Asia Pacific Leadership Program, 2009-2010

New Fellowships

The East-West Center is pleased to announce new fellowships for the Asia Pacific
Leadership Program for 2009-10. Entering its eight year, the Asia Pacific
Leadership Program (APLP) is the center of excellence for leadership education
in the Asia Pacific region. The APLP is a graduate certificate program combining
the development of regional expertise with the enhancement of individual
leadership capacity. Based at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, the
program has created a network of dynamic leaders in 48 countries who are helping
to build a peaceful, prosperous and just Asia Pacific community. All participants
receive an APLP Entrance Fellowship valued at approximately $15,000.


The Asia
Pacific Leadership Program seeks outstanding individuals with proven leadership
experience or high leadership potential from across the Asia Pacific region,
North America and beyond. All participants have at least a Bachelors degree with
the majority having graduate degrees as well. At least 20 countries are
represented in each cohort.  APLP Fellows come together from all walks of life,
including areas as diverse as government, business, NGOs, health sciences,
media, monastic orders, and education.


APLP participants will gain
broad regional perspectives, become knowledgeable about the critical challenges
facing the Asia Pacific region, and be trained to exercise leadership and
promote cooperation.  The APLP empowers leaders with the knowledge, skills,
experiences, and supportive community needed to successfully navigate personal
and regional change in the 21st century.

for 2009-10 is open. Places are limited. Applications are accepted on a rolling

December 1,


Forms and Fellowships

more information about the Asia Pacific Leadership Program, as well as
application forms and fellowship opportunities, please visit our website at: or email:
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application deadline is
1, 2008
. Fellowships
begin in August 2009.

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sharing this announcement

2009-2010 Announcement [pdf].


The East-West
Center is an education and research organization established by the U.S.
Congress in 1960 to promote better relations and understanding among the peoples
and nations of Asia, the Pacific and the United States through cooperative
research, education, and dialogue on critical issues of common concern. Funding
for the Center comes from the U.S. government, with additional support provided
by private agencies, individuals, foundations, corporations, and the governments
of the region


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