Due February 18, 2021

 Through a generous donation from POSCO America, the Asian Studies Center has established a new POSCO Scholars program in Korean Studies. Students may apply for POSCO funds up to $1000 to help support research in Korean Studies, Korean language acquisition, or study abroad to Korea during the summer.


  • Applicant must be a Pitt graduate student enrolled in the Asian Studies Certificate
  • Applicant must be have a demonstrated record in Korean Studies

  Applications must include:


  • Official transcripts (send directly to the Asian Studies Center)
  • Three letters of recommendation, with a preference for one from a language instructor
  • A written statement (five pages double spaced maximum) summarizing academic goals, career objectives,  research interests, and plans for use of the award


 Contact: Emily Rook-Koepsel
 rookkoepsel@pitt.edu, 412-648-7371

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