AsiaGlobal Fellows

The AsiaGlobal Fellows Program is an interdisciplinary global leadership development initiative for mid-career professionals with a strong interest and track record in public policy. It aims to nurture future leaders and create influencers with a deeper understanding of global issues from Asian perspectives.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no formal academic requirements, but Fellows will normally be university graduates.

The application period for the 2024 cohort will be from December 2023 to the end of March 2024. All applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

The 2024 application is now closed. For the next application period, all applications must be completed and submitted through the online application system. 

An acknowledgement with an assigned application number will be sent to applicants by email after they have submitted the application.

Yes. Even though your pervious application was unsuccessful in the past, you could be a good fit for the coming cohort but you will need to apply again.

Yes. All shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview, either online or in-person, with our admissions panel. 

All applicants will be notified by email on the final admissions decision.

No applications submitted outside of our online system will be accepted.

All applications must be completed and submitted through the online application system before the prescribed deadline. All applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

No, letters of recommendation from referees are of great importance in assessing applications. Please ensure that you have obtained the consent and accurate contact details of your three referees BEFORE you begin your application process. Emails informing your referees of your request for a recommendation will be sent to them as soon as you submit your application. Reminders will be sent closer to the application deadline. Your application will be considered incomplete until all your recommendation letters have been uploaded and you will be informed by email once your application is complete.

Please ensure that all the references are written in English.

Fellows are expected to cover their travel expenses to Hong Kong from their place of origin, and back.

Please refer to The University of Hong Kong’s guide to applying for student visas. Fellows are responsible for providing all necessary documents and information that would enable them to obtain student visas in accordance with Hong Kong laws. You should ensure that your travel documents are valid for at least six months beyond the dates of your stay in Hong Kong.


Room 326-348, Main Building
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, Hong Kong

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