Academy of Korean Studies 2013 Grants

Image: AKS campusThe Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies has announced its Kore­an stud­ies grant pro­gram for 2013. The aim of the grants is “to deep­en the world’s under­stand­ing of Korea by sup­port­ing aca­d­e­m­ic activ­i­ties that will help spread Kore­an stud­ies and nur­ture tal­ent­ed schol­ars of Kore­an stud­ies.”

The AKS grants pro­gram con­sists of three cat­e­gories:

  • Vis­it­ing Lec­ture­ships, which place qual­i­fied Kore­an stud­ies lec­tur­ers in select­ed uni­ver­si­ties to pro­mote Kore­an stud­ies;
  • Com­pet­i­tive Research Fund­ing, which sup­ports investigator-chosen indi­vid­ual or col­lab­o­ra­tive research on Korea-related sub­jects; and
  • Work­shop and Con­fer­ence Sup­port for aca­d­e­m­ic work­shops and con­fer­ences on Korea-related sub­jects to be held between June 2013 and May 2014.

These grants are open to fac­ul­ty and researchers affil­i­at­ed with edu­ca­tion and research insti­tu­tions out­side Korea. The dead­line for sub­mit­ting appli­ca­tions is March 15, 2013. Appli­ca­tions and required sup­port­ing doc­u­ments must be sent by both e-mail and postal mail.

For more detailed infor­ma­tion, includ­ing the down­load­able appli­ca­tions forms, see the AKS Web site: Inquiries may be sent by e-mail to or to Pro­mo­tion for Kore­an Stud­ies Abroad Divi­sion, Cen­ter for Inter­na­tion­al Affairs, The Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies, 50 Unjung-dong (or 323 Haogae-ro), Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 463–791, Repub­lic of Korea.