Korea Foundation Dissertation Field Research Fellowships

Application deadline: July 1, 2016 – August 31, 2016

For the purpose of promoting research in Korean studies abroad, the KF Fellowship for Field Research has been established to provide eminent Korean studies scholars abroad and experts in relevant fields with the opportunity to conduct onsite field research in Korea and access to resource materials.

The field research period should be between March 2017 and February 2018, and begin before November 30th, 2017.


Eligible applicants are researchers of Korean studies or Korea-related areas in the field of humanities, social sciences, culture and arts outside of Korea who apply to one of the following criteria:

  1. Doctoral candidate who has completed his/her requisite coursework and is in the process of writing his/her doctoral dissertation
  2. Lecturer or researcher with over 5 years and less than 10 years of experience in teaching or research at a university or research institute

For more information on terms and details of program support, see: http://apply.kf.or.kr/cmm/mainpdf.nk?id=en

Apply through the KF Online Application System: http://apply.kf.or.kr