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FULBRIGHT US-ASEAN VISITING SCHOLAR INITIATIVE PROGRAM 2022-2023
Nearing Deadline, Scholarships

FULBRIGHT US-ASEAN VISITING SCHOLAR INITIATIVE PROGRAM 2022-2023

[Fully Funded]Deadline: November-JanuaryThe 2022-2023 Fulbright US-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative program is accepting applications!This marks the tenth year of the Initiative. Since the program began in 2012, more than 100 scholars from all 10 ASEAN Member States have been awarded scholarships to pursue studies focused on a wide range of subjects including public health/pandemic response, jurisdictional issues in the South China Sea, engagement across the Indo-Pacific region, ASEAN economic integration, human trafficking, and food safety.ELIGIBILITIES:Fulbright U.S-ASEAN Visiting Scholar applicants should be university faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, or professionals in the private sector, think tanks and other NGOs whose work focuses on U.S.–AS...
Making the Case for Greater Integration within the Asia-Pacific Region
Published Articles

Making the Case for Greater Integration within the Asia-Pacific Region

By Tan Kai Wei AaronThe “Asian Century” as foretold by numerous scholars and analysts, may only be realized if countries in the Asia-Pacific region accept that integration is an essential need. Integration can come in many forms. It can be as deep and complex as the European Union, a supranational organization that has binding legislation and dictates everything from currency to cross-border travel. Integration can also be as shallow as the African Union (AU) or the Association for Southeast Asian (ASEAN). Since the turn of the century, there have been ambitious plans for deeper economic integration within the region, with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) chiefly spearheading this initiative. As of late, though, there is a tendency for leaders to denounce globaliza...