Application for a Fellowship in 2017




Thank you for your interest in the AsiaGlobal Fellows Program, directed and administered by the Asia Global Institute (AGI) at the University of Hong Kong. We welcome your application.

For your application to be considered, you must be:

  • A promising mid-career individual with between 8 and 25 years of working experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Currently engaged in politics, policy-making, policy research, civil society or business, with a special interest in Asia and an orientation towards finding solutions to the challenges of our complex world
  • A person who has demonstrated strong potential to make a positive impact on your organization, society and the wider world




For 2017, the thirteen-week Program runs from Monday,  August 28, 2017 until Friday,  November 24, 2017.  The deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, March 15, 2017.  No applications can be considered after that date.

During the evaluation period, shortlisted applicants may be asked to participate, from their home base, in a face-to-face or online interview. Successful candidates will be informed by Thursday, April 13 , 2017, so as to allow sufficient time for them to make appropriate arrangements in their workplace. Applicants who have not heard from us by that date may assume that we will not be proceeding with their applications.

All sections and questions in this application form must be completed.

Should you have any questions about the Program or the procedures for completing the form, you are welcome to contact


Please be advised that you will not be able to save the form and return to it later. It is therefore suggested that you read the entire form before you start to fill it in. Make sure all the fields are filled in and all the required documents are prepared and ready for uploading beforehand. You will lose your data in the form if you leave the page before clicking “submit”.





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Please indicate all college/university degrees you have obtained, along with awards, if applicable


State how long you have been in the workplace, including any periods of self-employment.
Indicate your current professional position and your associated responsibilities.
Provide brief details of any previous positions you no longer hold.


As part of the application process, you are required to write three short testimonials. Each of these mini-essays is limited to 600 words.


Three independent letters of recommendation must be submitted in support of 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. We shall contact your three referees directly as soon as we receive your application.

You are advised to submit your application as early as practicable so that your referees have sufficient time to prepare and submit their recommendations. We cannot guarantee that letters received after Friday, March 24, 2017 will be taken into account when considering your application.



Your application data are stored electronically in accordance with the University of Hong Kong’s data protection protocols.
A copy of your application will be sent to you with an application number in seven days.