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The Graduate School of Korean Studies, the Academy of Korean Studies, is delighted to announce 2021 AKS Graduate Fellowship for the period from 1 Sep 2021 to 28 Feb 2022. It is our non-degree program which invites international students abroad in the fields of Korean studies to the AKS, and offers opportunities to conduct research for 6 months in Korea. 


1. Fellowship Benefits

Fellows are provided with monthly stipend of around KRW 750,000 for 6 months, round-trip airfare, and on-campus accommodation free of charge. They need to designate one of AKS' professors whose specialty is most relevant to their research topic as their academic advisor. Korean language courses as well as cultural experience program are available free of charge. 


2. Eligibility

International students enrolled at an overseas university in a Master's degree program or a doctoral degree program in the field of Korean studies are eligible to apply. Students in an ABD(All But Dissertation) status in a Master's degree program are eligible, while those in a doctoral degree program are not. Korean language proficiency is not required.


3. Application

Applicants should apply online between 19 April and 14 May at gradaks.recruiter.co.kr and send required documents by post no later than 14 May.


More details can be found at the following addresses:

Application guidelines in English : http://intl.aks.ac.kr/english/viewtopic.php?t=588

- Application guidelines in Korean : https://www.aks.ac.kr/cop/bbs/selectBoardArticle.do?nttId=316456&bbsId=BBSMSTR_000000000082&menuNo=4010110000


It'd be greatly appreciated if you disseminate the news to those who are interested. Should you need further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact the Graduate Office at grad_fellowship@aks.ac.kr or +82-31-730-8184.


Best regards,

HyungJu Lee

Categories: Fellowship
Keywords: korean studies