The deadline for applying for Center for Korean Studies scholarships for the 2023–2024 academic year is February 2, 2024.
To apply, visit the University of Hawai‘i student scholarships Web site (STAR) at and complete the appropriate on-line application form. Search for our scholarships using the keyword Korea. Please note that the listing Center for Korean Studies Student Scholarships & Awards Fund covers the CKS graduate, undergraduate, graduate travel, and Donald C.W. Kim scholarships.

In addition to completing the on-line application, you must:

Request letters of recommendation from two individuals (at least one from a faculty member in your field) and notify those individuals that an e-mail notice will be sent to them requesting their recommendations once your application has been submitted on the STAR Web site;

Send an electronic or hardcopy of your non-UH transcripts from your prior graduate program(s) or undergraduate transcripts if you transferred from outside the UH system.


All application materials should be sent to:
CKS Scholarship Coordinator
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
1881 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
ph: (808) 956-2212
fax: (808) 956-2213


The deadline for application for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for graduate and undergraduate students are available for the 2023–2024 academic year and for summer 2023 is February 1, 2024.

Applications for the Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowships and Korea Foundation scholarships should be made following the instructions in the respective descriptions on this site.

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