Yearly, from the start of March to the end of February of the next year, the East-West Center hosts 4 to 6 POSCO Visiting Fellows. Partakers are expected to give one seminar, prepare a great-quality paper to be submitted for publication, and join in East-West Center activities. Participants can also be required to partake in local outreach and public diplomacy events. Proposals for cost-shared fellowships are welcomed.
POSCO is determined to promote research activities on Korean topics at the East-West Center. The program invites exceptional scholars and policymakers to engage in policy-relevant, modern research on political issues, security issues, and economic issues in Northeast Asia, as regarding Korea. The fellows undertake research and writing on an approved topic and are all in residence at the East-West Center.
Under the agreement by Korea Foundation grant, the fellows are expected to prepare a good paper addressing a matter in one of the four significant areas or as developed in the fellowship proposal for publication in an academic journal or in book format. POSCO Visiting Fellows usually provide a presentation on their research activities and findings at a center-wide seminar at the conclusion of the fellowship.
Partakers are expected to give one seminar.
Create a good-quality paper to be submitted for publication.
Join in East-West Center activities.
They may also be required to partake in local outreach and public diplomacy activities.
Proposals for cost-shared fellowships are welcomed.
How to Apply
To avail POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program, please follow the guidelines below:
Fill out the application form here.
Submit a cover letter displaying the research theme or project for which the candidate is applying for.
Provide your Curriculum Vitae, which may be dispersed among East-West Center staff (For security reasons). Please do not add any personal detail e.g., birthdate, social security numbers, and/or passport number.
Provide the names of 3 referees, and their full name, title, postal address, telephone, and fax numbers, and email address.
Provide your 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.
Elucidate how the presented study can advance regional development and cooperation
Project the duration of the fellowship, the predicted time that the candidate can be in residence at the East-West Center.
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