International Association for Contemporary Korea Studies

2012 AKS Fellowship Program for Korean Studies

Posted on: 03.10.2011

The Academy of Korean Studies runs “AKS Fellowship Program for Korean Studies” in order to provide international scholars and doctoral candidates an opportunity to carry out their research(dissertation research).
Eligibility
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.
1.       Senior Researcher Fellowship: Associate professor level or above/Ph. D. holder with more than 7 years of research experience
2.      Junior Researcher Fellowship: Assistant professor level or below/ Ph. D. holder with less than 7 years of research experience
3.      Pre-doctoral Fellowship: Doctoral candidates who have completed all academic requirements(i.e., ABD) except for their dissertation from institutions outside Korea. (※ Those who completed their Ph.D. courses at Korean schools or institutions are ineligible for pre-doctoral fellowship)
※ Those who have received AKS fellowship within the last 3 years(based on application submission date) are ineligible for this program.
Fellowship Period
The fellowship period should begin within year 2012(January 1 and December 31, 2012). The applicants can apply for maximum one year support.
Fellowship Grant
1.       Airfare: Economy-class round trip airfare(Only offered to overseas awardees)
※ The valid date of the flight tickets cannot exceed the research period.
※ The airfare will be reimbursed based on the actual ticket price but should not exceed the amount of Government Transportation Request(GTR) cost.
2.      50% discount of using AKS Guest House(AKS Fellows are recommended to stay at our campus.)
3.      Monthly Stipend
⑴   Senior Research Fellowship: 2,500,000won
⑵   Junior Research Fellowship: 2,000,000won
⑶   Pre-doctoral Fellowship: 1,500,000won
※ Please note that we do not offer monthly stipend for research period less than 15 days and offer full monthly stipend for research period over 15 days
4.      Access to the facilities of AKS including the library
Selection Process
All applications are reviewed by the screening committee. The criteria for the screening are as follows:
Selection Criteria
1.       Senior & Junior Research Fellowship
⑴   The merit of the research plan and the feasibility of carrying out the proposed research at AKS
⑵   Research track records
⑶   Possibility of joint researches with scholars in AKS
2.      Pre-doc Fellowship
⑴   Excellence and feasibility of the research topic
⑵   Possibility of contribution to development of Korean studies
Required Documents
1.       Senior & Junior Research Fellowship
⑵   1 Curriculum Vitae(CV)
⑶   Certificate of Employment(If applicable)
2.      Pre-doctoral Fellowship
⑴   1 Application form
⑵   Graduate and Doctoral Program Transcript(1 each)
⑶   1 certificate of Ph.D. course completion(Document that proves ABD status)
⑷   1 Curriculum Vitae(CV)
⑸   2 Reference Letters(1 from Ph.D. dissertation director)
※ Application form can be downloaded at our website(http://www.aks.ac.kr)
※ All applications and required documents should be prepared in English or Korean only. If not, the certified translation document(English or Korean) must be attached.
Obligations of Fellowship Recipients
1.       Fellows are expected to submit their research paper and present research results at AKS Colloquium before the termination of their research period
2.      Fellows should inform AKS when the research results are published and should submit 2 copies of the publication
3.      Publication resulted from this program should acknowledge the support from AKS Fellowship Program
Others
1.       Previous fellowship recipients who have rejected the fellowship due to their personal matters can get disadvantages when screening
2.      Those who are under disciplinary actions from Korean government and other Korean government affiliated institutes are not eligible for this program
Application Deadline
All applications must be received by November 15 (Tuesday), 2011
※ Applicants should initially submit the required documents (scan file) by E-mail and subsequently send the original copies by mail no later than November 15,2011.
※ Applications received after the deadline will not be considered
Result Notification
The result of your application will be notified individually in December.
Contacts
1.       E-mail: fellowship@aks.ac.kr
2.      Address: International Support Division for Korean Studies
        The Center for International Affairs
        The Academy of Korean Studies
        323 Haogae-ro, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do,
463-791, Republic of Korea
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

Twitter@LeonidPetrov

RSS Leonid Petrov’s Korea Vision

  • Donald Trump thanks Kim Jong-un for releasing US prisoners from North Korea
    (Daniel Hurst, Tokyo, 10 May 2018) President Trump has thanked Kim Jong-un for the release of three American prisoners who have begun to describe their detention in North Korea. Kim Dong-chul, Kim Hak-song and Tony Kim, who were released after Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, met Kim Jong-un yesterday, were taken to hospital in […]
  • Can the 3rd inter-Korean summit end the 70 years of Hot and Cold Wars in Korea?
    Kim Jong-Un and Moon Jae-In have completely different political motives and goals, but strangely their intentions coincided this year. Kim desperately needs to steer North Korea away from an imminent disaster (a nuclear war, a domestic upheaval or both). Moon, in contrast, needs to keep South Korea in the comfort zone of US alliance and […]
  • Kim-Trump Summit – a Game Changer?
    (RADIO SPUTNIK, John Harrison’s PIVOT TO ASIA, 12.04.2018) The much-heralded summit between President Trump and N. Korean leader Kim Jung-un is apparently going ahead, and preparatory negotiations are already taking place. What do we know of the agenda, and how important is it for Kim Jung-un to have Russia and China’s approval of negotiation terms. Joining […]
  • Here’s what North Korea hopes to gain by offering denuclearization talks
    The Clinton administration promised Pyongyang heavy fuel oil shipments and construction of light-water reactors, but these were delivered only partially or not at all, noted Leonid Petrov, a Korean studies researcher at the Australian National University. As a result, “North Korea suspended its nuclear and missile programs partially and resumed it when it be […]
  • A Unified Korea – The Finland of Northeast Asia
    Radio Sputnik International (Pivot to Asia 15.02.2018) An amazing thing is happening in Korea. The North and the South are experiencing a thaw in relations and a visit by the President of South Korea to North Korea is on the cards. This thaw has huge geopolitical implications. Dr. Leonid Petrov, a visiting Fellow in the […]

RSS Korean Studies Association of Australasia (KSAA)

RSS Korean Studies Jobs & Scholarships

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: