JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

YSEALI announces academic fellowship program for members from ASEAN countries

YSEALI announces academic fellowship program for members from ASEAN countries

Thursday, September 29, 2016, 14:16 GMT+7

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is calling for applications for its 2017 Academic Fellows program.

The YSEALI Academic Fellowship brings current or recently graduated students from ASEAN member countries to the U.S. for various five-week institutes at pre-eminent U.S. universities and colleges.

The Fellowship’s institutes each focus on one of three themes including Civic Engagement, Environmental Issues, Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.

The five-week institutes consist of a balanced series of seminar discussions, readings, group presentations, and lectures.

Applicants should be citizens or residents of ASEAN member countries, including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and be between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of application.

They must be either full-time undergraduate students from college, university, or other institutions of higher learning or have graduated in the past four years.

Applicants must also be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.

The deadline to submit applications is 5:00 pm on October 17.

U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. are not allowed to participate in the program.

More details on the application deadline and procedures can be found at

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!



Read more




Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

Vietnamese youngster travels back in time with clay miniatures

Each work is a scene caught by Dung and kept in his memories through his journeys across Vietnam

Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

Sand-boarding, a popular activity amongst local children in the coastal tourism town of Mui Ne in south-central Vietnam, is attracting hundreds of tourists to the Red Sand Dunes

Latest news