International scholar exchange fellowship 2013-2014---Korea Foundation for advanced studies

The purpose of the International Scholar Exchange Fellowship is to enhance international exchange and cooperation in order to promote academic advancement and mutual understanding among various cultural groups. To this end, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies supports academically qualified scholars who wish to conduct advanced research at leading universities or research institutions in Korea.

 I. Fields of Research

· Humanities and social sciences

· Energy related fields: petrochemical engineering and related fields

· Information science and technology: electrical engineering, telecommunications,

  computer science and related fields

· Life sciences

II. Eligibility

· University faculty members and institution researchers from Asian Countries

· Those who are 50 years of age or younger, as of submission deadline

· Those who have a doctoral degree

III. Application Materials

· Application form (online application)

· Statement of proposed activity

· Three letters of recommendation

· Certificate of employment

· Typical research performance: 2 books, or 2 research papers, or 1 book and 1

  research paper

IV. Schedule

· Application deadline: February 25, 2013

· Announcement of results: March 30, 2013

V. Details of Financial Support

· Research expenses

  - More than 2,500,000 won per month (approximately USD 2,300)

   (Amount of research stipend will vary according to academic qualification and

   experiences, up to 3,500,000 won per month)

- 1,000,000 won after successfully submitting the final research paper at the end

    of the fellowship period

· Initial settlement support: 1,000,000 won (one-time payment)

· Round trip airfare

· Medical insurance

  - National health insurance upon request

  - Accident insurance

VI. Enquiries: Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies

678-39, Yoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-915,Korea

Tel:82-2-557-5681 Fax:82-2-557-5684



Ask Foreign Affairs Office for more information and pamphlets at Room 501 in Guiqin Building.