[KS] Pre-modern Literature Graduate Scholarship

James B. Lewis jay.lewis at orinst.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 3 17:42:20 EST 2015

Oxford-Wolfson Min Sunshik Graduate Scholarship

Wolfson College and the International Communication Foundation are 
offering a fully funded graduate scholarship at the University of Oxford 
from the beginning of the academic year 2016-2017 for a student 
undertaking a DPhil course in Korean Literature. This scholarship is 
part-funded by the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Matched Fund.

Applicants proposing to work on pre-modern Korean literature are 
strongly encouraged to apply. We are seeking scholars who intend to 
pursue careers dedicated to relating Korean Literature to World 
Literature through the translation and interpretation of classical 
Korean Literature. The successful applicant will also be expected to 
participate in activities of the Life-Writing Research Cluster at 
Wolfson College working on biography, autobiography, memories, and other 
media that focus on the life and works of writers

Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates who are 
applying for entry to the Faculty of Oriental Studies to commence DPhil 
research in the field of Korean Literature in October 2016. The 
scholarship is only tenable at Wolfson College. The Scholarship is open 
to any nationality and awarded on the basis of academic merit and 

The Scholarship is fully funded for Home/EU and Overseas candidates: 
tuition fees, college fees and a living stipend to the equivalent of the 
UK Research Council rate (£14,057 for 2015-16). The successful scholar 
will become a member of Wolfson College.

Applicants, whether internal or external, should apply to the University 
under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2016-17. The 
University’s application procedures are described at 
Applications should normally be made on-line 
(www.graduate.ox.ac.uk/applyonline). The final deadline for applications 
is 22 January 2016.

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