The Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) is an innovative graduate-level certificate program that brings together the development of regional expertise with the enhancement of individual leadership skills. The APLP is a nine-month program (mid-August to mid-May) with a minimum five-month residency requirement. All APLP participants receive an APLP Entry Fellowship upon acceptance into the program.
Eligibility Criteria /Scholarship Guidelines:
Bachelor’s Degree – candidates must have a 4-year bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited U.S. college or university or from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad. Equivalency is determined by the University of Hawai’i. Normally, an equivalent could be a 3-year bachelor’s degree plus a 1-year master’s degree, or a 2-year bachelor’s degree plus a 2-year master’s degree.
TOEFL is a prerequisite for all international students (unless automatically exempt). Your TOEFL test result should not be more than two years old. The International English language Testing System (IELTS) may be substituted for TOEFL.
Professional work experience and achievement.
Leadership track record in professional, public, and/or personal domains.
International experience and aptitude, including overseas residence, language skills, intercultural and exposure to diversity.
Volunteer and community service experience.
Asia Pacific engagement: Proof of interest in and knowledge of the region, as well as a commitment to its future prosperity. This may include employment in the region, classes are taken at University, languages are spoken, memberships and fellowships, specific projects, field studies, and areas of research interest.
Should have experience of cohort learning, working collaboratively in small teams or in large groups.
APLP Entry Fellowship is valued at approximately $15,000.Furthermore in addition to the APLP Entry Fellowship granted, a sizeable number of East-West Center funding opportunities are also available.
Valid from 9 Months
Organization / Institution Name
East West Center