Korea Foundation Fellowships and Grants Programs for 2014

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The Korea Foun­da­tion invites appli­ca­tions for its 2014 fel­low­ships and insti­tu­tion­al sup­port pro­grams. Includ­ed in these pro­grams are the field research fel­low­ship pro­gram, fel­low­ships for Kore­an lan­guage train­ing, and sup­port for Kore­an stud­ies pro­grams in over­seas insti­tu­tions.

Fellowship for Field Research

The Korea Foun­da­tion Field Research Pro­gram is designed to sup­port doc­tor­ate-lev­el stu­dents and promi­nent schol­ars in Kore­an stud­ies doing field research in Korea. Approx­i­mate­ly thir­ty awards are made per year for peri­ods of one to six months.

Pro­gram sup­port con­sists of a month­ly stipend of 1 to 5 mil­lion KRW, round-trip air­fare, and traveler’s insur­ance. Those eli­gi­ble include doc­tor­al can­di­dates and pro­fes­sors and researchers con­duct­ing research on Korea in the fields of the human­i­ties and social sci­ences.

Appli­ca­tions must be sub­mit­ted on line at http://apply.kf.or.kr by July 31, 2013. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact Ms. Ryeong An (ryeongan@kf.or.kr; Tele­phone +82–2-2046–8531).

Fellowship for Korean Language Training

Lan­guage-train­ing fel­low­ships pro­vide pro­fes­sors, grad­u­ate stu­dents, and Korea-relat­ed pro­fes­sion­als with an oppor­tu­ni­ty to take an inten­sive Kore­an lan­guage course for up to one year at a uni­ver­si­ty-affil­i­at­ed lan­guage insti­tute in Korea.

Up to forty awards are made each year for fel­low­ship peri­ods of six to twelve months. Pro­gram sup­port con­sists of tuition fees, a month­ly stipend of 1 to 1.2 mil­lion KRW, and trav­el­ers’ insur­ance. Eli­gi­ble to apply are M.A./Ph.D. stu­dents and fac­ul­ty mem­bers in the field of Kore­an stud­ies and pro­fes­sion­als involved in Korea-relat­ed activ­i­ties.

Appli­ca­tions must be sub­mit­ted on line at http://apply.kf.or.kr by July 31, 2013. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact Ms. You­ju Lee (youjulee@kf.or.kr; Tele­phone +82–2-2046–8641).

Support for Korean Studies Programs in Overseas Institutions

The Korea Foun­da­tion wel­comes appli­ca­tions from lead­ing uni­ver­si­ties through­out the world that wish to expand and fur­ther their Korea-relat­ed cours­es and aca­d­e­m­ic activ­i­ties. Pro­gram cat­e­gories include:

  • Sup­port for estab­lish­ment of Kore­an stud­ies pro­fes­sor­ships
  • Sup­port for employ­ment of teach­ing staff
  • Vis­it­ing pro­fes­sor­ship pro­gram
  • Sup­port for Kore­an stud­ies pro­grams and activ­i­ties.

For details regard­ing each of these cat­e­gories, vis­it www.kf.or.kr. Those eli­gi­ble to apply include over­seas uni­ver­si­ties; Kore­an stud­ies cen­ters affil­i­at­ed with uni­ver­si­ties; and Korea-relat­ed aca­d­e­m­ic asso­ci­a­tions.

Appli­ca­tions must be sub­mit­ted on line at http://apply.kf.or.kr by August 31, 2013. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact the Foundation’s Kore­an Stud­ies Depart­ment (studies@kf.or.kr; Tele­phone +82–2-2046–8588).