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November 2018 APSIA Newsletter                                                               View this email in your browser
Best Practices for Applying to Graduate School


Join us for our last introductory webinar of the year on best practices when applying to graduate school.

In this monthly series, APSIA’s International Admissions and Operations Manager will answer questions about:
 
Selecting a graduate program
Preparing an application
Paying for school
Career opportunities
and more!


December 6
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Register here
 
2019 - 2020 Fellowship Deadlines

Don't forget about these upcoming fellowship opportunities and their deadlines:

For more funding and professional development opportunities, click here!

Fellowship Spotlight
The Global Health Corps Fellowship
 
Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization focused on health equity. They are building a global community of diverse young leaders changing the face of global health. Fellows – one national and one international fellow – work in teams of two at each placement organization. Fellows and alumni represent 40+ nationalities and have diverse backgrounds, experiences, skill sets, and passions. GHC recruits for high-impact placement organizations in East Africa, Southern Africa, and the United States that are strengthening health systems and improving health outcomes in impoverished communities. Placement organizations range from local grassroots organizations to government agencies and global institutions. Partners identify areas of demand within the organization where fellows can further develop their diverse skill sets and add significant value.

Applications for the 2019-2020 fellowship class will open on December 5, 2018. In the meantime, students can check out the application preview and see 2018-2019 fellowship opportunities
here.
Alumni Experience Spotlight

Sovannaroth Tey is originally from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and is a 2018 graduate from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He is currently a Short-Term Consultant in the Infrastructure, PPPs and Guarantees (IPG) team at the World Bank in Singapore. He has previously interned at the Energy Studies Institute and Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippines. Orginally from Cambodia, Sovannaroth’s native language is Khmer and he is also fluent in English. His areas of both professional and academic interests include development economics and econometrics, development project and program management, and policy evaluation.

Member School Highlight

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy was established in 2004 with the mission to educate and inspire current and future generations of leaders to raise the standards of governance in Asia, improve the lives of its people and contribute to the transformation of the region. With over 400 students spanning 80 countries, the LKY School is one of the most international public policy schools in the world. The School’s unique Asian focus allows students to experience public policy education in a distinctively global environment. 


The School boasts long-term partnerships with global institutions including the Harvard Kennedy School, and was the first Asian school to join the Global Public Policy Network, comprised of Columbia University, FGV-EAESP, University of Tokyo, Hertie School of Governance, Institute of Public Affairs at LSE and Sciences Po, Paris. The LKY School's curriculum spans across multiple disciplines and is complemented with case studies and a problem-based learning approach. Students from the LKY School can expect to extend their learning well beyond the walls of the classroom, and to benefit from strong empirical evidence and contextual narratives that emphasize Asian and international dimensions.

Read more about the Lee Kuan Yew School here.

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