The James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies is pleased to offer the following funding opportunities. Currently, the window to apply for funding opportunities for 2017 is closed. Please check back in early 2018 for information on new funding competitions.

Applications from all disciplines across Penn schools are encouraged, and are reviewed by the Kim Program Executive Committee. For research grants, the Executive Committee considers, but is not limited to, the following criteria:

  1. Intellectual significance of project
  2. Clarity of proposal
  3. Qualifications of applicant
  4. Feasibility of project

A listing of previous grant recipients can be found here. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Samantha Koo, Associate Director, at or at 215-573-8367.