The 2017-2018 Application is LIVE

In 2017-2018, PiA will offer 130 fellowships in 21 Asian countries in the fields of access to education, access to info., economic development, env. sustainability, public health, and social justice! The due date for the application is November 11th. 

Dragon Tales: stories from the field

Want to adventure with us? Check out our fellows' blogs from the field and follow their journeys through Asia!

Quote of the Week

"The world is a complicated beast. But it’s beautiful, too. It’s not something to “figure out” or “hack” – it’s something to explore, and to enjoy, and to challenge in every day actions." --Anna Seeman (PiA 2015), World Education Laos



115 Years of Service in Asia

On the occasion of PiA's 115th anniversary (in 2013), we commissioned a documentary film to illuminate what is at the core of the PiA experience: service, community, and a change in perspective.

Our Mission

PiA’s mission is to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Asia through immersive work experiences that transform perspectives and cultivate long-lasting friendships.

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PiA is hiring a Director of Development!

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Development (Director) will spearhead development efforts as PiA prepares for growth. A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function and will be responsible for all aspects of the development program, with the key objective of building the infrastructure needed for a robust, enhanced individual giving program. 

Applications are requested by February 19th, 2016. Please direct applications and inquiries to

Megan McGowan

Alum of the Fortnight

Megan McGowan
Megan went from a year in Khon Kaen, Thailand, to writing PR for wine companies in Italy, and now organizing food workshops with home cooks across New York City. It's safe to say that she knows her noodles.

Fellow of the Fortnight

Chris DeLacy
From the dusty cold of Shihezi, Xinjiang, to the lakeside village of Xizhou, Yunnan, Chris has seen a unique slice of China.
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