July 30 - August 10, 2018 | East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

ASDP Infusing Institute

Infusing Korean Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum

How To Apply

Applications are welcome from both full-time and adjunct faculty from two- and four-year higher education institutions in the United States.  Applications from institutional teams of two to three people will be accorded special consideration. Individual applicants should stress in their narratives how participation will contribute to advancing Korean studies initiatives at their home institutions.


Stipend:  Participants will receive $400 to help defray travel costs, in addition to receiving lodging in the East-West Center’s faculty guesthouse, Lincoln Hall. A stipend check will be disbursed on the first day of the Institute.


Application Deadline:  March 15, 2018


Application Process:  Please use the application form, available below, to submit your application. All applicants should include:

  • a current CV.
  • and a statement of purpose that addresses why you want to participate in the program and that outlines the expected curricular and institutional impacts of doing so.
  • Team applications should include a brief description of current Korean studies offerings (if any) and a statement of institutional commitment to the programmatic development of undergraduate Korean studies.
  • a letter of support from an appropriate administrator (department chair, dean, etc.). Enter the email address of your reference into the application portal, and your reference will receive an email with a link to upload a reference letter. Be sure to have your referrer whitelist submittable.com or check their spam folder to ensure they receive your reference request.


Application Submission:  All application documents must be submitted electronically. Submit your application here by creating a Submittable account, a secure online application portal, or logging in. Email or postal mail submissions will not be accepted.


Application Form (PDF) (WORD)