Undergraduate - Academic Year


Maxwell Market-Maxwell Street Food Centre Singapore

(Image courtesy of Mirabelle Yang, PhD Candidate, Development Sociology)

Applicant must:

  1. Be a undergraduate student at Cornell University who is a U. S. citizen or a U. S. permanent resident (in posession of a "Permanent Resident Card" or "green card").
  2. Show intent to continue studies at Cornell until graduation. Show potential for high academic achievement based on indicators shuch as grade point average, class ranking, or similar measures. Also taken into consideration are feasibility and seriousness of intent as demonstrated in the application responses.
  3. Agree to pursue full-time study at Cornell in accordance with Cornell/SEAP Policies:
    • Enroll in a full-time Southeast Asian Language at Cornell during the 2012-2013 academic year inclusing: Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Tagalog, Thai or Vietnamese at the INTERMEDIATE level or above, and,
    • Take at least one 25% Southeast Asia content course each semester - a list of these are updated on SEAP’s Course Database each semester (click here)
  4. Applications from native speakers are less likely to be considered.
  5. Alternate fellows will be designated if all available fellowships are distributed and additional applicants are deemed qualified to receive a fellowship.
  6. Questions may be referred to: Thamora Fishel at tfishel@cornell.edu or (607) 255-8902.