Provides future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and professional fields, thus contributes towards lasting, productive ties between Americans and their professional counterparts overseas.
A Fellow’s professional-development plan may include professional enrichment activities including professional visits, conferences, training programs and a professional affiliation (work attachment).
Fields of Study:
Non-degree study in the U.S. in Agriculture & Rural Development; Communications/Journalism; Economic Development/Finance & Banking; Educational Administration, Planning & Policy; HIV/AIDS Policy & Prevention; HR Development; Laws & Human Rights; Natural Resources & Environmental Management; Public Health, Policy & Management; Public Policy, Analysis & Public Administration; Substance Abuse Education, Treatment & Prevention; Teaching of English as a Foreign Language; Technology Policy & Management; Trafficking in Person, Policy & Prevention; Urban & Regional Planning.
Mid-career professional Malaysians, in good health; minimum Bachelor’s ( Hons.) Degree; 5 years work experience; proficient in both spoken and written English with TOEFL score of 525 or 71 iBT; employed in public or private sector organizations or agencies with a public service orientation; and to continue employment upon return.
Period of Award:
One academic year only.
Value of Award:
Provides for international travel, tuition & fees, books & monthly maintenance stipend; limited funding for enrichment activities such as attendance at conferences and field trips and subsidy for computer purchase. Most grants are for full funding. However, cost sharing by employer/home institution is encouraged.
Application & Enquiries:
Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE), 18th Floor, Menara Yayasan Tun Razak, 200 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. www.macee.org.my. Tel: 03-21668878.
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, July , 2016
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