KRI@UNSW supports postgraduate researchers by providing a variety of scholarships, ranging from annual stipends, living allowances and tuition fee costs, to travel scholarships and supplements. Scholarships are available to support both new and continuing postgraduate researchers.

Broadly, there are two postgraduate research scholarships at KRI@UNSW. The following scholarships are particularly supporting ‘UNSW 2025 Strategy’ of achieving Social Engagement and Global Impacts.

KFASEAN Fellowship for Korean Studies

The Korea Foundation ASEAN Fellowship Program for Korean Studies is established to foster new generations of Southeast Asian scholars in the field of Korean studies. With this Fellowship, the Foundation intends to offer outstanding young scholars in ASEAN countries with opportunities to study abroad for an M.A. or Ph.D. degree in Korean Studies and who will serve as the next generation Korean specialists in their region.

Please enquire about this scholarship by contacting KRI@UNSW.

UNSW PhD Scholarship for KoSASA Member Universities

The UNSW PhD Scholarship program for KoSASA (Korean Studies Association of South East Asia) Member universities is established to support cooperation in research and education between UNSW and KoSASA member universities. With this scholarship, UNSW offers outstanding young scholars from KoSASA member universities opportunities to study at UNSW towards a PhD degree.

Please enquire about this scholarship by contacting KRI@UNSW.

Professor Chung-Sok Suh Memorial Scholarships

This scholarship is established to commemorate the dedicated work of the late Professor Chung-Sok Suh in establishing the KoSASA and promoting scholarship and research collaborations among leading universities in Southeast Asia and UNSW through the Korean Research Initiatives (KRI@UNSW). It will be awarded in each scholarship round to the highest ranked applicant from a KoSASA member university to undertake PhD studies at UNSW Canberra.

Please enquire about this scholarship by contacting KRI@UNSW.

KSAA Professor Chung-Sok Suh Best Paper & Best Graduate Paper Awards

In honour of late Professor Chung-Sok Suh’s outstanding contribution to advancement of Korean Studies across Australasia over the past two decades, KSAA has established two (2) KSAA-funded awards (A$500 each); Professor Chung-Sok Suh Best Paper Award and Professor Chung-Sok Suh Best Graduate Paper Award. They are inaugurated at 9th KSAA Biennial Conference in November 2015. These two awards will be awarded biennially (when the KSAA conference is held).

Please enquire about these awards through KSAA’s website at