application deadline for the fall 2008
is Friday, March 7, 2008.
application deadline for the spring/summer
2009 semester is Friday, September
The Center for Korean Studies furthers its mission
as an academic
and research institution by providing office
and administrative assistance to visiting scholars.
Each year, scholars from institutions and universities
throughout the world visit the Center for periods
ranging from three to twelve months.
These visitors, including students,
scholars, and government officials, representing
every discipline of Korean studies, are drawn
to the Center for access to research facilities.
The visitors, in turn, provide a valuable resource
for the Center's faculty, students, and the Hawai'i
community as a whole.
Application Procedures for
The Center welcomes applications from scholars
and community members seeking
to do research on Korea-related topics using
materials/academic exchange typically not available
at the scholar's or community member's home institution.
The Center makes its facilities available to
visiting scholars/associates by
providing shared office space and ensuring that
researchers have access to the collections of
the University of Hawai‘i's
Hamilton Library. The Center
does not provide financial assistance for visiting
scholars/associates. Our experience has shown
that visiting scholars/researchers who come to
Hawai'i to work with one of our faculty in a
field of study have a much higher rate of research
success and a more pleasant overall stay than
those who arrive without any prearranged contacts.
Please keep this in mind when you are making
research plans. Click here for
a list of our faculty and
their fields of study.
Researchers interested in applying to the Visiting
Scholar Program should address application materials to:
Director, Center for Korean Studies
Hawai`i at Manoa
1881 East-West Road
All application materials should be submitted in
A cover letter should be accompanied by the following
vitae or professional
the applicant's date and place of birth and a complete list of
more than 3–5
outlining the research that will be undertaken while in residence at the Center.
The proposal should include a statement of the objectives of the research, a
description of the methodology, and a bibliography. Specifically, it should also
include a description of the relevant academic and scholarly value of the proposal
as a Korean studies discipline, a realistic plan of how the project will be carried
out, and justification for research at the University of Hawai‘i–Center
for Korean Studies.
expertise in the area of the applicant's intended research.
the applicant's place of employment or financial institution. The statement must
show support of a minimum US$2,000 per month for each month of your stay.
application deadline for visiting scholars desiring
to do research during the
fall 2008 semester is Friday, March 7, 2008.
for the spring/summer
2009 semester is Friday, September 5, 2008.
Questions related to visiting scholar/associate
application procedures may be addressed to the Program Coordinator, Center for
Korean Studies, tel: (808) 956-2212, fax: (808) 956-2213, firstname.lastname@example.org.