Graduate Fellowships in Korean Studies


The Center for Korean Studies announces its 2009-2010 Koret Foundation fellowship for continuing graduate students in Korean studies. This award is open to graduate students in any department specializing in a field related to Korean studies.

The Koret Foundation Fellowship may be combined with other fellowships or sources of student support.

There will be one fellowship awarded. This award provides $10,000 of financial support for a single year. Please note that, as a condition of award, the student may be required to submit a year-end report to the Center for Korean Studies.

Applications may be submitted by hard copy or e-mail (PDF format preferred) to the Center for Korean Studies by Thursday, February 12, 2009, at noon. Please send your applications to the following address:

Stephanie Kim, Program Representative
Center for Korean Studies
2223 Fulton Street, Room 508
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94704-2318

Application packets should include the following:

  1. Application Cover Sheet (PDF File)
  2. A current Curriculum Vitae
  3. A current Transcript (unofficial copies OK) from UCB together with a list of any courses currently in progress
  4. A List of Financial Assistance received during graduate study, including fellowships from ALL sources (extramural fellowships as well), research assistantships, teaching appointments, and grants
  5. A detailed Research/Study Proposal for the period of requested support (max. 2 pages)
  6. Contact information for Two References (letters of recommendation are not required)

Please feel free to contact Stephanie Kim (stephaniekkim@berkeley.edu or 510.642.5674) with any questions you may have.