Center for Korean Studies 2015–2016 Scholarships Announced

image: CKS logoThe Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies has announced the award of more than $50,000 in finan­cial sup­port for thir­ty-four stu­dents engag­ing in Korea-relat­ed stud­ies at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawaii at Mānoa dur­ing the 2015–2016 aca­d­e­m­ic year. The schol­ar­ship recip­i­ents and their awards are list­ed below.

Descrip­tions of the schol­ar­ships admin­is­tered by the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies and appli­ca­tion instruc­tions can be found at http://www.hawaii.edu/korea/pages/schlrshps/cksschol.html. The dead­line for apply­ing for Cen­ter-man­aged schol­ar­ships for the 2016–2017 aca­d­e­m­ic year is Feb­ru­ary 2, 2016.

Don­ald C.W. Kim Grad­u­ate Schol­ar­ship

  • Jae­hoon Bae, M.A., Asian Stud­ies Pro­gram ($7,500)
  • Hye­jin Kim, Ph.D., East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures ($7,500)

Her­bert H. Lee Schol­ar­ships

  • Troy Chong, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($2,100)
  • Soy­oun Joo, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($2,200)
  • Alden Kim, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($1,000)
  • Gihyun Kim, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($1,000)
  • Janal Kim, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($1,000)
  • Samuel Lee, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($2,000)

Kim Ch’ŏn-hŭng Memo­r­i­al Schol­ar­ship

  • Seo­la Kim, Ph.D., Music ($3,800)

N.H. Paul Chung Endowed Grad­u­ate Schol­ar­ship

  • Won Geun Choi, Ph.D., Polit­i­cal Sci­ence ($1,000)
  • Hyun-Gyu Kim, Ph.D., Eco­nom­ics ($1,000)

Yŏng-Min Endowed Schol­ar­ship

  • Hyun­jung An, M.A., Sec­ond Lan­guage Stud­ies ($2,000)
  • Ki Tae Park, Ph.D., Soci­ol­o­gy ($2,000)
  • Seung Woo Yang, M.A., Asian Stud­ies ($2,000)

Dong Jae and Hyung Ja Lee Endowed Schol­ar­ship

  • Joseph Capano, B.A., Flag­ship ($2,000)
  • Mis­un Naka­ma, B.A., Flag­ship ($1,000)
  • Austin Nay, B.A., Flag­ship ($1,000)

Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies Grad­u­ate Schol­ar­ships

  • Tanya Fitzger­ald, M.A. Asian Stud­ies Pro­gram ($1,000)
  • Latoya Irv­ing, M.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($1,000)
  • Christo­pher Jones, M.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($2,000)
  • Bri­an Kim, M.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($1,500)
  • Eun Jung Lee, Ph.D., East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures ($1,000)
  • Jee Hyun Lee, Ph.D., East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures ($1,000)
  • Tyler Miyashiro, M.A., East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures ($1,500)
  • Tay­lor Nichols, M.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($1,000)
  • Kyoung Won Oh, Ph.D., East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures ($1,000)
  • Sooran Pak, Ph.D., East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures ($1,000)
  • Kyae-Sung Park, M.A., East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures ($1,000; sum­mer)
  • Hye Young Smith, Ph.D., East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures ($1,000)
  • Seunghye Yu, Ph.D., East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures ($1,000)

Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies Under­grad­u­ate Schol­ar­ships

  • Dean Jagu­si­ak, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($1,000)
  • Car­ol Roan­house, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($1,000)
  • Keoni Williams, B.A. Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram ($1,000)

In addi­tion to these schol­ar­ships, fed­er­al­ly fund­ed For­eign Lan­guage and Area Stud­ies fel­low­ships, admin­is­tered through the School of Pacif­ic and Asian Stud­ies, will go to twelve Mānoa stu­dents for the study of Kore­an.

Schol­ar­ships for the 2015–2016 aca­d­e­m­ic year pro­vide stipends vary­ing from $5,000 to $15,000 and plus tuition vary­ing from $10,000 to $18,000. The recip­i­ents are: Seney Hig­gin­both­am, M.A., Asian Stud­ies Pro­gram; Sean Mad­sen, M.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram; and Alyssa Dono­van, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram.

Sup­port for sum­mer lan­guage study, con­sist­ing of $2,500 stipends and $1,600 for tuition, is being award­ed to:

  • Bon­nie Fox, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram
  • Mis­un Naka­ma, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram
  • Austin Nay, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram
  • Keoni Williams, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram
  • Xiu Ju Cooney, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram
  • Devon Cata­lan, J.D., Law
  • Joseph Gaen­zle, B.A., Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Pro­gram
  • Micha Jurmey, B.A., Kore­an
  • Gabriel Ruelas, B.A., Kine­si­ol­o­gy and Leisure Sci­ence