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Scholarship Description:

The program provides:

  • A monthly stipend to help with living costs in Hong Kong 
  • On-campus accommodation
  • Expenses for study tours

All admitted fellows need to cover their travel expenses to and from Hong Kong.

A limited travel fund is available for fellows who can under no circumstances support their travel to Hong Kong or need to apply for a partial subsidy. 

For more information, please email us at mailto:agf.enquiry@hku.hk" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">agf.enquiry@hku.hk

Program Sponsors

APPLICATION OPEN NOW

ELIGIBILITY

For your application to be considered, you must:

  • be a promising, mid-career professional with 8 to 25 years of working experience.
  • be actively engaged in politics, policy-making, policy research, civil society, or business. 
  • have a special interest in the Asian region and possess an orientation towards finding solutions to the challenges of our complex world.
  • have demonstrated strong capacity to make a positive impact on your organization, society, and the wider world.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

As an AsiaGlobal Fellow, you will have the opportunity to attend talks and lectures by noted academics and business practitioners, which will be conducted in English. You will be required to answer three essay questions in your application. You will also be asked to write a policy research paper during your time as a fellow. As such, you will need to have a high-level of proficiency in English reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM

Applications for the AsiaGlobal Fellows Program are completed and submitted to us online. After you create your account, you will receive an automated email with your login name and password. Please keep this information safe, private, and confidential. The form allows you to save and return to continue the application at your convenience. Please save your work regularly, as the system times out after 45 minutes.  As you will be asked to upload materials to support your application, please ensure that your documents meet the required file size.

No applications sent via email will be processed.

RECOMMENDATION LETTERS

Three independent recommendation letters must be submitted by your referees to support your application. They should be from individuals who are not relatives but who know you personally, and are familiar with your work and career trajectory to date. An email will be sent to your referees as soon as your form is submitted. A second email will be sent when the recommendation letter has been submitted. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible so your referees have sufficient time to prepare and submit their recommendations. Your application will be considered incomplete if the recommendation letters are not submitted by the application deadline.

INTERVIEWS

During the evaluation period, shortlisted applicants may be asked to participate in a face-to-face or online (Skype) interview. Successful candidates will be informed by email; every effort will be made to give successful applicants sufficient time to make appropriate arrangements for their workplace.

TIMELINES

Applications are now open for the 2020 cohort and applications are accepted until February 21, 2020.


Should you have any further questions about the program or the procedures for completing the application forms, please contact: mailto:agf.enquiry@hku.hk" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">agf.enquiry@hku.hk. 

http://www.asiaglobalfellows.hku.hk/ProgramSponsors.aspx

 

Scholarship Details:

Date Posted:Feb 5, 2020 Closing Date: Feb 21, 2020

Attachments:

What is Asia Global Fellows Program.pdf