The Graduate School of Korean Studies(GSKS) in the Academy of Korean Studies(AKS) invites alumni and provide them with opportunities to refresh their knowledge of Korea by conducting research at the AKS. Graduates who are engaged in education or research in the field of Korean studies abroad are encouraged to apply.
◦ Graduates who obtained a master's or doctoral degree at the GSKS and are engaged in education or research in the field of Korean studies abroad (Both Korean nationals and foreign nationals are eligible.)
2. Grant Benefits
A. Monthly allowance of KRW1,500,000 is provided for maximum 6 months between 1 June and 31 December 2013.
B. A round trip airfare at actual expense is provided.
C. Access to the AKS facilities including the library and Jangseogak Archives is given.
D. On-campus dormitory is available at the rate of KRW477,400 per 6 months, double occupancy.
3. Number of Grant Recipients Sought : About 2 Graduates
4. Recruitment Schedule
A. Application Deadline : 6:00PM 30th April 2013
B. Selection Result Announcement : End of May
5. Required Documents
A. Application Form (Prescribed form downloadable at www.aks.ac.kr
B. Personal Statement
◦ It should be written in Korean and at least 2 pages long.
C. Research Plan
◦ It should be written in Korean and at least 3 pages long.
D. Certificate(s) of Employment
◦ It should be an original copy written in Korean or in English, containing a brief job description.
◦ If documents are written in a language other than Korean or English, they must be translated into and then notarized either in Korean or in English.
E. A copy of the first two pages of the applicant's passport
6. Submission Guideline
◦ Send the required documents (soft copies or scanned documents) via email to email@example.com
and the original copy of certificate(s) of employment by post to the following address no later than 30 April :
Office of Academic & Student Affairs
The Graduate School of Korean Studies
The Academy of Korean Studies
323 Haogaero Bundang-gu Seongnam-si Gyeonggi-do
Republic of Korea (Postcode: 463-791)
7. Grant Recipient's Obligations
A. Grant recipients must stay in Korea and concentrate on their research during the grant period. However, exceptions to this rule can be made when grant recipients temporarily leave the country in order to attend an academic conference with a prior approval of the Dean of the Graduate School of Korean Studies.
B. At the end of their grant period, grant recipients must submit a report summarizing their research findings before they leave the country.
C. When publishing a thesis or a book with research findings of the grant period, grant recipients 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.
D. During the grant period, grant recipients are not allowed to be engaged in other occupations for financial purposes.
E. During the grant period, grant recipients are not permitted to register at another educational institutions in Korea.
F. When they finish their research, grant recipients are allowed to leave the AKS from one week before the final date of the research period. If they leave earlier than that, the amount of monthly allowance in the final month is calculated based on the number of days for which they stay in Korea.
G. As for items not stipulated here, grant recipients must abide by the rules and regulations of the AKS and decisions of the Graduate School Committee.
A. The monthly allowance is provided in the first week of each month.
B. A round trip airfare at actual expense is provided in the final month of the grant period within the limit prescribed by the GSKS Travel Expenses Policy.
C. If it turns out that provided information on the application form is false or that the applicant is not qualified even after the selection result is announced, the provision of the AKS Alumni Grant can be cancelled and the grant paid withdrawn. Also, the monthly allowance and the round trip airfare offered can be redeemed if the Graduate School Committee deems it appropriate, for example, when a grant recipient fails to meet the obligation as an AKS Alumni Grant. In particular, the round trip airfare is not provided for those who fail to submit a final report summarizing their research findings at the end of the grant period.
9. Contact Us
◦ Tel : +82-31-709-8111(Ext 214), +82-31-708-5310
◦ Fax : +82-31-709-9946