2013 Academy of Korean Studies Fellowship Program

The Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies Fel­low­ship Pro­gram for Kore­an Stud­ies pro­vides research sup­port (dis­ser­ta­tion research) for inter­na­tion­al schol­ars and doc­tor­al can­di­dates. Those eli­gi­ble to apply are for­eign schol­ars (includ­ing those who have Kore­an nation­al­i­ty with per­ma­nent res­i­dence sta­tus in for­eign coun­tries) in the human­i­ties and social sci­ences who are cur­rent­ly engaged in Korea-relat­ed teach­ing and research activ­i­ties.

Three cat­e­gories of fel­low­ships are avail­able:

  • Senior Researcher Fel­low­ship: Asso­ciate pro­fes­sor lev­el or above/Ph.D. hold­er with sev­en or more years of research expe­ri­ence
  • Junior Researcher Fel­low­ship: Assis­tant pro­fes­sor lev­el or below/Ph.D. hold­er with less than sev­en years of research expe­ri­ence
  • Pre-doc­tor­al Fel­low­ship: Doc­tor­al can­di­dates who have com­plet­ed all aca­d­e­m­ic require­ments except for their dis­ser­ta­tion (i.e., ABD) from insti­tu­tions out­side Korea (those who com­plet­ed their Ph.D. cours­es at Kore­an schools or insti­tu­tions are inel­i­gi­ble for this fel­low­ship, as are those who have received an AKS fel­low­ship with­in the last three years).
  • Appli­cants can apply for a max­i­mum of one year of sup­port. The fel­low­ship peri­od should begin with­in the year 2013.

    Fel­low­ship grants include:

    • Econ­o­my-class round-trip air­fare (only offered to over­seas awardees)
    • Up to 50 per­cent dis­count on AKS Guest House charges
    • A month­ly stipend of 2,500,000 won for senior research Fel­low­ships; 2,000,000 won for junior research fel­low­ships; and 1,500,000 won for pre-doc­tor­al fel­low­ships
    • Access to the facil­i­ties of AKS, includ­ing the library.

    All appli­ca­tions must be received by Octo­ber 31, 2012. Appli­cants will be noti­fied of the results of the selec­tion process in Decem­ber.

    For more infor­ma­tion and appli­ca­tion forms, vis­it http://intl.aks.ac.kr/english/viewtopic.php?t=414. Inquiries may be sent to fellowship@aks.ac.kr or by mail to Pro­mo­tion for Kore­an Stud­ies Abroad Divi­sion, The Cen­ter for Inter­na­tion­al Affairs, The Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies, Library #113, 323 Hao­gae-ro, Bun­dang-gu, Seong­nam-si, Gyeong­gi-do, 463–791, Repub­lic of Korea.