Thursday, October 20, 2011

Asia Pacific Leadership Program


New Fellowships for 2012 - 2013 Available

Recruitment for2012 - 2013 is open

Priority Deadline: December 1, 2011

Location:Honolulu, Hawaii

The East-West Center is pleased to invite applications for the Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) for the 2011 - 2012 year. The APLP is the center of excellence for leadership education in the Asia Pacific region and a signature program of the East-West Center.

Currently celebrating its 11th anniversary, the APLP has created a network of 400 dynamic leaders in 53 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 to cover the majority of the program costs.


Program Goals
The Asia Pacific Leadership Program seeks outstanding individuals from all walks of life (government, business, NGOs, health sciences, media, monastic orders, and education) to participate in an innovative leadership development program at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

From August - December 2012, 40 Fellows from around the globe will join regional specialists and leadership educators in a dynamic learning community. Through APLP, Fellows will:

Explore leadership techniques and tools
Analyze personal leadership strengths and weaknesses
Grasp and be able to communicate implications of regional and global trends
Survey a wide range of content including climate change, demographics, international relations and global markets

Connect with a diverse range of global specialists and researchers
Forge deeper intercultural communication skills and join a lifelong learning community at the East-West Center.

Develop enhanced abilities to navigate regional and personal change.

From January - April 2013, Fellows have the option to participate in extended fieldwork in Southeast Asia, internships, self-designed projects or an employment experience.
A wide range of supplemental scholarships are available.
Application and Eligibility Details
For more information about the Asia Pacific Leadership Program, please visit our website at:

For inquiries, contact us via email at

or call us via Skype (AsiaPacificLeadershipProgram).
The APLP was established through generous funding support from the Freeman Foundation.

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