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Scholarship 2019 Korean Literature Workshop for Doctoral Students (2nd Call)

at Korea Foundation in Korea

Call for Applications
The Korea Foundation is pleased to invite foreign students who are currently undertaking their PhD coursework or are in the process of writing their dissertations on topics related to Korean literature. The 2019 Korean Literature Workshop for Doctoral Students is designed to reinforce the presence of Korean studies abroad, especially in the field of Korean literature, by providing doctoral students with opportunities to learn more about the latest research trends and findings, receive guidance on dissertation writing, and visit literary sites in Jeju.

Program Overview
- Keynote lecture
- Introduction of literature-related issues and trends in and outside of Korea
- Presentations of participants' theses/research work
- Guidance on dissertation preparation
- Network building of doctoral candidates and professors of Korean literature
- Visit to Jeju for literary and/or cultural activities

Workshop Period and Place
July 7-13, 2019 / Seoul and Jeju

Number of Participants
- Up to 30 PhD students who are registered at overseas universities
(Including up to 5 PhD students who are registered at universities in Korea)

Program Qualifications
Doctoral students who fulfill the following criteria:
- Currently undertaking doctoral coursework at a university on a subject related to Korean literature; and
- Able to deliver a presentation on their thesis project in Korean or English; and
- Able to understand lectures delivered in Korean; and
- Hold foreign nationality (Korean nationals undertaking doctoral coursework at overseas universities with permanent residency status where he/she pursues their degrees are also eligible.)
※ Depending on the number of qualified applicants, the Korea Foundation reserves the right to grant priority to students in the process of writing their doctoral dissertations.

Details of Support
- (For overseas participants only) Economy-class round-trip airfare to Korea
- (For domestic participants who live outside of Seoul only) Round-trip train or bus fare to Seoul
- (All participants) Accommodation and meals during the workshop period

Program Schedule
- Application Period: March 15, 2019 12 p.m. to April 5, 2019 6 p.m. (KST)
- Notification of Results: April 12, 2019
※ Please note that the notification date is subject to change without prior notice. Applicants will be notified about the result individually via email.

How to Apply
- Applications should be submitted via the KF Online Application Portal (http://apply.kf.or.kr).
- Please click on the “Apply” button at the bottom of this program announcement and complete the online application form. Please note that before applying, you must first register as a member.
※ Required Documents: Completed application form, Curriculum vitae, Proof of enrollment in a PhD program, Letter of reference from a doctoral advisor

- IT Helpdesk: helpdesk@kf.or.kr
- Korean Studies Department: eunjilee@kf.or.kr

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