The James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies is pleased to announce the Undergraduate Fellow Award, aimed at students who are involved in the study of Korea and interested in active participation in the university’s Korean Studies program. The Kim Program will recruit up to five (5) Undergraduate Fellows for the 2020–2021 academic year. Fellows will be selected on the basis of academic merits and demonstrated interest in Korean Studies.
Undergraduate Fellow benefits include:
• Scholarship of $1,000 (disbursed in April 2021) upon fulfilling all requirements as outlined below
• Invitations to meetings with guest speakers for the Korean Studies Colloquium
• Mentoring opportunity by Kim Program-affiliated faculty on Korean Studies-related research projects
Undergraduate Fellows are expected to:
• Complete (for credit) at least one non-language Korean Studies course per semester, subject to approval by the Kim Program
• Present a research outcome in the Kim Program Undergraduate Research Symposium
• Help the Kim Program plan and organize events related to Korea
• Attend monthly meetings with the director
If the fellow fails to complete the requirements of the award, the Kim Program maintains the right to annul the award.
To apply, please email the following material to firstname.lastname@example.org as a single PDF by Feb. 28, 2020:
• Cover letter
• Unofficial transcript
• One faculty letter of recommendation