The AsiaGlobal Fellows Program accepts up to 16 participants for each annual cohort. Primarily based in Hong Kong, it is a 13-week residential program. In 2020, the program runs from August 24 until November 20.
The program is directed and administered by Asia Global Institute (AGI) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), a multidisciplinary institute which aims to bring Asian perspectives to global issues. AGI provides platforms for leaders to explore timely and critical issues in an informed and objective manner. Its research and programs are supported by international academics, practitioners and policymakers in Asia and beyond. Fellows will have opportunities to interact with these global thinkers and thought leaders via AGI’s network.
A monthly stipend to help with living costs in Hong Kong, on-campus accommodation, and 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 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.