POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program for International Applicants at East-West Center in USA, 2016

 

The East-West Center invites four to six visiting fellows to promote research activities on Korean topics at the Center. This visiting fellowship is available for outstanding scholars and policy makers. POSCO visiting fellows are in residence at the East-West Center for one to two months and undertake research and writing on an agreed topic. Fellows are provided with a stipend and round trip economy airfare between their home base and Honolulu. The application deadline is December 31, 2015.

Study Subject(s): The fellows will spend one or two months each carrying out policy-related research on contemporary issues in Korean studies. In particular, the POSCO Fellowship Program is intended to generate constructive and informative research in four important areas: (1) issues concerning the two Koreas and Northeast Asia; (2) security issues involving Korea and Northeast Asia; (3) economic and social issues in Korea; and (4) political development in South Korea.
Course Level: Fellowship is available to undertake research and writing on an agreed topic.
Scholarship Provider: POSCO
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: The Program invites outstanding scholars and policy makers to engage in policy-relevant, contemporary research on political, security and economic issues in Northeast Asia, as they relate to Korea.

Scholarship Open for International Students: eastwestcenterInternational applicants can apply for these fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program, endowed by POSCO, is intended to promote research activities on Korean topics at the East-West Center. The Program invites outstanding scholars and policy makers to engage in policy-relevant, contemporary research on political, security, and economic issues in Northeast Asia, as they relate to Korea. POSCO visiting fellows are in residence at the East-West Center for one to two months and undertake research and writing on an agreed topic. Fellows are provided with a stipend and round trip economy airfare between their home base and Honolulu. They are required to give one seminar, prepare a high quality paper to be submitted for publication, and join in East-West Center activities. The Fellow may also be asked to participate in local outreach and public diplomacy activities. Proposals for cost-shared fellowships are welcomed.

Number of award(s): Each year, the East-West Center invites four to six visiting fellows.

Duration of award(s): POSCO visiting fellows are in residence at the East-West Center for one to two months from March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017 and undertake research and writing on an agreed topic. 

What does it cover? Fellows are provided with a stipend and round trip economy airfare between their home base and Honolulu. They are required to give one seminar, prepare a high quality paper to be submitted for publication, and join in East-West Center activities. The Fellow may also be asked to participate in local outreach and public diplomacy activities. Proposals for cost-shared fellowships are welcomed.

How to Apply: Applications should be emailed to fellowships-at-eastwestcenter.org or mailed. Application package should includes:
-Application form
-A cover letter indicating the research theme or project for which the applicant is applying
-Curriculum vitae (For security purposes, please do not include any personal information-e.g., birthdate, social security numbers, and/or passport number. In addition, your CV may be circulated among EWC staff.)
-Names of three referees, including full name, title, address, telephone and fax number, and email address.
-Research proposal (3 to 5 pages)

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 31, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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