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Seonam Foundation Fellowship Program

2000 Seonam Foundation


The Seonam Foundation is a non-profit organization to promote the public good by sponsoring academic research, scholarship, childcare and operation of art exhibition facilities. The Foundation provides grants to academic research projects in humanities and social sciences related to East Asia. The results of these projects are being published in a book series, entitled The Seonam Tongyang Series of Academic Research on East Asia.


A monthly stipend of 1,500,000 Korean won per month. The Foundation provides international air fare (economy class) for round-trip between the airport nearest to the fellow's residence and Seoul. Traveler's insurance is also covered during the grant period. The grant period is from 3 to 12 months starting on September, every year.


1. Must be under forty years old.
2. Must be a doctoral candidate, a university instructor, or a researcher at research institutes. A doctoral candidate must have completed all academic requirements except his/her dissertation.
3. Must be proficient in Korean.
4. Candidates who are receiving support from other programs administered by
other foundations are not eligible to receive this fellowship at the same time.


March 31, 2000. All necessary documents, including completed application form, are to be submitted by this date.


For a copy of the application come by 1252 Murphy Hall, UCLA

1. Application form fully completed.
2. Additional materials required:
a. Research proposal (included in the completed application form).
b. Curriculum vitae (included in the completed application form).
c. Evidence of current employment or enrollment at an institution.
d. Certificate of most recent academic degree.
e. A copy of resident registration card or identification card .

For complete guideline and application information please contact:

Seonam Foundation
17FL TYSEC Bldg., 23-8 Yoido-dong,
Youngdeungpo-gu, Seoul 150-707,
Tel: 822-3770-3850
Fax: 822-3770-3860

Source of announcement: Information in this announcement was provided by the UCLA Graduate Division.

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