Details about The United States-South Pacific Scholarship Program, 2017
The United States-South Pacific Scholarship Program, 2017 is offered for Bachelors, Masters degree in the field of Any subject directly relevant to the development needs of Pacific island countries. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 01 Feb 2017. This scholarship is provided by United States Department of State and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, Tuition, fees, Monthly allowance, and other expenses . This scholarship is open for: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu..
- Deadline: 01 Feb 2017
- Scholarship value: Full Funding, Tuition, fees, Monthly allowance, and other expenses
The U.S. Department of State is offering scholarships for master's and bachelor's programs at the University of Hawaii in the fields directly related to the development needs of Pacific island countries.
The priority areas include STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), communication/journalism, agriculture, education, environmental studies, business, gender studies, political science, public administration, public health, NGO management, and related fields.
The scholarship does not support professional degrees such as law, architecture, and medicine.
- The applicants for the United States–South Pacific Scholarship Program, 2017 should be nationals of Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
- The candidates applying for a bachelor's program should have completed their secondary school education by the university deadline for an undergraduate program.
- The applicants with undergraduate level courses not equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree can also apply.
- The candidates applying for a masters program should have completed at least a three-year baccalaureate program.
- The applicants with a three-yearBachelor’s degree may apply for a bridging program of up to one year.
- The candidates with dual citizenship where one is the United States are not eligible.
- The applicants for the United States–South Pacific Scholarship Program, 2017 should submit a copy of their passport's bio page.
- The candidates should also submit three letters of references from the referees familiar with the applicant’s academic abilities and leadership potential and high school transcripts and degree certificates.
- The applicants for the United States–South Pacific Scholarship Program, 2017 are assessed based on their academic merit, experience, and leadership potential.
- The candidates are also evaluated based on their cross-cultural knowledge, adaptability, community service, and English language proficiency.
Value of the scholarship
- The scholarship provides tuition and fees payable to the University, monthly allowance, housing, and settling-in allowance.
- The recipients also get an annual book allowance, health insurance, and a mentoring program.