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YSEALI Academic Fellows: Country Specific Information


The YSEALI Academic Fellows Program will utilize a hybrid format with an initial virtual component.  Over a period of approximately two to three weeks, an in-person component will take place in the United States at the host institution, contingent upon health, safety and travel conditions.  Exact dates for both program components will be determined at the time of selection.

The Academic Fellowship will include a virtual academic residency and an integrated in-person experience approximately two to three weeks in length at a U.S. host institution.  During the academic residency, participants will engage remotely from their home countries in Institute activities including academic sessions, site visits, leadership development exercises, and cultural activities.  If conditions allow, participants will travel to the U.S. to participate in educational and cultural activities inside and outside of the classroom, lectures, and site visits to local communities.  The in-person component in the United States will be organized taking into consideration all necessary safety guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state, local and campus authorities.


Dates: September 29 – October 30, 2023
Application information: https://bn.usembassy.gov/education-culture/yseali/yseali-academic-fellowships/

Announcements and application for YSEALI exchange programs can be found on the YSEALI Embassy page.
Questions? Contact the YSEALI Team in Brunei at: yseali_bsb@state.gov.


Dates: September 8 – October 1, 2023
Application information: https://kh.usembassy.gov/yseali-academic-fellowships/

Questions? Contact the YSEALI Team in Cambodia at: YSEALICambodia@state.gov.


Dates: September 13 – October 13 2023
Application information: https://id.usembassy.gov/education-culture/yseali/yseali-academic-fellows/

Questions? Contact the YSEALI Team in Indonesia at YSEALIjkt@state.gov.


Dates: September 7 – 29, 2023
Application information: https://la.usembassy.gov/education-culture/youngsoutheastasianleadersinitiative/yseali-academic-fellowship/

Questions? Contact the YSEALI Team in Laos at YSEALI_laos@state.gov.


Dates: September 12 – October 20, 2023
Application form: https://my.usembassy.gov/exchange-opportunities-for-malaysians/

Application information and instructions for the YSEALI Academic Fellows Institutes can be found on the Embassy YSEALI page.

Questions? Contact: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur at KualaLumpurYSEALI@state.gov.


Dates: September 8 – October 9, 2023
Application information: https://mm.usembassy.gov/education-culture/yseali/academic-fellowship-announcement/ 

Questions? Contact the U.S. Embassy in Yangon at RangoonUSECA@state.gov.


Dates: September 18 – October 23, 2023
For the application and information about YSEALI Philippines, visit U.S. Embassy Philippines website or YSEALI Philippines Facebook.

Questions? Contact the YSEALI Team in the Philippines at ysealiphilippines@state.gov.


Dates: September 8 – October 26, 2023
Application information: https://sg.usembassy.gov/education-culture/yseali/yseali-academic-fellows-program/

Questions? Contact the YSEALI Team in Singapore at: SingaporeYSEALI@state.gov.


Dates: August 31 – September 24, 2023
Application information: https://th.usembassy.gov/fall-2023-yseali-academic-fellowship/

Questions? Contact the YSEALI Team in Thailand at: YSEALIThailand@state.gov.


Dates: October 5 – November 6, 2023
Application information: https://tl.usembassy.gov/education-culture/yseali/yseali-academic-fellows-program/

Announcements and application for YSEALI exchange programs can be found on U.S. Embassy Dili’s YSEALI page.

Questions? Contact the YSEALI Team in Timor-Leste at: YSEALITimor@state.gov.


Dates: September 18 – October 29, 2023
Application information: https://bit.ly/3LE33w9


For candidates from Quang Tri province to the North, download the application form and submit it online at https://tinyurl.com/YsealiAcademicHanoi. For inquiries, contact:
Department of Culture and Information, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
YSEALI Scholarship Program
7 Lang Ha, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
Phone: 84-24-3850-5000, ext. 6150
Email: PhamPM@state.gov

For candidates from Thua Thien – Hue province or the South, download the application form and submit it online at https://tinyurl.com/YsealiAcademicHCMC. For inquiries, contact:
Department of Culture and Information, U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City
YSEALI Scholarship Program
4 Le Duan, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Phone: 84-28-3520-4657
Email: LeMuonTK@state.gov