CKS Scholarships Deadline Imminent

CKS scholarships logoThe dead­line for apply­ing for schol­ar­ships admin­is­tered by the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies for the 2016–2017 aca­d­e­m­ic year is Tues­day, Feb­ru­ary 2, 2016. The Cen­ter admin­is­ters nine cat­e­gories of schol­ar­ships for both grad­u­ate and under­grad­u­ate stu­dents. Descrip­tions of these awards can be found on the Center’s Web site. Instruc­tions regard­ing appli­ca­tions can be found at the same loca­tion. Note that let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion are also required. See the instruc­tions for details.

Appli­ca­tions must be sub­mit­ted through the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawai‘i stu­dent schol­ar­ships Web site (STAR) at Once logged in on the STAR sys­tem, a key­word search on “Kore­an” will lead to infor­ma­tion about CKS schol­ar­ships and oth­ers relat­ed to Kore­an stud­ies.

Inquiries about CKS schol­ar­ships and mate­r­i­al relat­ed to appli­ca­tions should be direct­ed to Mer­clyn Labuguen (, CKS Schol­ar­ship Coor­di­na­tor, 1881 East-West Road, Hon­olu­lu, HI 96822. Tele­phone (808) 956‑7041; fax (808) 956‑2213.


Appli­ca­tions for the fed­er­al­ly fund­ed For­eign Lan­guage and Area Stud­ies schol­ar­ships (FLAS) are due a day ear­li­er: Feb­ru­ary 1. Inquiries about FLAS schol­ar­ships for East Asian lan­guages should be direct­ed to Chizuko Allen (, research and fel­low­ships coor­di­na­tior for the UH School of Pacif­ic and Asian Stud­ies.