NEAC Korea Grants Program: Accepting Applications

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December 6, 2020 to February 2, 2021
United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian American History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

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 Outside of North America; Korea Conference/Seminar/Workshop organization; invitation of a Korea Distinguished Speaker (see the links below for details). Applications to the NEAC Distinguished Speakers Bureau program are accepted on a rolling basis. 

The grant application deadline for all categories except the NEAC Distinguished Speakers Bureau lecturers is Monday, February 1, 2021 at 5 p.m. at 5 p.m. EST.  Award notification will be made in late April 2021.  Projects must begin after May 1, 2021 and be completed with grant reporting provided by April 30, 2022.  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.

Please note: Research travel and workshop/conference applicants must be current AAS members at the time of application. A reapplication waiting period applies for those who have previously received a research travel grant 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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