NEAC Korea Grants Program: Accepting Applications

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October 1, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Asian American History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

Submission Deadline: Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 5 p.m. EST

Dear AAS Members Interested in Korea,

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) offers Korean Studies grants due to generous funding from the Korea Foundation (KF) The grant application deadline is fast approaching.

Grants are available in the following categories: Research Travel Within or Outside of North America; Korea Conference/Seminar/Workshop organization (see the link below for details).  The NEAC Korea Distinguished Speaker Bureau (DSB) program is currently being revitalized to accommodate virtual lectures/classroom visits and details will be available soon. Applications to the NEAC DSB program are accepted on a rolling basis. 

The grant application deadline for all categories except the NEAC Distinguished Speakers Bureau lecturers is Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 5 p.m. EST.  Award notification will be made in late November 2020.  Projects must begin after December 1, 2020 and be completed with grant reporting provided by November 30, 2021.  If travel or group gathering is still restricted due to COVID-19 conditions during the project period, NEAC grant project completion and reporting can be extended through September 2022, with additional further extension possible.

Please note: research travel and workshop/conference applicants must be current AAS members at the time of applicationA reapplication waiting period applies for research travel grants for those who have already received an award.

Please click the button below for further details and application forms with instructions:



Akiko Takenaka

NEAC Chair 2020-2021

Associate Professor of History

University of Kentucky

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Tel: (734) 665-2490
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