Postgraduate Scholarship in Korean Studies at The University of Sydney

Applicants are invited to apply for a PhD scholarship in social sciences at The University of Sydney. Successful candidate will have funding to work and study for three years in Australia. The deadline for applying is November 23, 2018.

University of Sydney and Jae My Holdings Pty Ltd

This Scholarship aims to promote and encourage research in Korean Studies at the University of Sydney. The Scholarship is generously funded by Jae My Holdings Pty Ltd.

a. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Department of Korean Studies, School of Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of Korea Studies.

b. Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper), or a Master of Arts degree in Korean Studies, or equivalent, with a substantial research component. a. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the basis of: I. academic merit,

II. research proposal,

III. curriculum vitae,

IV. two academic referees' reports, and

V. a personal statement which demonstrates the applicant's strong research capability, how they will benefit from the Scholarship and their interest in the area of research.

b. Shortlisted applicants may be requested to attend an interview either in-person or by telephone/skype.

c. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the recommendation of the Selection Committee consisting of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, or their nominee and the Chair of the Department of Korean Studies. The Chair of the Selection Committee is the faculty Dean.

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $20,000 per annum for up to three years (fixed rate), subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible.

For further information on area of research, contact Associate Professor Ki-Sung Kwak. Phone: 61-2-9351-4490; For more information on this Scholarship please see theTerms and Conditions Click hereto apply for the Jae My Postgraduate Scholarship in Korean Studies. Please ensure you have pdf versions of the following documents to upload with your application: You will also need to provide the names and contact details of two academic referees and a personal statement.


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