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Fellowships and Grants

The Center for Korean Studies provides competitive fellowships for students conducting coursework and/or research related to Korean studies. Binghamton students who are currently enrolled are eligible to apply. Fellowship awards vary in size and range depending on the applicant's merit and fund availability.

The Center for Korean Studies is also proud to offer the following opportunities with generous support from the Academy of Korean Studies:

CKS Graduate Research Fellowship

Binghamton University's Center for Korean Studies is now accepting applications for its Graduate Research Fellowship.

Description

This fellowship supports graduate students' advanced research projects related to Korean studies. Awards of up to $2,000 will be made.

Criteria

Applicant must be registered and enrolled full time in a doctorate program at Binghamton University. Applicant must be engaged in research focusing on Korea.  Other projects that figure Korea prominently in the research agenda may be considered. Applicant must be pursuing independent research for publication, a doctoral prospectus or dissertation, or other type of academic article. The fellowship may be used for research-related travel (archives, libraries, museums, etc.); data collection, assembly or development; purchase of research materials; or other research-related expense.

Application Materials

  • Application Form (pdf, 373.5kb)
  • Project abstract (1,500 Words Max)
  • Budget statement (describing how the funds will be used)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable)
  • Letter of support from your faculty advisor

Special Note

Candidates must secure approval prior to travel. All awardees must submit detailed receipts, invoices, original boarding passes and a report summarizing their activities and expenses within 4 weeks of their return (or completion of their proposed research). The funds will be paid as reimbursement of expenses.

Send all application materials to:

Program Coordinator
Center for Korean Studies
Binghamton University
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
E-mail: cks@binghamton.edu

 

CKS Conference Travel Grant

Binghamton University's Center for Korean Studies is now accepting applications for its Conference Travel Grants.

Description

This grant assists graduate students with conferences expenses, and enables them to present papers related to Korean studies at major academic conferences. The maximum award is $350. Applicant must be in a graduate program at Binghamton University. Awards may be used for transportation costs to and from the conference, conference registration fee and lodging.

Application Materials

  • Application Form (pdf, 373.5kb)
  • Abstract
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable)
  • Copy of paper acceptance to conference
  • Budget (listing travel expenses)

Special Note

If awarded for past travel, a copy of the conference program and all original invoices must be submitted within 1 week of notice of award.
If awarded for future travel, all material must be submitted within 3 weeks of return from the conference.

Send all application materials to:

Program Coordinator
Center for Korean Studies
Binghamton University
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
E-mail: cks@binghamton.edu 

 

Binghamton University AKS Scholarship

Binghamton University's Center for Korean Studies is now accepting applications for its Academy of Korean Studies Scholarship.

Description

This award recognizes academic excellence in Korean studies. Awards of up to $1,000.

Criteria

Applicant must have at least one semester of study at Binghamton University. Applicant must be registered and enrolled full time in a degree program at Binghamton University. Applicant must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5. (Undergraduate applicants) Korean majors and minors. Other majors and minors with a concentration in Korean studies may also be considered. (Graduate applicants) Applicants must demonstrate a concentration in Korean studies and have not yet advanced to PhD candidacy by the award deadline.

Application Materials

  • Application Form (pdf, 373.5kb)
  • Transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal statement discussing the applicant's motivations and goals in pursuing Korean Studies (750 words max)
  • Letter of recommendation from a faculty member, attesting to the applicant's academic excellence and commitment to Korean studies

Special Note

Awards may affect undergraduate financial aid packages. Consult with the Financial Aid Office before applying if you are receiving financial aid.

Send all application materials to:

Program Coordinator
Center for Korean Studies
Binghamton University
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
E-mail: cks@binghamton.edu

Last Updated: 4/26/21