Korea Foundation Scholarships for Korean Language Studies, 2023

Written by Michael Nz. on August 14, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Linguistics, Literacy, Literature
  • Country of the Scholarship

    Korea, South
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2022
  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    KOREA Foundation (The Korean Foundation - KF) http://www.kf.or.kr/ Address: 55 Sinjung-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, Republic Of Korea Tel: (+82) 064-804-1000 Fax: 064-804-1274 Mail: Webmaster@kf.or.kr [KF Global Center] 19 Fl., Mirae Asset Center 1 West Tower, 26 Euljiro 5-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, 04539, Republic Of Korea Tel : 02-2151-6565 Fax: 02-2151-6592 Mail: Webmaster @ Kf.or.kr For All Program Inquiries Contact: Yellow@kf.or.kr For Questions About The Online Application Portal , Contact: Tech-support@kf.or.kr Remember That Unfortunately They Cannot Answer Your Questions Over The Phone. [Korea-Central Asia Cooperation Forum Secretariat] 19 Fl., Mirae Asset Center 1 West Tower, 26 Euljiro 5-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, 04539, Republic Of Korea Tel: 02-2151-6565 Fax: 02- 2151- 6592 Mail: Casecretariat@kf.or.kr [ASEAN House Of Culture] 162, Jwadong-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, 48108, Republic Of Korea Tel: 051-775-2000 Fax: 051-775- 2020 Mail: Ach@kf.or.kr

Scholarships to study the Korean language at a university in South Korea.

The Korea Foundation Scholarships for Korean Language Studies has been offered since 1993 as an annual scholarship program for Korean Language Training (KLT) for the general promotion and dissemination of the Korean language, which is the basis for promoting Korean studies and activities. related to Korea abroad. In accordance with the guidelines listed below, the Foundation is currently accepting applications for its KLT 2023 program.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
The KF Fellowship for Korean Language Training (KLT) program provides an opportunity for Korean studies graduate students, Korean studies researchers, and those working in Korea-related fields abroad to learn Korean in an intensive immersion program. at a Korean university for at least six months.

NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: Approximately 40 per year
PLEASE NOTE: During the scholarship period, a person cannot register for a degree program at a Korean university.
SCHOLARSHIP PERIOD: 6 months (minimum) to 1 year (maximum)

NOTES
1. All applicants must be able to understand and speak at least basic Korean.
2. Those who are majoring in Korean studies (humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture), are currently involved in Korea-related research, or are working in a Korea-related field and fit one of the following profiles can apply for the KLT program:
a. MA/Ph.D. CANDIDATES
a.1. Graduate students seeking a major or minor in a Korean-related field with a detailed thesis proposal on a Korean-related topic
b. UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS, UNIVERSITY LECTURERS, AND RESEARCHERS
b.1. Professors or lecturers currently teaching Korean language or Korea-related courses or researchers conducting Korea-related research at a university or research institute (non-profit, government-funded, university-affiliated, etc.).
c. PROFESSIONALS
c.1. Professionals involved in activities related to Korea (for example, curators of a museum’s Korean gallery, Korean studies librarian at a university, journalists who mainly deal with current affairs in Korea, etc.)
d. UNGRADUATED STUDENTS
d.1. Undergraduate students whose major or major is Korean Studies (or Korean Language and Literature) and who are at least in the 3rd year of their respective courses.
d.2. Undergraduate students who are at least in the 3rd year of their respective courses and have taken more than 8 Korean Studies or Korean Language classes at a university that does not offer Korean Studies or Korean Language degrees.
d.3. Please note: Applicants must attach evidence that the university does not offer any Korean study or Korean language degrees and a Transcript of Grades from the course work (for example, a screenshot of the degree courses offered on the websites of the respective schools).
d.4. Applicants must submit detailed transcripts for all classes.
d.5. If a Korea-related degree is offered at the applicant’s school, he or she is not eligible to apply, even if the applicant has previously taken more than 8 Korea-related courses.
and. FORMER DIPLOMATIC SCHOLARSHIPS e.1
. Former scholars who have completed the KF Diplomatic Korean Language and Culture Program and wish to take further courses focused on language training (applicant pool determined separately).

What benefits do the Korea Foundation Scholarships for Korean Language Studies offer?

1. Enrollment and fees of the educational institution
2. Living expenses (paid monthly)
2.1. University students, graduates or graduates, or people with less than three years of related professional experience: KRW 1,000,000
2.2. Ph.D. candidates and those with at least three years of related professional experience: KRW 1,200,000
3. Travel allowance: KRW 300,000 (single benefit)
4. Medical insurance (medical and accident insurance provided by a Korean insurance company)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE AIRFARE IS NOT SUBSIDIZED

What are the requirements to achieve one of the Korea Foundation Scholarships for Korean language studies?

1. Applicants must attach evidence that the university does not offer Korean studies or Korean language degrees in (3) coursework grades (for example, a screenshot of degree courses offered on university websites). respective schools).
2. Applicants must submit detailed transcripts for all classes.
3. If a Korea-related degree is offered at an applicant’s school, he or she is not eligible to apply even if the applicant has previously taken more than eight Korea-related courses.
4. The main eligible applicants are those who are majoring in Korean studies (humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture), are currently involved in Korea-related research, or who are working in a Korea-related field and fall under one of the Following profiles can apply for the KLT program.
5. All applicants must be able to understand and speak at least basic Korean.
6. For former master’s/doctoral candidates:
6.1. Postgraduate students pursuing a major or minor in a Korea-related field with a detailed thesis proposal on a Korea-related topic
7. For college professors, university professors, and researchers:
7.1. Professors or lecturers currently teaching Korea-related or Korean language courses or researchers conducting Korea-related research at a university or research institute (non-profit, government-funded, university-affiliated, etc.).
8. For other professionals:
8.1. Professionals involved in activities related to Korea (for example, curators of a museum’s Korean gallery, Korean studies librarian at a university, journalists who mainly deal with current affairs in Korea, etc.)
9. For undergraduate students:
9.1. Undergraduate students whose major or major is Korean Studies (or Korean Language and Literature) and who are at least in the 3rd year of their respective courses.
9.2. Undergraduate students who are at least in the third year of their respective courses and have taken more than 8 Korean studies or Korean language classes at a university that does not offer Korean language studies or degrees.
10. For former diplomatic scholarship holders:
10.1. Former scholars who have completed the KF Korean Language and Culture Program for Diplomats and wish to take further courses focused on language training (applicant pool determined separately)

WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP
a. Korean citizens
b. People who are already studying or doing research in Korea.
c. People who plan to enroll in a degree program at a higher education institution in Korea
d. People who have received the KF scholarship for Korean language training in the last 2 years (2021-2022).

How do I apply?

1. Applications must be submitted through the KF online application portal: http://apply.kf.or.kr
2. Click the “Apply” button at the bottom of this program announcement and complete the online application form.
3. Please read all instructions carefully before applying.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS WHEN YOU APPLY ONLINE:
a. You must first register as a member of the KF online application portal (http://apply.kf.or.kr) before applying.
b. The “Apply” button is only activated during the application period from July 1 to August 31, 2022.
c. Bibliographies or citations in any publication or dissertation included with the application must follow the APA or MLA style.
d. Click the “Temporary Save” button each time you make changes to the application, especially when attaching supporting documents.
and. For optimal operation of the KF online application system, please use the Chrome browser or Internet Explorer.

Deadline:

Application period: July 1, 2022 / 12:00 pm to August 31, 2022 / 6:00 pm (Korea Standard Time)
Scholarship opens: July 1, 2022
Results publication: December 16, 2022 (approximate date)


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