PROJECT Governance will select strategically placed young professionals with leadership potential to spend one year at the EWC to upgrade and augment their skills by pursuing professional graduate degrees at the University of Hawaii and engaging in EWC’s dynamic student community.
Selected young professionals, aged 23-35 years, will be supported to complete either a Master of Science in Finance, Master of Science in Information Systems, or an LLM with focus on Business and Commercial Law. These will take a year to complete and focus on essential skills for the practice of good financial governance.
PROJECT Governance is a partnership of the East-West Center, The Pacific Community, CARE, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, and USAID – funded by the American People.

Important Application Guidelines

  • Read the instructions for each item carefully before entering your information. Failing to follow the instructions correctly may result in your application being disqualified for the fellowship.
  • Submittable does not log you out automatically when you exit your browser. Therefore, it is important that you sign out from your Submittable account, especially when you are using a public computer.
  • Make sure to review your application before submitting it. If your application is not ready, you can save it as a draft and submit it at a later time. The saved drafts of your application can be found in your account under My Submissions (or Submissions).
  • If, after submitting, you need to change something in your application, contact the East-West Center Registrar's Office at scholarships@eastwestcenter.org.

You must submit your Fellowship application by 11:59 PM (Hawaii Standard Time) on March 1 and should have the following ready to complete your online application:

  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Copy of passport biodata page if available
  • Name and contact information for each of your two references
  • Note that official transcripts (sent directly to EWC by your university in a sealed institutional envelope) will be required for your UH application. Please arrange for these at the time of your EWC application by contacting the registrar's office of your universities. 

For inquiries, please contact the East-West Center Registrar's Office at scholarships@eastwestcenter.org. Please include in your message your (1) full name, (2) country of citizenship, and (3) intended degree program.

Access to technical help with using Submittable is available here

Please contact East-West Center Registrar's Office if you have special needs and are unable to use the online form.

All fields with an asterisk (*) are required.

This program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the East-West Center.


 
Important Application Guidelines

Read the instructions for each item carefully before entering your information.

  • Submittable does not log you out automatically when you exit your browser. Therefore, it is important that you sign out from your Submittable account, especially when you are using a public computer.
  • Since you will not be able to edit it afterward, make sure to review your application before submitting it. If your application is not ready, you can save it as a draft and submit it at a later time. The saved drafts of your application can be found in your account under My Submissions (or Submissions).
  • If after submission you need to change something in your application, contact the USSP scholarship program at USSP@EastWestCenter.org.


USSP application information, downloadable from the East-West Center website, provide detailed application instructions for the USSP program.

For inquiries, please contact the EWC Registrar's Office at USSP@EastWestCenter.org

Please include in your message your (1) full name, (2) country of citizenship, and (3) intended degree program.

Access to technical help with using Submittable is available here.

All fields with an asterisk (*) are required. 

This program is fully funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the East-West Center.

 

YSEALI Academic Fellowship on Global Environmental Issues Alumni Workshop is for alumni of Institutes held in-person and remotely at the University of Montana and the East-West Center Fall 2018 - Fall 2021.

The East-West Center and the University of Montana are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for an alumni workshop of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellowship on Global Environmental Issues. The alumni gathering will take place in Bali, Indonesia in 12-16 February 2023 (arrival day: 12 Feb; departure day: 16 Feb).

This alumni-run, fully-funded workshop will bring together 80 YSEALI Alumni for three full days of sharing of best practices among peers and local experts, alumni networking, community service and cultural activities. Participants are expected to lead sessions focusing on the following environmental themes drawn from their Institutes:

  • Circular economy, including eco-tourism and social entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable agriculture; including aquaculture, permaculture
  • Conservation; wildlife and marine biodiversity
  • Oceans & Rivers; oceans, rivers and water quality
  • Community Building; gender, youth, indigenous, diversity, equity & inclusion


ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be an alumni of East-West Center (EWC) or University of Montana (UM) YSEALI Academic Fellowship on Global Environmental Issues from either Fall 2018 - Fall 2021 programs
  • Be a citizen of and currently residing in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste or Vietnam
  • Have a valid passport
  • Be available 12-16 February 2023 (arrival day: 12 Feb; departure day: 16 Feb)
  • Have proof of COVID-19 vaccination


REQUIREMENTS

  • Actively engaged on environmental issues
  • Actively engaged with the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in your respective country as an alumni
  • Willing to lead sessions during the workshop
  • Be available for duration of program (12-16 February 2023)


BENEFITS:

  • Opportunity to network with like-minded peers from different institutions and different cohorts
  • A gathering for YSEALI alumni by YSEALI alumni
  • A convening to share best practices and crowdsourcing future opportunities
  • Fully funded experience including flights, ground transportation, accommodation and meals
  • Please note: personal expenses such as snacks, travel to and from your home airport, and other expenses beyond stated provisions are not covered
  • Please note: The host venue, Bali Green Camp practices sustainable efforts such as providing plant-based meals, compost toilets. Selected alumni are deemed to be willing to accept such arrangements

 
APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application deadline is 11:59pm Sunday, December 11, 2022 (Hawaii Standard Time)


Questions?  YSEALI@EastWestCenter.org



IMPORTANT APPLICATION GUIDELINES

 

  • Read the instructions for each item carefully before entering your information.


  • The application software does not log you out automatically when you exit your browser.  Therefore, it is important that you sign out from your application account especially when you are using a public computer.


  • Since you will not be able to edit your application after submitting, make sure to review your application before submitting.  If your application is not ready, you can save it as a draft and submit it at a later time.  The saved drafts of your application can be found in your account under My Submissions (or Submissions).


  • If, after submission, you need to change something in your application, contact the YSEALI team at YSEALI@EastWestCenter.org



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