Flag

An official website of the United States government

Exchange Opportunities for Malaysians!

Notice

Applications are now being accepted for the following programs, funded by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State.

9 MINUTE READ

2023 YSEALI Academic Fellowship Application is now open!

The 2023 Fall YSEALI Academic Fellowship application period is now open! Young Malaysian leaders passionate in the areas of civic engagement, economic empowerment and environmental issues are invited to apply. Apply by November 2, 2022!

YSEALI Malaysia is looking for 26 aspiring young leaders aged 18-25 to be 2023 YSEALI Academic Fellows. If you are passionate and actively engaged in the areas of civic engagement, economic empowerment, or environmental issues, this may be your opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals from the U.S. and the Southeast Asian region! Read more about the program here: https://bit.ly/yseali_af_info_pack

Click here to apply: https://bit.ly/3DRb6Cf

Closing date: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Scholars

The application period for the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Scholars is now OPEN!

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Scholars are intensive post-graduate level academic programs that provide university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values and institutions. The program will take place over five to six weeks beginning around June 2023 for a four-week academic residency component and an up to two week long integrated study tour. SUSI for Scholars includes the following themes in U.S. Studies: American Politics and Political Thought; Contemporary American Literature; Journalism and Media; U.S. Culture, Identity, and Society; U.S. Economics and Sustainable Development; and U.S. Foreign Policy.

Applicants should be mid-career, typically between the ages of 30-50, highly motivated, experienced scholars and professionals generally from institutions of higher educations or research-focused organizations (not-for-profits. think-tank, etc.), have substantial knowledge of the thematic area of the Institute or a related field, and must demonstrate English language fluency.

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/h6sj71AbLguudVww6

Closing date: Friday, September 30, 2022.

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary Educators

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary Educators are intensive post-graduate level academic programs that provide secondary school educators and administrators the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions. The program will take place over the course of five weeks beginning in June 2023 for a four-week academic residency component and a one-week integrated study tour. ideally, the applicant’s home institution is seeking to introduce aspects of U.S. studies into its curricula, to develop new courses on the subject, to enhance and update existing courses on the United States, or to offer specialized seminars/workshops for professionals in U.S. studies areas related to the program theme.

Applicant should be mid-career, typically between the ages of 30-50, highly motivated, experienced secondary school teachers and administrators, and must demonstrate English language fluency.

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/MXj3xrYznFt8kqEm9

For more information visit https://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/study-us-institutes and questions should be sent to klpaexchanges@state.gov

Closing date: Friday, September 30, 2022.

YSEALI Regional Workshops (All year-round)

YSEALI Regional Workshops provide networking, mentoring, hands-on training, and the tools necessary to lead communities in addressing economic, environmental, educational, and civic engagement issues. In 2022, the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur will be hosting a workshop entitled, ‘Enhancing Digital Connectivity for All’ in Kuching, Sarawak, for one hundred youth leaders from ASEAN and Timor-Leste. This workshop will bring together key stakeholders, digital change makers, advocates, and community leaders to share expertise, infrastructures, and resources to build a cohesive ASEAN network to facilitate efforts towards designing a functional digital connectivity framework and enhancing digital access among communities.

YSEALIConnectivity – Cent-GPS (centgps.com.my)