Due Date: February 1, 2020
Applications for the East-West Center United States South Pacific Scholarship Program 2019 are now open. The U.S. South Pacific Scholarship Program (USSP) is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program that offers chances for Master’s and Bachelor’s degree research study at the University of Hawai’i in fields that are straight pertinent to the advancement requirements of Pacific island nations.
It will likewise make it possible for the receivers to get a wider understanding of the United States. The scholarship program will consist of a mentoring element with a possible follow-on summertime internship, and easily available chances for involvement in host household and volunteer service programs.
Prospects from the list below nations, who fulfill particular choice requirements, are qualified for the program: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
- Bachelor’s Scholarship: Applicants should have finished secondary school by the due date for sending a university application for admission to their undergraduate program. In some nations this implies having actually finished “Type 6.” In other nations, this might indicate having actually finished “Grade 12.” People who have actually finished some undergraduate level courses however have actually not acquired the equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree are likewise qualified and highly motivated to use.
- Master’s Scholarship: Applicants should have finished a minimum of a three-year baccalaureate program. Those with a three-year Bachelor’s degree might get a bridging program of as much as one year, which upon conclusion permits application to a master’s degree program. Master’s programs might not need a bridging element, depending upon previous research study and scholastic efficiency throughout the very first year. The USSP program does not usually allow direct application and admission to an academic degree program. Those who have both a bachelor’s degree and a post-graduate diploma or honors degree, or will have made a post-graduate diploma or honors degree prior to the scholarship’s August start date, are highly motivated to use.
- Due to the fact that a goal of the program is to offer an academic exchange experience to those not formerly managed such a chance, choice will generally be offered to prospects who have actually not had current comprehensive experience in the United States. Choice might likewise be offered to prospects who have actually not had comprehensive chances for research study at universities outside the Pacific Islands area.
- Note: People who have double citizenship, one being that of the United States, are not qualified. U.S. non-citizen nationals and U.S. irreversible locals are likewise not qualified for USSP. All scholarship receivers should have the ability to fulfill the requirements of the Exchange Visitor (J-1 visa) program.
Qualified Fields of Research Study
Concern locations of research study consist of farming, organisation, communication/journalism, education, ecological research studies, gender research studies, NGO management, government, public administration, public health, STEM fields (science, innovation, engineering, mathematics), and other associated fields. If a preferred discipline is not amongst the concerns, the candidate ought to provide unique attention to discussing how this core curriculum would support the objectives of the scholarship program. Assistance is not readily available for expert degrees such as architecture, law, and medication.
Choice will be made, with input from U.S. Embassies in the area, by a U.S.-based scholastic evaluation committee that might consist of Pacific Islands and other experts from the East-West Center and University of Hawai’i system, an agent of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and a Pacific Islands trainee agent.
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For more details, check out United States South Pacific Scholarship