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The Australian National University

MA Scholarship in Korean Studies

The ANU Korea Institute in the College of Asia and the Pacific invites applications for a Master of Arts scholarship for 2014 commencement based on funding from the Academy of Korean Studies.

Scholarship name:MA Scholarship in Transnational Humanities in Korean Studies
Grant amount:A$23,000 per annum, tax-free, paid in fortnightly instalments
Duration:Two years full-time, comprising a year of coursework and a one-year research project (thesis)
Number of scholarships:1
Application deadline:28 February 2014
Commence by:1 August 2014

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Successful applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • an outstanding academic record and a minimum academic qualification equivalent to a Bachelor degree;
  • interest in undertaking a field of study in Korean history, literature, linguistics, ethnomusicology, religion, politics, gender studies, or cultural studies;
  • excellent academic writing skills in English;
  • at least a preliminary level of training in Korean language sufficient for supporting reading knowledge

Application procedure

Interested candidates should submit a complete application packet electronically by the closing date to A complete application packet will include: a completed application form, a research proposal that indicates a familiarity with the research area and outlines your approach to the MA research topic (up to 5 pages including bibliography), a recent CV and a list of three referees. Letters of reference should be submitted by the referee to by the closing date.

Visit the ANU Korea Institute website at for more information. For further inquiries on the MA scholarship program, please contact Professor Hyaeweol Choi, Director of the Korea Institute at

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