an active social network of students and alumni committed to positive change. The East-West Center and the University of Hawaii offer premier resources for studies on Asia and the Pacific.
Host Institution Name: East-West Center in partnership with the University of Hawaii
Host City: Honolulu
Host State: Hawaii
Areas of Study:
Levels of Study:
Open to Students from:   Oceania
East Asia
Southeast Asia
Republic of Maldives
Sri Lanka
United States
Award Information
Award Types:
Avg. Award Amount: Varies
Number of Awards: Varies
Award Coverage: Tuition and fees at the University of Hawaii housing in the East-West Center graduate residence hall a monthly stipend to partially cover food and incidental expenses allowance for books, materials and supplies subsidy toward health insurance coverage.
Award Duration: Maximum of 2 years
Award Deadline: December 1
Award Notification Month: April
Eligibility Requirements
Requirements 1: Must apply online at no later than December 1. Application must also be made directly to the University of Hawaii no later than December 1. Both EWC and UHM application must be complete by January 10.
Requirements 2: The East-West Center invites applications from citizens of the U.S. and countries in the Pacific and Asia, including Russia.
Requirements 3: A minimum TOEFL score of 79-80 IBT, 6.5 IELTS score, or minimum DUOLINGO score of 100 for international applicants or non-native speakers of English.
Requirements 4: Must meet the requirements for the Exchange Visitor J-1 visa program.
Application Information
Contact: East-West Center
Award Services Office
1601 East-West Rd
John A. Burns Hall, Rm 2066
Honolulu, HI
Phone #: 1 808 944-7735
Fax #: 1 808 944-7730
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Instructions: Visit the EWC website for information about the program and application requirements. Apply online by December 1 at