Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) announces Fellowship Program for Korean Studies 2017.


The Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is delighted to invite applications for the AKS Fellowship Program for Korean Studies Notification. This course is open to foreign students who are currently on Korea-related teaching and research activities

A range of interesting benefits will be given to the winning fellows including air fare, monthly stipend and others. The closing date of application is 15th October 2017


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Scholarship Description

The Academy of Korean Studies runs the “AKS Fellowship Program for Korean Studies” in order to provide international scholars and doctoral candidates with an opportunity to carry out their research (dissertation research)


Award Value

Each Fellow may expect to receive the benefits as follow:

Airfare: Economy-class round trip airfare (Only offered to overseas awardees)

Monthly Stipend: Senior Research Fellowship: 2,500,000 won, Junior Research Fellowship: 2,000,000won and Pre-doctoral Fellowship: 1,500,000 won
Access to the facilities of AKS including the library
Up to 50% discount of AKS Guest House charges

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in Korean studies

Place of Study
The research will be conducted in Korea



Foreign scholars (including those who have Korean nationality with permanent residence status in foreign countries) in the humanities and social sciences, who are currently engaged in Korea-related teaching and research activities, are eligible to apply

a. Senior Researcher Fellowship: Associate professor level or above/Ph. D. holder with 7 or more years of research experience

b. Junior Researcher Fellowship: Assistant professor level or below/ Ph. D. holder with less than 7 years of research experience

c. Pre-doctoral Fellowship: Doctoral candidates who have completed all academic requirements except for their dissertation (i.e., ABD) from institutions outside Korea


Fellowship Period

The fellowship period should begin within year 2018 (January 1 and December 31, 2018). The applicants can apply for minimum one month to maximum one-year support



Foreign residents are welcome to apply

Fellows are expected to submit their research paper and present research results at AKS Colloquium before the termination of their research period

Fellows should inform AKS when the research results are published and should submit 2 copies of the publication. Publication resulted from this program should acknowledge the support from the AKS Fellowship Program

Please go to the link below to see detail instruction of the application procedure

*Applicants should submit the required documents (scan file) by e-mail only


Important Dates


All applications must be received by 15th October 2017 (Sunday)


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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