National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art International Research Fellowships open for applications for the year 2016. This research program aims to provide a sustainable platform for initiating dialogues and for developing a comprehensive network among museum professionals.
Applicants of Asia, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central and South America are eligible for the fellowship. Applicants must know good use of English language. Korean language course is mandatory during program.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing research program.
Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded for individual research in link with Korean modern and contemporary art.
Scholarship Award:

  • Round-trip airfare (economy class) from the airport near the participant’s place of residence to Seoul, Korea.
  • Accommodation provided: An individual studio unit inside the university campus will be given. Utility fees are not included.
  • Monthly living expense900,000 Korean won per month is provided to cover food, transportation, taxes, public utilities, entrance fees, etc.
    Living expense is deposited directly to the participant’s Korean bank account at the end of every month. Beside the monthly allowance, no additional financial support is given by the host institution.
  • Korean language
    course fee
    All participants are obliged to take the Korean language course for 200 hours as a part of the program
  • Travelers insurance feesA standard insurance coverage will be provided by the host institution.
  • Detailed information will be provided upon participant’s entry to Korea.
    Any supplementary insurance coverage can be arranged and covered by participants
    Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this fellowship:
    -Individuals who work in related fields of contemporary art such as museum professionals, curators, art historians, critics, conservators, educators, etc.
    -Citizen of the following regions: Asia, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central and South America
    -Applicants from other regions than those mentioned above will not be considered.
    -Aged between 25 and 45
    -Good use of English language
    -Individuals who have high interest in cultural exchange
    Nationality: Citizen of Asia, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central and South America will be considered.

How to Apply
The application should be submitted via post.
Supporting Material: In addition to the application for the scholarship, the applicant must submit the following documents:-
-Application form
-Photocopy of degree certificate(s)
-A copy of passport
-Recommendation letter(s) * at least 1 letter required.
Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 15th April, 2016. The result of the final selection will be informed individually in mid May.
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