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.
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org; Telephone +82 – 2-2046 – 8588).