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Summer in Korea Scholarship

The Summer in Korea Scholarship provides two annual awards to support travel to Korea to attend Yonsei International Summer School, on Yonsei University's main Shinchon campus in Seoul, Korea. For program dates and more information about the program, please go to the YISS website. Scholarship recipients must take at least one language course in addition to subject courses.

The scholarship will cover the application fee, full tuition, dormitory charges, and program fees for YISS. In addition, it will reimburse recipients' airfare up to $1,700.

Eligibility

Applicants must be a current University of Michigan undergraduate student. Preference will be given to students in Korean studies or a Korea-related discipline and who plan to write their senior thesis on Korea.

Application Due Date

February 15.

Required Application Materials

Applicants will need to fill out a form and provide a statement of purpose, resume, the contact information for a letter of recommendation and U-M transcripts.  Details for submission requirements for each item are available on the online application portal (see "To Apply" below)

To Apply
  1. Go to the International Institute Fellowships & Grants Portal.
  2. Use the Sign In or Register button on the top right and login with your uniqname and Kerberos password.
  3. To start and application, use the blue View Awards button to see the list of award applications available on this portal, and look for the NCKS Summer in Korea Scholarship.
  4. Use the Apply Now button to start an application.
    Applications do not need to be completed in a single sitting. When you return to the portal, you will see links to all of your current applications on your portal Home page.

Past Recipients of the Summer in Korea Scholarship

2013  |  Elise Huerta and Colin Sords

2014  |  Jie Ling Kuan and Sara Stearns

2015  |  Jamie Forgacs and Nicole Lococo

2016  |  Kendall Dumas, Kiersten Reinhold and Iris Fue

2017 | Noah Erikson and Jenny Lee

2018 | Hayla Alawi, Kristin Hoosang, and Le Yin Gan