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Korean Studies

Provides selected research resources in the area of Korean Studies, with a particular focus on social sciences and humanities resources.

Asia Library Travel Grants

 

 

Asia Library Travel Grants

The Nam Center for Korean Studies will award two grants on a competitive basis to help defray the cost of travel, lodging, meals, and photo-duplication for scholars of Korea at other institutions who wish to utilize the collection at the University of Michigan Asia Library. The grants will be paid as reimbursements of expenses in compliance with the University and International Institute's travel guidelines. Candidates must secure approval prior to travel.

The Asia Library collection includes over 820,000 volumes in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Further information about the library is available at http://www.lib.umich.edu/asia-library or by contacting Yunah Sung, Korean Studies Librarian, at yunahs@umich.edu.  

Eligibility

Scholars (faculty and advanced graduate students) of Korea at other institutions who wish to utilize the collection at the University of Michigan Asia Library between February and August.

Amount

Up to $700 per trip.

Deadline

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Application Procedures

Applicants must submit the following by email to ncks.info@umich.edu:

·         An application letter

·         A brief statement (not to exceed 250 words) describing their research and the need to use the Asia Library collection

·         A list of sources they would like to access (applicants must check availability of these sources in the Library's online catalog, Mirlyn, before submitting applications)

·         A current curriculum vita

·         An estimated budget and proposed travel dates

Application Information

NCKS site - http://www.ii.umich.edu/ncks/visiting-scholars/asia-library-travel-grants.html

Contact:

Do-Hee Morsman

Administrator

Nam Center for Korean Studies

University of Michigan

1080 S. University Ave., Suite 4661

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106

Tel . 734.764.1825  Fax. 734.764.2252