Pre-modern Korean Literature Oxford-Wolfson Min Sunshik Graduate Scholarship

Oxford-Wolfson Min Sunshik Graduate Scholarship

Wolfson College and the International Communication Foundation are offering a fully funded graduate scholarship at the University of Oxford from the beginning of the academic year 2016-2017 for a student undertaking a DPhil course in Korean Literature. This scholarship is part-funded by the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Matched Fund.


Applicants proposing to work on pre-modern Korean literature are strongly encouraged to apply. We are seeking scholars who intend to pursue careers dedicated to relating Korean Literature to World Literature through the translation and interpretation of classical Korean Literature. The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in activities of the Life-Writing Research Cluster at Wolfson College working on biography, autobiography, memories, and other media that focus on the life and works of writers



Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates who are applying for entry to the Faculty of Oriental Studies to commence DPhil research in the field of Korean Literature in October 2016. The scholarship is only tenable at Wolfson College. The Scholarship is open to any nationality and awarded on the basis of academic merit and potential.


The Scholarship is fully funded for Home/EU and Overseas candidates: tuition fees, college fees and a living stipend to the equivalent of the UK Research Council rate (£14,057 for 2015-16). The successful scholar will become a member of Wolfson College.


Applicants, whether internal or external, should apply to the University under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2016-17. The University’s application procedures are described at Applications should normally be made on-line ( The final deadline for applications is 22 January 2016.