The East-West Center invites graduate students from around the world to submit abstracts for the 18th International Graduate Student Conference (IGSC) on the Asia Pacific region, taking place in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, USA from February 14 - 16, 2019. This student organized conference provides an opportunity to share interdisciplinary perspectives through presenting and attending panel presentations in a warm and supportive environment.

Important Application Guidelines

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The Overview of the Student Affiliate Program (PDF), downloadable from the East West Center website, provides detail on the key components of the East-West Center student affiliate experience.

For inquiries, please contact the EWC Award Offices at:

East-West Center
Student Affiliate Program
Attention: Award Services
John A. Burns Hall, Room 2066
1601 East-West Road Honolulu, HI
96848-1601 USA
Telephone: 808-944-7738

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