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Research Fellowships at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in South Korea, 2019

The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is inviting applications for MMCA International Research Fellowships. This program is open to museum professionals including curators, conservators, and educators.

This research program aims to provide a sustainable platform for initiating dialogues and for developing a comprehensive network of museum professionals.

This program was initiated as a part of the Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Project supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea.

Applicants must know the good use of the English language. The Korean language course is mandatory during the program.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing a research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded for individual research in link with Korean modern and contemporary art.

Scholarship Award:

Round-trip airfare: Round-trip airfare (economy class) from the airport near the participant’s place of residence to Seoul, Korea.

Accommodation provided: An individual studio unit inside the university campus will be given. Utility fees are not included.

Monthly living expense: 900,000 Korean won per month is provided to cover food, transportation, taxes, public utilities, entrance fees, etc.

Living expense is deposited directly to the participant’s Korean bank account at the end of every month. Besides the monthly allowance, no additional financial support is given by the host institution.

Korean language course fee: All participants are obliged to take the Korean language course for 200 hours as a part of the program

Traveler’s insurance fees: A standard insurance coverage will be provided by the host institution.  Detailed information will be provided upon the participant’s entry to Korea. Any supplementary insurance coverage can be arranged and covered by participants.

Scholarship can be taken in Korea

Eligibility:

  • Individuals who work in related fields of contemporary art such as museum professionals, curators, art historians, critics, conservators, educators, etc.
  • Citizen of the following regions: Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central and South America (Applicants from other regions than those mentioned above will not be considered).
  • Aged between 25 and 45
  • Good use of the English language
  • Individuals who have high interest in cultural exchange

Nationality: Citizen of the following regions: Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central, and South America are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

English Language Requirement: Applicants must know the good use of the English language. The Korean language course is mandatory during the program.

Research Scholarships

How to Apply: The application should be submitted via post.

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Photocopy of degree certificate(s)
  • A copy of the passport
  • Recommendation letter(s)at least 1 letter required

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 15, 2019.

Scholarship Link

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