The East-West Center and The Pacific Community are presenting the PROJECT Governance Graduate Fellowship program developed to support pledging young leaders from Pacific Island nations to make a one-year professional degree at the University of Hawai’i at M?noa.
The program is open to students from Pacific Island nations to earn a one-year professional degree in finance and communication methods or law at the University of Hawai‘i at M?noa.
East-West Center Project Governance Graduate Fellowship at University of Hawai, USA
Great opportunity to study at the University of Hawai, USA.
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The ProGov Fellowship program gives a chance to participate in PROJECT Governance movements and donate to building a more powerful Blue Pacific, both during and behind their experienced studies. Selected candidates will receive full tuition, fees, and books for graduate study.
The East-West Center or the Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange between East and West is an education and research institution founded by the U.S. Congress in 1960 to maintain connections and awareness among the peoples and countries of Asia, the Pacific, and the United States through collaborative study, research, and discussion. It is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Application Deadline: 1st March 2023.
- University or Organization: East-West Center
- Department: NA
- Course Level: Graduate
- Award: Tuition fees, monthly stipend, health insurance etc.
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Varies
- Nationality: Pacific Island countries
- The award can be taken in the USA.
- Eligible Countries: Candidates must be citizens of one of the following Pacific Island countries: Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, or Vanuatu are eligible to apply.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in a Graduate course or degree offered by the university.
- Master of Science in Finance
- Master of Science in Information Systems
- Master of Laws
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- They are between the ages of 23-35 years old.
- They are citizens of one of the following Pacific Island countries: Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, or Vanuatu.
- Meet academic prerequisites for admission to the University of Hawai‘i (undergraduate degree from an accredited university in business, law, or related field).
- Work in a profession relevant to the PROJECT Governance goals (sound governance, just governance, responsive governance).
- They can travel to and reside in Hawai‘i for the duration of their study from August to May.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: The Project Governance Graduate Fellowship Application will be switching to an online application. In the application, there are fields in which the following pieces need to be uploaded or input directly to complete their application.
- Supporting Documents: Students must be ready to submit all the following documents:
- Application Form (fillable on the application website)
- Transcripts from all prior undergraduate study
- Language test (TOEFL, IELTS. Check the requirements of the degree program for more information)
- Two recommendation letters. One letter should address the applicant’s academic potential, and the other should address the applicant’s professional work.
- Personal Statements (prompts for the personal statements are on the application website)
- Admission Requirements: Complete educational requirements for admission to the University of Hawai‘i (undergraduate degree from an accredited university in business, law, or related field).
- Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
The East-West Center will award the selected candidates full tuition fees and books for graduate study at the University of Hawai‘i at M?noa:
- J-1 visa sponsorship
- Housing in East-West Center residence halls
- Health insurance
- Monthly stipend for living expenses
- Roundtrip travel between home and Honolulu
- Orientation and enrichment programs at the East-West Center
- Participation in PROJECT Governance activities