Workshop and Conference Support
The program provides support for academic workshops and conferences on Korea-related subjects. The following are allowable costs: honorarium, travel expenses, accommodations, proceedings publication, conference venue rental fee, and miscellaneous expenses.
a. Researchers affiliated with education and research institution outside Korea.
b. Those who have failed to submit a final report or got an unsatisfactory evaluation from the Academy of Korean Studies, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, the National Research Foundation of Korea, the Korea Foundation, or other related funding institutions are not eligible.
c. Previous awardees who failed to use the grant to implement the approved project are not eligible.
3. Grant Administration
a. Grant payment date: The funds will be remitted within one month after receipt of the agreement. Korean Studies Grant is exempted from overhead costs.
b. Termination and return of grants. Grants can be terminated or recovered in whole or in part for any of the following reasons:
i. Grantee fails to comply with original purpose in spending the grant.
ii. Grantee fails to observe to AKS Grant Handling Regulations.
iii. Grantee intentionally provides inaccurate information in the application.
iv. Grantee fails to submit the interim or final report.
v. Grantee intentionally submits inaccurate reports.
a. Grant reports:
Project reports, financial statements issued by the university, and five copies of publications (proceedings) must be submitted within two months after the completion of the conference or other event. If the grant is not managed by the university, submission of original receipts is required. Grantees are required to submit an abstract in Korean or English if publications are not written in Korean or English.
b. Grantees’ publications (proceedings and books) must include the following statement:
i. For a Korean publication: “이 학술회의는 2010년도 한국학중앙연구원의 지원에 의하여 수행되었음 (AKS-2010-C-000)”
ii. For an English publication: “This conference was supported by the Academy of Korean Studies Grant (AKS-2010-C-000)”
* Note: The designation 000 will refer to the individual grant number.
Copyright of materials resulting from this grant will be retained by the author(s). Nevertheless, the Academy of Korean Studies and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST) can use the project’s results in online and printed publications for nonprofit and academic purposes without permission of project director(s) or author(s).
5. Evaluation of Results
Project results are evaluated by the Committee for Overseas Korean Studies. The project is graded according to four standards: A “Excellent,” B “Good,” C “Below Average,” and D “Failure.” If a grantee gets a “C” grade, he or she is ineligible to apply for the Korean Studies Grant for three years. Grantees who receive a “D” are ineligible to apply for the Korean Studies Grant for five years.
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