[HTROCSC-Ann.] Fellowship Opportunities

Joyce Yang jyang at fas.harvard.edu
Thu Oct 21 14:02:14 EDT 2010

Dear all,

There are 2 fellowship opportunities coming up:
1. Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship
2. NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Program Fellowship

Please read on for more details. Thanks!


1. Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship

The East-West Center is pleased to announce new fellowships for the Asia
Pacific Leadership Program. 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.

ParticipantsThe 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.



2. NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Program Fellowship

 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently announced the 2011 East
and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) program and is accepting applications
*U.S.graduate students* to do research in Australia, China, Japan, Korea,
Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan for *8 weeks* in the summer of 2011.

The Summer Institute in Taiwan (SIT) program is a joint program between the
and the National Science Council (NSC) in Taiwan. The program provides
opportunity for U.S. graduate students to go to Taiwan in the summer for
weeks to participate in research projects in the areas of their studies at
participating host institutions. Since 2000, NSF and NSC have supported over
graduate students.

The important highlights of the 2011 EASPI program are:
(1) NSF’s stipend to each participant is $5,000, plus International
airfare to the host location
(2) candidates must be US citizen or permanent resident,
(3) must be enrolled in a US graduate program by the deadline date,
(4) EAPSI supported field of Study:

   - *Biological Sciences* <http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=BIO>* *
   - *Computer and Information Science &
   * *
   - *Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, &
   * *
   - *Engineering* <http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=ENG>* *
   - *Geosciences* <http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=GEO>* *
   - *Mathematical & Physical
   * *
   - *Social, Behavioral, & Economic
   * *
   - *Environmental Research* <http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=ERE>* *
   - *Multidisciplinary Research**
   The deadline for submitting application is *November 10, 2010*.

I would appreciate it if you would help *post the news* at your
website and relay this message to your colleagues and friends and encourage
graduate students to apply for the Summer Institute in Taiwan program.
information is available at NSF’s webwww.nsfsi.org <http://www.nsfsi.org/>.
The website of SIT in NTHU
also provides more details about the program in Taiwan,

If you have any question regarding this program, you may contact my office,
Pauline Lin, 202-895-1934 or Jennifer Chen 202-895-1936. Thank you.

Hsin-Hsiung Chang, Ph.D.
Director, Science & Technology Division
TaipeiEconomic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S. (TECRO)
TEL: (202) 895-1930, FAX: (202) 895-1939, Email: dc at tecrosd.org
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