AAS NEAC Korean Studies Grant Opportunities

NEAC Korean studies grantThe North­east Asia Coun­cil of the Asso­ci­a­tion for Asian Stud­ies has a num­ber of Kore­an stud­ies grant oppor­tu­ni­ties avail­able as a result of fund­ing from the Korea Foun­da­tion.

Grants are avail­able in the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories: North Amer­i­ca or Korea/Outside North Amer­i­ca research trav­el; Korea conference/seminar/workshop orga­ni­za­tion; Korea instruc­tion­al mate­ri­als acqui­si­tion; and invi­ta­tion of dis­tin­guished speak­ers.

The dead­line for receiv­ing grant appli­ca­tions in the AAS Ann Arbor, Michi­gan, office is Mon­day, Feb­ru­ary 1, 2016. Award noti­fi­ca­tion will be made by the end of April 2016. Projects must begin after May 1, 2016, and be com­plet­ed with­in one year of award.

Note that the North Amer­i­ca and Korea/Outside North Amer­i­ca research trav­el grants require that appli­cants be cur­rent mem­bers of the Asso­ci­a­tion for Asian Stud­ies at the time of appli­ca­tion. Reap­pli­ca­tion restric­tions apply for these research trav­el grants.

AAS grants take the form of reim­burse­ment rather than pay­ment in advance, and only after project com­ple­tion and grant report/form sub­mis­sion. Orig­i­nal receipts need to be retained and reim­burse­ment is only for actu­al expens­es incurred up to the amount of the grant award­ed.

Full descrip­tions of the grant cat­e­gories and require­ments and a link to the appli­ca­tion form are avail­able on the AAS Web site: http://www.asian-studies.org/Grants-and-Awards/NEAC-Korea.

Ques­tions about the grants may be direct­ed to Jack­ie Page (jpage@asian-studies.org.

For infor­ma­tion about the NEAC pro­gram to sup­port pub­lic pre­sen­ta­tions by senior schol­ars in Kore­an stud­ies at Amer­i­can col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties, see Dis­tin­guished Speak­ers Bureau.