The United States

Companies and universities from the United States have partnered with the U.S. Government to offer the following opportunities. Please follow the links for further information on eligibility requirements and application procedures.



Program Name
Caterpillar - APEC Fellow and Scholars Program (link coming soon)

Caterpillar, Incorporated offers one (1) annual fellowship of 37,500 USD to students who plan to pursue a PhD in metallurgical engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology.  Candidates must have experience in at least one APEC member economy and have a strong desire to work internationally in an APEC member economy upon completion of the program.

University of Colorado APEC Exchange Scholarship

The University of Colorado Boulder offers one (1) full tuition scholarship for one (1) or two (2) semesters to undergraduate students from its partner institutions in the following APEC economies: Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Japan, Singapore, and Chinese Taipei.

Colorado State University APEC Scholarship

Colorado State University offers four (4) scholarships of approximately 12,000 USD to graduate students of any discipline and from any APEC economy.

The Fulbright Program The Fulbright Program is the flagship educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and partner governments around the world to support students and scholars to study, research, and teach in one another’s country. Active in over 155 countries, including all 21 APEC economies, Fulbright selects participants through open, merit-based competitions which actively seek out individuals of achievement and potential who represent the full diversity of their respective societies.
Institute for International Education Database The Institute for International Education maintains the following database with scholarship information for students interested in studying in the United States.
EducationUSA Network The U.S. Department of State's EducationUSA Network maintains advising centers operating in all 20 non-U.S. APEC economies. At these centers, prospective international students can access comprehensive information about opportunities to study at accredited institutions in the United States. Trained advisers provide assistance and support to international students on all aspects of the U.S. college application process, including options for funding their studies.



Program Name
Evans School APEC Internship The Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington offers one (1) 2,000 USD stipend to a graduate student in the Evans School from an APEC economy.
GE APEC Internship Program

General Electric offers nine (9) paid internships to current undergraduate or graduate students in various APEC economies.  The duration of the internships is two to six (2-6) months and the stipend depends on the local practices in the host country.

Lilly APEC MBA Internships

Korea Corporate Affairs

Korea Marketing

Chinese Taipei Marketing

Eli Lilly and Company offers three (3) internships to current MBA students from developing APEC economies.  The Lilly APEC MBA Internships provide motivated business school students from developing APEC economies tangible, project-based experience in a Lilly affiliate that is part of its global, U.S.-based company.  Eligible students from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam will be considered for internships in mature APEC economies including Korea and Chinese Taipei.

Merck Serono APEC Internship (link coming soon) Merck Serono offers eight to twelve (8-12) paid internships to current undergraduate and graduate students from any APEC economy.
Microsoft APEC Internship (link coming soon) Microsoft Corporation offers three (3) paid internships of approximately 40,000 USD to current undergraduate and graduate students or recent graduates from any APEC economy.  Candidates must specialize in computer science or a related field and have computer programming experience.