The Next Generation: Leadership in Asian Affairs Fellowship

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National Bureau of Asian Research Announces "The Next Generation: Leadership in Asian Affairs" Fellowship for Graduate Students

SEATTLE-- (U.S. ASIAN WIRE)-- The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is pleased to announce The Next Generation: Leadership in Asian Affairs fellowship for 2007-2008, a post-master's degree program that is cultivating a new generation of Asia affairs specialists committed to and capable of bridging the gap between the best scholarly research and the pressing needs of American foreign policy toward a rapidly changing Asia.
NBR invites recent master's and professional degree holders (e.g., MA, MBA, LLM, JD, etc.) to apply for a year-long fellowship at NBRs headquarters in Seattle to collaborate with leading scholars to publish research, and to participate in the briefing of research findings to the policymaking community in Washington, D.C.

This one-year fellowship is designed to further the professional development of Asia specialists in the year just after the completion of their master's degree. Successful applicants will gain further knowledge of Asia and an understanding of the U.S. foreign policymaking process through the following: conducting research under the guidance of an NBR program director; collaborating with senior scholars on academic publications; and traveling to Washington, D.C. to participate in the briefing of research findings to relevant constituents within the policy community.
The application deadline is January 15, 2007. Fellowships begin June 4, 2007 and conclude May 30, 2008. For further information and application materials please visit http://www.nbr.org/NextGeneration.

About the National Bureau of Asian Research
The National Bureau of Asian Research is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution dedicated to informing and strengthening policy in the Asia-Pacific. NBR conducts advanced independent research on strategic, political, economic, globalization, health, and energy issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia. The institution disseminates its research through briefings, publications, conferences, Congressional testimony, and email forums, and by collaborating with leading institutions worldwide. NBR also provides exceptional internship opportunities to graduate and undergraduate students for the purposes of attracting and training the next generation of Asia specialists. Drawing upon an extensive network of the worlds leading specialists and leveraging the latest technology, NBR bridges the academic, business, and policy arenas.
Website: http://www.nbr.org