Academy of Korean Studies Grants Program for 2016

Academy of Korean Studies grantsThe Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies grants pro­gram for 2016 offers sup­port for aca­d­e­m­ic activ­i­ties aimed at deep­en­ing the world’s under­stand­ing of Korea. Grants are avail­able in five cat­e­gories. In all cas­es, the grants are avail­able to researchers affil­i­at­ed with edu­ca­tion and research insti­tu­tions out­side Korea. The five grant pro­grams are:

  • Com­pet­i­tive Research Fund­ing. This pro­gram sup­ports inves­ti­ga­tor-cho­sen indi­vid­ual or col­lab­o­ra­tive research on Korea-relat­ed sub­jects. The project direc­tor is required to have more than two research results with­in four years (2012.3‒2016.2).
  • Work­shop and Con­fer­ence Sup­port. This pro­gram sup­ports aca­d­e­m­ic work­shops and con­fer­ences on Korea-relat­ed sub­jects held between June 2016 and May 2017.
  • Schol­ar­ly Jour­nal Sup­port. The Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies will assist schol­ar­ly jour­nals for broad dis­sem­i­na­tion of orig­i­nal research in Kore­an studies.
  • Edu­ca­tion Program/​Cultural Activ­i­ties Sup­port. This pro­gram sup­ports edu­ca­tion­al pro­grams and cul­tur­al activ­i­ties designed for dis­sem­i­na­tion of knowl­edge in Kore­an studies.
  • Sur­vey of the Cur­rent Sta­tus of Kore­an Stud­ies and Dig­i­ti­za­tion of Kore­an Stud­ies Mate­ri­als. This pro­gram sup­ports sur­veys of the cur­rent sta­tus of Kore­an stud­ies in a giv­en area (bib­li­og­ra­phy, human resources, insti­tu­tions) and dig­i­ti­za­tion of Kore­an stud­ies mate­ri­als out­side Korea (data­base of his­tor­i­cal records, audio-visu­al materials).

Appli­ca­tions, includ­ing all required doc­u­ments, should be sent by e-mail to grant@aks.ac.kr no lat­er than April 10, 2016. Appli­ca­tions after that dead­line will not be con­sid­ered. Appli­cants will be noti­fied of the result in June 2016.

For com­plete infor­ma­tion on the avail­able grants down­load 2016 Kore­an Stud­ies Grant Appli­ca­tion Guide­lines. The var­i­ous appli­ca­tion forms are avail­able from the Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies Web site.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact the Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies at grant@aks.ac.kr.