Resources- Southeast Asia
for Asian Studies-AAS*
a scholarly, non-political,non-profit professional association open to all
persons interested in Asia. Their website
provides a listing of fellowship and grant opportunities concerning, East,
South, and Southeast Asia.
Consortium for the Advancement of Filipino- CAF*
by CAF (in cooperation with the University of Philippines at Los Banos, Laguna,
Philippines), the Advanced Filipino Abroad Program (AFAP) is an intensive
eight-week course offered to students with at least intermediate-level study
of Filipino (Tagalog) language (or the equivalent). The program is administered
by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Consortium for the Advanced Study of Thai- CAST*
by CAST, the Advanced Study of Thai Program (AST) is an intensive eight-week
coures of instruction in advanced Thai language to be conducted in Thailand
with instruction provided by members of faculty of Chiang Mai University (CMU),
Chaing Mai, Thailand. There is a program fee of $1000 for each selected applicant
(approximately 12 each year), but each applicant may apply for fellowship
in partial support of program and field-trip costs. The AST program is managed
on behalf of CAST by the University of Washington.
Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian and Malay- COTIM*
works with Universitas Sam RAtulangi and the U.S. Department of Education
to provide Fulbright Hays funding for students and faculty to participate
in intensive language study, research and cultural immersion abroad. The administrative
headquarters of COTIM are currently housed at the Center for Southeast Asian
Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Group of Universities for the Advancement of
Vietnamese Abroad GUAVA*
provices funding for professional development for Vietnamese teachers, monitors
teaching of Vietnamese at SEASSI, and administers the Advanced Vietnamese
Summer Institute (VASI) in Vietnam. Most students who are accepted into VASI
program are covered by VASI scholarships, which cover round-trip airfare to
Ha Noi, tuition fees, and accommodation. One other (GUAVA) scholarship is
available for foreign national studying in the US.
Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute- SEASSI
is an eight-week intensive language-traning program for undergraduate and
graduate students and professionals. SEASSI is held on the campus of the University
of Wisconsin-Madison, and instructoin is offered in the following langauges
at the first second and third year levels: Burmese, Hmong, Indonesian, Javanese,
Khmer, Lao, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese. FLAS (Foreign Language and Area
Studies) summer awards are available to cover program costs and living expenses.
For more details, see.
that the University of Michigan is a member institution.
The center is committed to promoting a broader and deeper understanding of Southeast Asia and its peoples, cultures, and historiesby providing resources for faculty, students and the community to learn and disseminate knowledge about the region.
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