Application Deadlines for 2017 Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea are Coming Up!

January 11, 2017
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Application Deadlines for 2017 Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea are Coming Up!

Harvard Summer School in Korea Program Application-- is due Thursday, January 26, 2017  (an online application via the Harvard Summer School Website):  https://www.summer.harvard.edu/study-abroad/seoul-south-korea  Dates for the Program are: Mon June 19-Sat Aug 12, 2017 (8 weeks).
The themes for this summer will be a Korean cinema course which explores modern Korean culture and history through Korea’s groundbreaking cinema and learning Korean language. Guidance for the budget for this program is on the Harvard Summer School webpage listed under “COST” and then "Student Budget" towards the bottom of that webpage. Check out the attached HSS in Seoul Program poster & the 2017 Suggested Budget also at the bottom of this page.  Don't forget to look into OCS Summer Funding for the Harvard Summer School Program at: http://www.ocs.fas.harvard.edu/students/summer_international_experience.htm ,as well as, apply for a KI Scholarship for Harvard Summer School-Korea. Please see: http://korea.fas.harvard.edu/korea-institute-scholarships-harvard-summer-school-korea-program-undergraduate for more info and the application process. Due Jan 26, 2017. You may apply for (and possibly receive) both the OCS Summer Funding AND a KI Scholarship for the HSS in Korea Program.

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Summer Internship Program in Korea (8 Weeks) for a few Harvard undergraduates is due-- Monday Feb. 6, 2017
Full details at: http://korea.fas.harvard.edu/harvard-college-korea-summer-internship-program-undergraduate  In addition to the CARAT application, the Korea Institute Internship Application must also be filled out and uploaded onto CARAT. This is found as an attachment on the Korea Institute Internship website. See just above for the website page.
HELP for the CARAT Budget part of the CARAT application for the Korea Summer 8 Week Internship Program: Estimated Cost:~$2000 for airfare,~$1,500 for living expenses, ~$0  for housing in dorm  (Write in COVERED BY PROGRAM) Total=$3500.00

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Summer Language Study Grants at Ewha (Tuition Waivers) for Harvard Undergraduates are due-- Monday, February 6, 2017
Full details at: http://korea.fas.harvard.edu/korea-institute-undergraduate-summer-language-study-grants-ewha-undergraduate
See the Ewha website http://summer.ewha.ac.kr/ for more details on the co-ed Ewha International Summer College Program & further info on costs. This Language Grant covers academic fees and tuition only. The Korea Institute (KI) will cover your economy non-refundable airfare. However, students are responsible for all dorm, meal & living expenses. One of the two recommendation letters should be from a language instructor utilizing the Korea Institute Summer Language Grants Instructor Reference found attached at the bottom of this page. The other letter of recommendation may be from your faculty advisor, a faculty member who knows you well, or your House Tutor.

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KI Scholarships to SNU ISI Program (Seoul National University-International Summer Institute) The application deadline is
due: Monday, February 6, 2017. This opportunity is only for Harvard undergraduates. In partnership with SNU ISI, the Korea Institute will award scholarships (full tuition waivers, dorm and airfare) for two Harvard undergraduates in any concentration to attend the SNU ISI Summer Session 2017. These scholarships will cover tuition and dormitory fees, which will be waived by SNU to the students selected under this program. The Korea Institute will provide round-trip airfare (economy class, non-refundable, up to $1800). Students are still responsible for meals and general living expenses. Seoul National University (SNU) is one of Korea’s foremost universities. For more information on the SNU International Summer Institute (ISI), please see: http://isi.snu.ac.kr/isi/main/main.jsp  Directions for this application process is found on the KI website, under the Students tab: http://korea.fas.harvard.edu/korea-institute-scholarship-attend-snu-international-summer-institute-snu-isi  Two faculty recommendations are required.

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Summer Research Travel Grants to Korea for Harvard undergraduates are due-- Monday, February 6, 2017
Full details at:  http://korea.fas.harvard.edu/korea-institute-summer-research-travel-grants-undergraduate Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Travel Grants are awarded to Harvard undergraduates in the humanities or social sciences to use in Korea for research and/or field work relating to a senior honors thesis in an area of Korean studies. Typically, the amount of the award is limited to the cost of travel in the research project. Undergraduate applicants must have at least two years of Korean language training or equivalent proficiency in the language.

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For more information on the various summer undergraduate programs and the application processes and what is required for each program, please see For Students Tab of the Korea Institute Website:  http://korea.fas.harvard.edu/for-students
You will need to access the CARAT online application system. https://apps2.registrar.fas.harvard.edu/carat/

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Don't Forget: Summer Funding from OCS (Office of Career Services)  Click here for deadlines, directions and the application process:http://www.ocs.fas.harvard.edu/students/summer_international_experience.htm

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KI Scholarship Funding for Harvard Summer School in Seoul Program is due: Jan. 26, 2017. The Korea Institute offers limited scholarships to undergraduate students who need additional financial assistance to attend the Harvard Summer School-Korea program. Students on financial aid are given priority. Awards are made in consultation with the Office of Career Services. This application is NOT done via CARAT and there is no 'official' form. Instead, please submit a budget sheet, along with a written statement of financial need (about a few paragraphs/one page). The budget sheet should include program cost, sources and amount of income, and an itemized budget. Please be very clear as to the final dollar amount you are requesting. The statement should describe why you/your family need this scholarship for you to attend this program. This statement is very important, as you will need to differentiate yourself/your needs from the other student applicants applying for the same scholarship. You may apply (and possibly receive) funding from both the Korea Institute and the Office of Career Services.  This KI Scholarship for HSS Application is due at same time as the HSS-Korea Program Application is due: Jan. 26, 2017. Email KI HSS Scholarship application it to cglover@fas.harvard.edu  Please see: http://korea.fas.harvard.edu/korea-institute-scholarships-harvard-summer-school-korea-program-undergraduate

 

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