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2024 AKS Graduate Fellowship Application

The Graduate School of Korean Studies (GSKS), the Academy of Korean Studies(AKS), which is responsible to the Ministry of Education, is research-oriented in the fields of humanities and social sciences pertinent to Korea. It was established in 1980 to nurture scholars who will contribute to the development and globalization of Korean studies.

Since then, GSKS has been providing intensive research-oriented education through eminent professors’ close mentoring of students.
Currently, approximately 220 students, including 94 international students from 29 different countries, are enrolled in the Master’s and doctoral degree program at GSKS.

The AKS Graduate Fellowship is GSKS’ non-degree program which invites international graduate students to the AKS and supports them for six
months, providing them with momentum to grow to be the next generation of promising scholars in Korean studies. AKS Graduate Fellows for the
period from 1st September 2024 to 28th February 2025 are now being sought. Those who aspire to widen and deepen their knowledge of Korea by
conducting research at GSKS are very welcome to apply.

1. Fellowship Benefits
A. Monthly stipend of KRW750,000 is provided
B. An economy-class round trip airfare at actual expense is provided within the limit set in the 2024 fiscal guidance of the Ministry of
Economy and Finance*, but cannot exceed KRW 2,000,000 per person

C. The on-campus dormitory is available free of charge
D. Fellowship Period: From 1 st Sep 2024 to 28th Feb 2025 (6 months in total)

E. Fellows are required to designate one of the AKS’ professors whose specialty is most relevant to their research topic as their academic advisor, who will guide them through the fellowship period
F. Access to the AKS facilities including the library and Jangseogak Archives is given
G. Korean language courses are available free of charge

Please see the attachment below

[붙임] 2024년도 차세대 한국학자 모집 요강(영문)