The East-West Center Asia Studies Fellowship

The East-West Center (EWC) accepts applications from scholars and analysts for its Fellowship Program. Applicants with or without a Ph.D., who wish to undertake research and writing on topics of relevance to contemporary US-Asia policy, can apply. The Center is particularly interested in proposals regarding key challenges in U.S.-Asia relations and possible responses and approaches to addressing those challenges. The fellowship includes a monthly stipend of US$2,500 to $5,000 (dependent upon experience) and many more benefits.

The East-West Center (EWC) is an independent, public, nonprofit organization with funding from the U.S. government and additional support provided by private agencies, individuals, foundations, corporations, and governments in the region.


  • Applicants with or without a Ph.D. will be considered, those without a Ph.D. will be considered based on their relevant professional experience
  • Applicants must be nationals of a country from the Asia-Pacific or the United States (see below for a list of eligible countries) and eligible to receive a fellowship stipend.

How to Apply:

Applying for the fellowship program, the candidates are required to complete the on-line application form. The link is:

Supporting Documents:

Successful applications will include the following:

  • A full CV
  • Two letters of reference
  • A policy-relevant research proposal of five pages (double-spaced). Each proposal must make the case that the proposed project can be completed in three months and that a fellowship in Washington, D.C. would further this research

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The fellowship includes a monthly stipend of US $2,500 to $5,000 (dependent upon experience) while in residence at EWC in Washington, round trip economy airfare to Washington, D.C., and reimbursement of any applicable visa fees.

Application Deadline:

Applications will be accepted through 11:59pm Eastern time on Monday, January 2, 2016.

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:

If you encounter problems using this application, contact

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