Fellowships Available Asia Pacific Leadership Program for 2011 - 2012

The East-West Center is pleased to announce new fellowships for the Asia Pacific Leadership Program for 2011 - 2012. Currently celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) is the center of excellence for leadership education in the Asia Pacific region and a signature program of the East-West Center.

Recruitment for 2011-2012 is open. Places are limited Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Deadline: December 1, 2010
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
E-MAIL: [email protected]

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 52 countries who are helping to build a peaceful, prosperous and just Asia Pacific community. Upon acceptance, all participants receive a fellowship valued at approximately $15,000 USD.

Program Goals:
The Asia Pacific Leadership Program seeks outstanding individuals with proven leadership experience from across the Asia Pacific region, the United States and beyond. APLP Fellows come from all walks of life, including areas as diverse as government, business, NGOs, health sciences, media, monastic orders, and education.

Through participation in the APLP, Fellows will:
- Explore a diverse range of leadership techniques and tools
- Analyze personal leadership strengths and weaknesses
- Forge deeper intercultural communication skills and join a lifelong learning community at the East-West Center
- Grasp and be able to communicate implications of regional and global trends
- Develop enhanced abilities to navigate regional and personal change

APLP participants become knowledgeable about the critical challenges facing the Asia Pacific region, gain broad regional perspectives, and are trained to exercise leadership and promote cooperation amidst global transition.

A wide range of supplemental scholarships are available.

Application and Eligibility Details

For more information about the Asia Pacific Leadership Program, as well as eligibility requirements and application forms, please visit our website at: eastwestcenter.org/aplp or contact us at: [email protected].