The Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) is six- and nine-month certificate program designed to help students and professionals focusing on the Asia-Pacific region to develop as leaders in their chosen field.
Hosted by the East-West Center at its campus in Honolulu, Hawai’i, the APLP uses course work, group projects, field trips, skills workshops and a three-week field study to help participants develop regional literacy, cultivate leadership skills, network with colleagues and mentors cerate strategic plans for career development and learn how to function in multi-cultural environments.
APLP graduates will be prepared to be more knowledgeable about the societies, issues of the Asia – Pacific region; and trained exercise leadership to promote cooperation in a variety of cultural and geographic institutional environments.
Asia Pacific Leadership Program leverages its unique geographical and institutional attributes in order to broader the global discussion and practice of leadership, creating novel approaches and exploring new paradigms. The result is a program that differentiates itself in four important ways:
Leadership in the Asia-Pacific
Leadership throughout society
Leadership through learning
Leadership and culture
Basic Funding provisions:
Tuition and fees for course work at the University of Hawai’i approved by the Center,
An allowance for books, materials and supplies, and
Costs of the field study.
Funding by the Student:
Program fee of US$ 1,250 / program,
Roundtrip airfare from home country to Honolulu,
Living expenses (including housing and personal expenses) at approx. US$ 990 / month, and
All other personal expenses not covered by the East-West Center.
The program invites applications from:
Recent bachelor’s degree holders
Early to Mid-Career Professionals
A completed scholarship application form and University of Hawaii’s application form,
Two (2) official transcripts from each institution attended,
Three (3) Letters of Reference in the form of letter provided by the East-West Center,
Official test score report of either ITP-TOEFL* (550 score required) or 213 score on computer-based TOEFL; or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall band test score of 6.00 for international applicants or non-native speakers of English.
Applicants are recmmended to take test as early as possible or no later than mid-January, 2008.
Contact our contact person- Mr. Hang Chan Thon at RUPP, see below address.
No application fee for scholarship application is required.
Free application is available at the Career Advising Office, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia from today to January 15, 2008.
Free download both Eas-west Center/APLP applicaiton form at:
http://www.eastwestcenter.org/edu-sp.asp OR the website:
Candidates must submit all required application materials including test score report (the Center’s code number: 4868) directly to the East-West Center no later than December 1, 2007. The Award Winners will be announced in April/May 2008 and the program will commence in August 2008.
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PACKAGE:
Contact Person in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for application form:
Mr. Hang Chan Thon
Career Advising Office
Academic Advising Center
Royal University of Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel. 023 884 320 or 011 850 121
Program Officer – Scholarships
Institute of International Education
6th Floor, Maneeya Center North
518/3 Ploenchit Road, Pathumwan
Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Tel: (662) 652 0653 ext. 119
OR: The East-West Center, USA
** Note: IIE Thailand recommends interested individuals regularly visit the East-West Center/APLP website for updated program information.