Apply for the POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program – Honolulu, USA

Apply for the POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program – Honolulu, USA

Deadline: December 31, 2015

Applications are invited for the POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Program, endowed by POSCO, is intended to promote research activities on Korean topics at the East-West Center. In particular, the POSCO Fellowship Program is intended to generate constructive and informative research in four important areas:

  • Issues concerning the two Koreas and Northeast Asia;
  • Security issues involving Korea and Northeast Asia;
  • Economic and social issues in Korea;
  • Political development in South Korea.

POSCO visiting fellows are in residence at the East-West Center for one to two months and undertake research and writing on an agreed topic. They are required to give one seminar, prepare a high quality paper to be submitted for publication, and join in East-West Center activities.  The Fellow may also be asked to participate in local outreach and public diplomacy activities.  Proposals for cost-shared fellowships are welcomed.


Fellows are provided with a stipend and round trip economy airfare between their home base and Honolulu.


  • Open to outstanding scholars and policy makers.

Application Process

Submit the following to complete application.

  • Application form;
  • A cover letter indicating the research theme or project for which the applicant is applying;
  • Curriculum vitae (For security purposes, please do not include any personal information–e.g., birthdate, social security numbers, and/or passport number. In addition, your CV may be circulated among EWC staff.);
  • Names of three referees, including full name, title, address, telephone and fax number, and email address;
  • Research proposal (3 to 5 pages).
  • Applications should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to:

Denny Roy
Coordinator of POSCO Visiting Fellowships
East-West Center
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96848-1601

For more information, visit POSCO Visiting Fellowship.