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Weaving the Mekong into Southeast Asia: WMSEA

Posted: 2009-01-03 09:13:48

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Southeast Asian Studies

Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Tel:(662) 2189848, (662) 2189849
Fax:(662) 252-4837
E-mail: wmsea@chula.ac.th


For MA in Southeast Asian Studies


For WMSEA fellowship


Application Form:

File NameDownload
Application form WMSEA 2009_10 Download
Details of WMSEA requirements in Khmer Version Download

Application Requirements:

  1. An essay written on a separate sheet of paper with your full name clearly marked on the top of each page, not exceeding two typed pages. The essay should include a brief description of your study or research plan, field of interest, and your reasons for wishing to pursue them. Include reasons which tie your plan to study in the MA program in Southeast Asian Studies at Chulalongkorn University to your future academic and/or career goals, and the reasons why you need financial support from the fellowship. Your research plan is the most important part and will be seriously considered. The topic of your research should be on areas related to Southeast Asian cross border issues

  2. Test of English Proficiency: Accepted are TOEFL, IELTS or local English Language Test, i.e. CU-TEP in Thailand, ITP: Institutional Testing Program in Cambodia. In case you do not have an English Test score, other evidence showing your good command of English must be provided; for example, a transcript with English course scores or grades.

  3. Original copy of the transcript of your bachelor’s degree study

  4. Original copy of your bachelor’s degree

  5. 2 letters of recommendation preferably one from the applicant's professor, the other from the applicant’s employer.

  6. Completed application form* with the applicant’s two-inch photo attached on it.

Applicant’s Qualifications:

  • Age: 20 - 35 years old
  • Nationality: Lao, Cambodian, Vietnamese or Thai
  • Residence: permanent resident of Laos, Cambodia,Vietnam, or Thailand, and ready to return home after graduation
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in any field of study with good academic records
  • Career: relevant to Southeast Asian Studies
  • Interest: keen in issues concerning Southeast Asia

Selection Schedules

Process Year 2009 Year 2010
Application period January - April January - April
Interview shortlist announcement May May
Interview in candidates' homecountry June and July June and July
Final selection announcement August August

Please submit completed application form with documents required to:

Selection Committee

"Weaving the Mekong into Southeast Asia"
Fellowship Program Southeast Asian Studies Program
Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University
Wittayakit Building (Siam Square), 13th Floor, Room 1326.2 Bangkok 10330 Thailand
Deadline Your application must be received no later than Friday 17 April 2009 (WMSEA 2009) and no later than Friday 16 April 2010 (WMSEA 2010).

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