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The UCLA Im Doctoral Student Fellowship

2015 Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Doctoral Student Fellowship

2015 UCLA Im Doctoral Student Fellowship

The UCLA Center for Korean Studies is pleased to offer the Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Doctoral Student Fellowship to support doctoral students’ study and research in Korean Christianity.
Candidates must follow the regular application process of the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. Admission is very competitive, for the Department is one of the largest such departments in the United States and focuses on the linguistic, literary, historical, and religious traditions of the entire Asian macro-region, and the Korean program is one of the most prestigious such programs in the world. See the department webpage for the application information:

Doctoral students who major in Korean Christianity need to study Korean Christianity and East Asian religions and a minor field: modern Korean history, or Korean literature and film studies, or Korean folklore and popular culture. In addition, they need to study the Korean and classical Chinese or Japanese language.

Fellowship for first three years: Annually guaranteed up to $20,000, which includes the tuition and fees plus stipend. Admitted doctoral students of the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures receive various fellowships, grants, and stipends including the language study grants and stipends, and have ample opportunities for TA. The recipient of the Im Fellowship can also apply for these and all other grants and programs. The Im Doctoral Fellowship can be renewed by an evaluation after the first three years.

Deadline of the Application: December 15, 2014

All applicants are required to submit a UCLA on-line application by the deadline, upload all supplemental materials to as well as mail your official transcripts and GRE scores to the department by December 15. See

For more information on application, feel free to contact Ms. Shan Shan Chi-Au, Student Affairs Officer for Graduate Studies:

For questions regarding the program, please contact Ms.Jenny Yoo, Assistant Director of the UCLA Center for Korean Studies: 

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013