2018 POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program for International Applicants at East-West Center in USA

2018 POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program for International Applicants at East-West Center in USA


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.

Level: Fellowship is available to undertake researchand writing on an agreed topic.

Field(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.


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Deadline: December 31, 2017

Funded By: POSCO

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program is targeted for International applicants

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ No. of awards: Each year, the East-West Center invites four to six visiting fellows.

‣ Scholarship Tenure : POSCO visiting fellows are in residence at the East-West Center for one to two months from  March 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019 and undertake research and writing on an agreed topic.

Value of Scholarship : 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.

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.

Eligibility

‣ The  POSCO Visiting Fellowship 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 Application Method

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;  your CV may be circulated among EWC staff)
  • Names of three referees, including full name, title, address, telephone and fax numbers, and email address
  • Research proposal (3 to 5 pages), which should do the following:
  1. Set out the issue or issues of the proposed investigation
  2. Describe the research method
  3. State the relationship of the proposed study to ongoing work in the area
  4. Explain how the proposed study can advance regional development and cooperation
  5. Propose the duration of fellowship required, the expected time that the applicant can be in residence at the East-West Center
  6. Describe the anticipated publication product

Applicants who can provide some of the cost of the fellowship should indicate what costs they are able to cover. 

Applications should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to:
Denny Roy
Coordinator of POSCO Visiting Fellowships
East-West Center
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawaii  96848-1601
USA

Applicants who can provide some of the cost of the fellowship should indicate what costs they are able to cover. 

Applications should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to:
Denny Roy
Coordinator of POSCO Visiting Fellowships
East-West Center
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawaii  96848-1601
USA

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on December 31, 2017

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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