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AATK Graduate Student Travel Awards

2013-03-15 13:05

AATK Graduate Student Travel Awards


We are pleased to announce the AATK Graduate Student Travel Awards to support graduate
student members’ attendance
at the AATK annual conference
and workshop

AATK Graduate Student Travel Awards offer assistance to graduate
students at all levels, especially those attending for the first time or
at the meeting. Two awards up to $500 will be given. The award includes
travel expenses to the AATK meeting and the conference registration fee
by means of reimbursement.



(1) Applicants must be
student members of the AATK at the
time of application
and enrolled in a university Master's or Doctorate’s

(2) Priority will be given
to first-time attendees and those presenting at the conference.

(3) Previous award recipients
are not eligible to submit
(starting in 2014).

(4) If recipients are unable
to attend the conference, they will not receive the



Those interested in applying for the AATK Graduate Student Travel Awards need

(1) an
      [GS Travel Awards Application Form.docx
      [GS Travel Awards Application Form.pdf


(2) a
current Curriculum Vitae

(3) a
proof of enrollment in a graduate program

The application materials should be sent via
e-mail attachment to Dr. Joowon Suh
, the Executive Secretary, at
by April 15,

will be evaluated by a special review board selected by the American
Association of Teachers of Korean who have no professional or personal
connections to applicants.

The result will be notified no later than April 30, 2013.

Review Criteria

1. Contribution to the meeting: Are the applicant presenting or chairing at the AATK meeting?


2. Usefulness of the meeting for the applicant’s academic and professional development:

(1) Will the applicant be able to obtain useful knowledge and experience that he or she can

       utilize in his or her academic work and/or teaching by participating
in the meeting?

(2) Will the applicant be able to share the knowledge and experience obtained at the

       meeting with his or her colleagues?

(3) Will the meeting help the applicant to grow academically professionally in the long



3. Commitment to the field: 

(1) Will the applicant work in the field of teaching Korean after completing his or her study?

(2) Does the applicant demonstrate his or her goal and motivation to further his or her

       career in the field of teaching Korean?  

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