The Korea Institute, Harvard University announces the 2022 Student Grant and Fellowship Awards

May 24, 2022

The Korea Institute, Harvard University announces the 2022 Student Grant and Fellowship Awards

These Korea Institute undergraduate and graduate student awards are generously supported by the Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund, Sunshik Min Endowment for the Advancement of Korean Literature Fund, Modern Korean Economy and Society (Sanhak) Endowment Fund, SBS Endowment Fund, SBS Foundation Research Fund, LG Yonam Fund and anonymous donors at the Korea Institute, Harvard University.

For summer 2022, the Harvard Summer School Program in Korea and the Korea Summer Internship Program for undergraduates were cancelled due to Covid-19 considerations. The undergraduate summer research grant was awarded for remote research. Graduate students were able to travel to Korea.

Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Research Grants (Remote Research for summer 2022)
Esther Kim ’23, Government/ EAS “The Influence of Liberal Religious Advocacy in Shaping American, South Korean, and Chinese Human Rights Policy towards North Korea”

Korea Institute Undergraduate Research Assistantships
Irene Ju, ’24, Classical Language & Literature/Linguistics, Working on Prof. Hi-Sun Kim’s Language Transcription for the Korean Language Program project
Joshua Park, ’24, History and East Asian Studies, Working on Prof. John Park’s Database of North Korean Cyber Operations

Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Language Study Grants to Ewha University (EISC) Tuition Waiver
Autumn Dorsey,’24, Government & Molecular/Cellular Biology, Ewha Womans University

Korea Institute Scholarship to Attend Seoul National University- International Summer Program (SNU-ISP) Tuition Waiver
Aqib Zakaria, ’24, Government, Seoul National University

Korea Institute Graduate Summer Research Travel Fellowships
Suna Cha, G1, RSEA, “Kim Hyang-an: A Pivotal Female Figure in the Modern Korean Art World”
Gene Kim, G2, EALC-HEAL, “Mantle of Empire: Japanese and South Korean Pelagic Rivalry in the Pacific Ocean, 1945 1970s”
Soojin Kim, G2, Anthropology, “Dis-embodying Self: Deepfakes and Digital Morticians in South Korea”

Korea Institute Summer Language Study Grants for Graduate Students
Yingxue Wang, G3, HAA, Studying 4thYear Korean at University of Hawaii Summer Session (online)
Mei Mingxue Nan, G2, Comparative Lit, Studying 3d Year Korean at Sogang University's Korean Immersion Program
Mayako Liu, G2, RSEA, Studying advanced Korean at the Inter-University Center for Korean Language Studies at Sungkyunkwan University

Korea Institute Supplementary Dissertation Research Grants AY22-23
Isabel McWilliams, G4, HAA, “Buddhism and Arts of the Unified Silla Period”

Korea Institute Conference Attendance Grants- Graduate
Hannah Baek, G3, RSEA, Association for Asian Studies Conference, Honolulu, HI 
Yoojung Chun, G1, English, 8th annual Bread Loaf Translators' Conference, hosted by Middlebury College, Ripton, VT