Approximately 26 Berlin Prizes are conferred annually.
Past recipients have included historians, economists, poets and novelists, journalists, legal scholars, anthropologists, musicologists, and public policy experts, among others.
The aim of Korean Studies Grant is to deepen the world's understanding of Korea by supporting academic activities that will help spread Korean studies and nurture talented scholars of Korean studies. Application and the required documents should be sent by both e-mail and post.
An e-mailed application without a hard copy will not be accepted.
The program is directed to applicants from the USA, Great Britain, France and the former Soviet Union.
Applicants should be working on research projects that require a 12-month stay in Berlin.
Fellowships are typically awarded for an academic semester or, on occasion, for an entire academic year.The maximum age is 35 for postdocs and 25 years for undergraduates. The scholarship will begin on October 1, 2013 and end on September 30, 2014.Our foundation was established by the Parliament of Berlin in 1994 as a late sign of gratitude to the Allied Forces who occupied, befriended, and protected Berlin and its citizens for almost fifty years after the end of World War Two.Joint applications submitted by a student and post-doctoral scholar or faculty member are highly encouraged, but individual applications are welcome.The program will provide awards of up to ,000 and is funded from the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through a grant by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.During their twelve month stay in Berlin, grant winners will not only be offered the opportunity to experience their disciplines from an international perspective, but they will also be encouraged to learn more about the people and culture of Berlin.