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Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan (PILP) in USA, 2019

Applications are now accepting for the Pacific Islands Leadership Program With Taiwan (PILP) hosted by the  East-West Center. This program is open for early-to-mid-career professionals, from all walks of life, aged approximately 25-38.

The PILP Fellowship covers tuition, residence hall room costs, health insurance, course materials, living stipend, airfare to Honolulu, airfare from Honolulu to Taipei, airfare from Taipei to home country, as well as visa SEVIS fees (if required).

The East-West Center is an education and research organization that promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue.

Scholarship Description:

  • Applications Deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Course Level: This program is open for early-to-mid-career
  • Study Subject: This program will be awarded in all subjects
  • Scholarship Award: This program covers tuition, residence hall room costs, health insurance, course materials, living stipend, airfare to Honolulu, airfare from Honolulu to Taipei, airfare from Taipei to home country, as well as visa SEVIS fees (if required).
  • Nationality: Citizens from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu will be eligible for these competitive, merit-based scholarship awards.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu will be eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: 
  • Applicants from all walks of life (government, business, environment, NGOs, health, media, agriculture, education, and others) are encouraged to apply.
  • The program is aimed at early- to mid-career professionals, spanning the ages of approximately 25-38.
  • Applicants will be expected to have a fluent level of English. Applicants are encouraged to provide an English language test score (such as the IELTS) if one is available.
  • Applicants will normally have a Bachelor’s degree. Exceptions may be considered on the basis of other relevant experience and qualifications.

Application Procedure:

The following items are needed to complete your application:

  • Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan Application form (2 pages)
  • Cover Letter
  • Questions (see the application form for the required questions)
  • Curriculum Vitae (resume)
  • Two (2) Letters of Reference, in envelopes sealed by the Reference Author
  • If available, Official Transcript from each higher educational institution attended (in an envelope sealed by the school). A photocopy will be accepted during the review phase.
  • If available, English language test score report (for example, IELTS or TOEFL). A photocopy will be accepted during the review phase.
  • If possible, a 1-minute Self-Introduction video.

How to Apply:  To participate in the program, applicants can apply either through email or online:

Email all completed, signed application forms to [email protected]

Or

Online application

Note: Forms submitted via email must follow all instructions, including the requirement of handwritten signatures (typed or electronic signatures are not permitted).

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