A. Fellows must designate one of the AKS professors whose specialty is most relevant to their research topic as their academic advisor.
B. Course Enrollment
1) Fellows must take at least one major-specific course taught by their academic advisor or an
individual study with their academic advisor.
2) Fellows must take at least one Korean language course allocated by the GSKS.
3) Fellows must obtain "S(Successful)" for courses taken.
※ Credits are not given for courses taken.
※ Courses are graded S(Successful) / U(Unsuccessful).
C. Final Report and Evaluation Report
1) Completing their research, fellows must submit either a thesis or a report summarizing their research
findings and an evaluation report written by their academic advisor before they leave the country.
2) A thesis or a report must be minimum 16,000 letters(including spaces) in length when written in
Korean, and minimum 5,000 words when written in English excluding the bibliography.
D. Towards the end of the fellowship period, there will be a meeting for reading research papers where
fellows must present their research findings.
E. Fellows must stay in Korea and concentrate on their research during the fellowship period. However,
exceptions can be made when fellows temporarily leave the country in order to present their papers in
an academic conference with a prior approval of the Dean of the Graduate School of Korean Studies.
F. Towards the end of the fellowship period, fellows must present their passport and prove their stay in
Korea. If it is found that a fellow stays abroad during the fellowship period, the monthly stipend will be
deducted for the number of days spent overseas at the rate of KRW30,000 per day.
G. When publishing a thesis or a book with research findings of the fellowship period, fellows must state
that it is an outcome of the research conducted with support of the Graduate School of Korean
Studies in the Academy of Korean Studies.
H. During the fellowship period, fellows are not allowed to be engaged in other occupations for financial
I. During the fellowship period, fellows are not permitted to register at another educational institutions in
J. As for items not stipulated here, fellows must abide by the rules and regulations of the AKS and
decisions of the Graduate School Committee.