Indo-Pacific Leadership Lab 2024 in USA, Fiji, Japan (Fully Funded)

Three one-week fully funded seminars in the USA, Fiji, and Japan. Apply for the Indo-Pacific Leadership Lab 2024. This Indo-Pacific Leadership program is jointly launched by the East-West Center and the Japan Foundation for the rising young leaders from diverse sectors such as academia, civil society, non-profit, business, and government. Through this program, participants will deepen their leadership practice and increase their impact. The lab is for those ready to listen and learn from real-world experience and training.

The Indo-Pacific Leadership Lab is a long-year program Virtually and in person. In Person, the program includes three trips to the USA, Fiji, and Japan. Participants will spend one week in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, One week in Suva, Fiji; and the last one week in Tokyo, Japan. The 2025 Lab cohort will focus on how you can tackle the challenges and risks related to climate issues through your leadership skills. More information on the Indo-Pacific Leadership Lab 2024 is given below.

Details About Indo Pacific Leadership Lab 2024

  • Program by: East-West Center and the Japan Foundation
  • Program Focus: Develop leadership skills and increase the impact of participants
  • In-Person Seminar: USA, Fiji, and Japan
  • No of Fellows: 15
  • Deadline: 31st May 2024

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What is included in the Year Long Indo Pacific Leadership Program?

The program will virtually begin in October 2024 and will launch in person in Honolulu, Hawai‘i in late 2024, reconvene in Suva, Fiji, and close in Tokyo, Japan.

Throughout the year participants will examine and focus on how communities are adapting to climate change and how leaders can support them.


  • The program runs from October 2024 to September 2025
  • Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA (December 2024)
  • Suva, Fiji (April 2025)
  • Tokyo, Japan (September 2025)

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Financial Benefits

Each fellow will be provided with:

  • Round Trip Airfare to/from the Location
  • Program Fee and Materials
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Visa Related Cost

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Eligible Countries

Citizens of these countries can apply:

  • Japan
  • United States of America
  • Pacific Islands: American Samoa, Australia, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Independent State of Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
  • South Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan
  • Southeast Asia: Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Eligibility Criteria

  • 5-10 years of deep work or research experience in an area that is related to climate change mitigation, adaptation planning, natural resources or environmental governance, or related areas.
  • Fluent in English.
  • A current passport with validity through March 2026
  • Able to commit to one week of travel to the USA in December 2024, Fiji in April 2025, and Japan in September 2025.
  • Have a track record of Leadership work.

Also Check: ASEF Young Leaders Summit 2024 in Hungary or China (Fully Funded)

How to Apply?

All applicants have to apply online and include a Letter of Reference with the online application. The reference letter will be accepted until 9th June 2024. The online application form must be submitted by 31st May 2024. The Link to the official website is mentioned below.


As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network