Announcement of the Spring 2018 YSEALI Academic Fellowship

U.S. Embassy Hanoi's Media Release

HANOI, September 22, 2017 – The U.S. Mission to Vietnam seeks candidates for the spring 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellowship on civic engagement, environmental issues, and social entrepreneurship and economic development.

Vietnamese citizens between the ages 18 and 25, full-time undergraduate students or those who have graduated from college, university, or other institutions of higher learning, who demonstrate strong leadership qualities and potential in their university or place of work, an interest in community service and volunteerism, and have a good command of English, are invited to apply for the program.

The application deadline is 11:59 p.m., Monday, October 30th, 2017.  No exceptions will be made regarding the deadline.

All participant costs, including program administration, international and domestic travel and ground transportation, book, cultural, mailing and incidental allowances, housing and subsistence expenses will be paid for by the U.S. Department of State. Details about the program, candidate qualifications and how to apply can found at: