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POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program for International applicants in USA, 2019-2020

POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program for International applicants in USA, 2023

The East-West Center is proud to announce the POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program for international applicants in the USA . This visiting fellowship is available for outstanding scholars and policymakers.

The POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program is intended to promote research activities on Korean topics at the East-West Center.

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Wonderful opportunity for international students with a fee remission.

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Application Deadline: December 31, 2022

Brief Description

  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to undertake research and writing on an agreed topic.
  • Study Subject: Fellows will spend one or two months each carrying out policy-related research on contemporary issues in Korean studies. In particular, the POSCO Fellowship Program is intended to generate constructive and informative research in four important areas: (1) issues concerning the two Koreas and Northeast Asia; (2) security issues involving Korea and Northeast Asia; (3) economic and social issues in Korea; and (4) political development in South Korea.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Nationality: International applicants
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA


  • Eligible Countries: International applicants can apply for these fellowships.
  • Entrance Requirements: The Program invites outstanding scholars and policymakers to engage in policy-relevant, contemporary research on political, security, and economic issues in Northeast Asia, as they relate to Korea.
  • They are required to give one seminar, prepare a high-quality paper to be submitted for publication, and join in East-West Center activities.
  • Fellows may also be asked to participate in local outreach and public diplomacy activities.

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How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants must submit the following to be considered for a fellowship:
  • Application form and should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to:
    Denny Roy Coordinator of POSCO Visiting Fellowships East-West Center 1601 East-West Road
    Honolulu, Hawaii  96848-1601
  • USAA cover letter indicating the research theme or project
  • Curriculum vitae, which may be circulated among East-West Center staff
  • Names of three referees, including full name, title, postal address, telephone and fax numbers, and email address
  • Research proposal (3 to 5 pages), which should do the following:
  • Set out the issue or issues of the proposed investigation
  • Describe the research method
  • State the relationship of the proposed study to ongoing work in the area
  • Explain how the proposed study can advance regional development and cooperation
  • Propose the duration of fellowship required, the expected time that the applicant can be in residence at the East-West Center
  • Describe the anticipated publication product
  • Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.


Fellows are provided with a stipend and round-trip economy airfare between their home base and Honolulu.

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