KRC Scholarships

Research Scholarships for Korean Studies Students in 2023

1. AKS-KRC PhD Scholarship

KRC offers a PhD maintenance scholarship of $32,250 per annum for 3.5 years. The scholarship includes a tuition fee scholarship offered by Curtin University School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry. This scholarship is awarded to one high achieving international student this year. This scholarship is funded from AKS Core grant AKS-2022-OLU-225005.

Applications for this scholarship have now closed.

Congratulations to Michelle Correa for being selected for this scholarship.

2. AKS-KRC Honours/Masters Scholarships (2 x $5,000 per annum, 1 x semester scholarship $2,500)

This scholarship is awarded to current Korean Studies Honours and Masters students at Curtin University of good academic standing to support Honours dissertation research on a topic focusing on Korea and utilising Social Sciences and Humanities research methods. Students must be currently enrolled in dissertation units to apply.

How to apply:

1) Submit a dissertation proposal of no more than 5 pages addressing the following:

a. Dissertation title and summary

b. Your research proposal including proposed research methods, chapter plan, research significance.

c. Proposed budgets and how you propose to use the funding to support your research goals.

2) In no more than 300 words, outline how research skills gained as part of your KRC-affiliated Honours program will fit into your future career plans.

The deadline for all applications is 15th April 2023. Submit your applications to by the deadline. Late applications will not be accepted.

These scholarships are supported by the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2022-OLU-225005).

Applications for 2023 have now closed.

Previous Recipients from 2022

Sophia Ammali / Undergraduate student internship scholarship ($3,000)

Anisha Goodridge / Korean Studies Honours Student Scholarship ($3,000)

Liam Love-Cooper / Korean Studies Writing Competition Scholarship ($1,000)

Catherine Taylor / Korean Studies Writing Competition Scholarship ($1,000)

Olivia Davies / Korean Studies Writing Competition Scholarship ($1,000)

Tahnee Sin / Korean Studies Writing Competition Scholarship ($1,000)

Rosemary Prijanto / Korean Studies Writing Competition Scholarship ($1,000)