Pony Chung Fellowship, Research Institute of Korean Studies, Korea University

The Research Institute of Korean Studies (RIKS) at Korea University, with support from the Pony Chung Foundation, established the ‘Pony Chung Fellowship’ for Young Korean Studies Scholars. The goal of this program is to provide young international scholars in the field of Korean Studies with financial support, a suitable research infrastructure, as well as a platform in which to share ideas and research outcomes with others in the field. These components will help scholars develop their topics and expand their research, thereby contributing to the overall development and globalization of Korean Studies. Prospective participants are invited to submit an application.

Korea University


  • Researchers of non-Korean nationality who have received their PhD in the field of Korean Studies
  • The sphere of Korean Studies includes humanities and social sciences, as well comparative international research with a focus on Korean Studies
  • Korean citizens who hold dual citizenship are eligible to apply
  • Scholars of South Korean nationality are encouraged to apply to the ‘Pony Chung Scholarship Grant’ (http://www.ponychung.org)
  • Applicants must have received their doctoral degree within 5 years of the start of funding (Some exceptions may apply)
  • Applicants who have concrete plans to publish their research findings through a foreign university press within 3 years of the start of funding are given precedence


  • Number of Appointments: 2
  • Duration of Funding: March 2018 – February 2019 (or September 2018 – August 2019)


  • Pony Chung Research Funding: Up to KRW 50,000,000 (USD 44,000) / year -tax and airfare included
  • Publication Funding: KRW 10,000,000 (USD 8,800) -paid after it is published
  • Appointed as a research professor by the president of Korea University
  • Shared office space will be provided at the Research Institute of Korean Studies (RIKS)
  • Assistance in making arrangements to live in Korea University dormitory

Submission Deadline: June 30, 2017

Research Planning Department
Research Institute of Korean Studies, Korea University
Telephone: +82-2-3290-2494 / Email: riks_edu@korea.ac.kr

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