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Study Abroad Programs

Language courses and opportunities offered by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies:
-SEASSI
-Filipino/Tagalog
-Indonesian
-Khmer
-Lao
-Thai
-Vietnamese

Other Study Abroad Opportunities:
-Buddhism and Service Learning Summer 2014
-Boren Scholarships (for undergraduate students)
-Boren Fellowships (for graduate students)
-Darmasiswa Indonesian Scholarship Program


Filipino/Tagalog

The Filipino language (Tagalog) is offered at UW-Madison during the academic year from the first through the fourth semester. Shiela Zamar is the Filipino lecturer.


Indonesian

COTI (The Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian) at Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana

The Indonesian language is offered from the first through the sixth semester. Independent study courses can be also arranged for further study of the language. In addition, literature in translation, and Indonesian literature (in Indonesian) courses are offered. Professor Ellen Rafferty is the head of the Indonesian program.


Khmer

Advanced Study of Khmer (ASK) at the Institute of Foreign Languages at Royal University of Phnom Penh (IFL-RUPP) in Cambodia.

For questions about program requirement and program content, please contact:
Dr. Chhany Sak-Humphry
Assistant Professor and Coordinator
Khmer Language Program
University of Hawai`i at Manoa, HIPLL
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-5978 (office) or (808) 561-6850 (cell)
Fax: (808) 956-5978
email: sak@hawaii.edu


Lao

Summer Study Abroad in Laos (SAIL)

During the eight-week program, students will partake in language and cultural lessons at the Lao-American College (LAC), the first private college and the only school founded by an American citizen in the Lao PDR.


Thai

Advanced Study of Thai Abroad Program (AST) at Chiang Mai University

Thai language is offered at UW-Madison from the first through the sixth semester during the academic year.


Vietnamese

The Vietnamese language is offered at UW-Madison from the first through the fourth semester during the academic year. Dinh Thi Hong is the Vietnamese language teacher.


Buddhism and Service Learning Summer 2014

Siem Reap, Cambodia

This exciting 4 week service learning experience focuses on Buddhist responses to the needs of Cambodians in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Under direction of the Resident Director, UW-Madison professor Anne Hansen, the program will include a service learning placement for you in an NGO or Buddhist organization. You'll have the chance to examine Buddhist practices of care including meditation, social work, community development, and traditional healing. During the program, you will learn first-hand how Khmer Buddhist communities understand and practice compassion, and how they administer and offer different kinds of "social work" as defined in local understanding through Buddhist avenues of care and assistance.


Boren Scholarships

Boren Scholarships (for undergraduate students)

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.


Boren Fellowships (for graduate students)

Boren Fellowships (for graduate students)

Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students for research and study in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests.


Darmasiswa Indonesian Scholarship Program

Application deadline: 24 January 2014

     Darmasiswa is a non-degree scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relations with Indonesia to study Indonesian language (Bahasa Indonesia), arts, music, crafts, and particular subject in 51 selected Indonesian higher education institutions in different cities around Indonesia. There are two schemes offered, namely: one-year program (September 2014 - July 2015) to study Bahasa Indonesia, Indonesian traditional music, dance and arts, as well as other particular subjects, and; six month program (September 2015 - February 2015) to study Bahasa Indonesia.

     The scholarship recipients will have an opportunity to broaden their experience by living in a cross-cultural environment. They will be eligible for free tuition and other instructional fees, modest living allowance to cover accommodation and other living expenses. However, they will not be allowed to take employment opportunities, undertake side-research, or involve in political activities.

     Application should be endorsed by the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Chicago at the address of 211 W. Wacker Dr. 8th Fl., Chicago, IL 60606. Applications must be received no later than January 24, 2014.


 

 

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Center for Southeast Asian Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
207 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1397
phone: (608) 263-1755
fax: (608) 263-3735
e-mail: seasia@intl-institute.wisc.edu