2018 IFLI Timeline


January 30, 2018: Deadline to apply for Boren Fellowship*
February 8, 2018: Deadline to apply for Boren Scholarship*
*application deadlines at your home institution may be earlier - check with your Campus Representative

Mid-April, 2018: Awardee notifications sent by Boren

May 1, 2018: Deadline to accept or decline Boren awards

May 3, 2018: Deadline to apply to University of Wisconsin-Madison (multi-step process)

May 11, 2018: Deadline to apply to International Academic Programs (IAP) for fall abroad program

Watch for an email from UW-Madison Housing and sign & submit your housing contract by the due date provided

By mid-May, 2018: Schedule and take pre-program OPI test through Language Testing International (exact date TBD)

June 1, 2018: Deadline for American Council’s full registration

June 4 - 5, 2018: Boren convocation in Washington, DC

June 18, 2018: First day of SEASSI (summer domestic classes)

June 19, 2018: SEASSI orientation

Fourth week of SEASSI: End of first semester and final exams

July TBD, 2017: SEASSI excursion to Chicago, IL

July 25-27, 2018: Fall pre-departure orientation in Madison

August 2, 2018: American Councils online reading and listening exam

August 6, 2018: Make-up date for American Councils online reading and listening exam, if needed

August 6-10, 2018: Post-summer OPIs

August 10, 2018: Last day of SEASSI (summer domestic classes)

August 11-17, 2018: Transition break from domestic to overseas program

August 17, 2018: Group Departure to Indonesia

August 18, 2018: Arrival in Indonesia

August 19-20, 2018: In-country orientation

August 21, 2018: Fall courses begin

November 21-28, 2018: Post-overseas OPI testing, exams & program evaluation

November 29, 2018: End of fall program/return to the United States, for fall participants only

     **Obtaining visas to Indonesia can be challenging at times. Due to specific visa issues, each participant will be asked to begin the visa application as soon as possible. Students able to accept their award prior to the May 2018 deadline will be encouraged to begin their visa and other program applications immediately.


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Contact Us!
Please direct any questions to the SEASSI Program Coordinator:

Jinda Moore
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
207 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
phone: (608) 263-1755 email: