Funding & Opportunities

The Richard U. Light Fellowship at Yale University

The Richard U. Light Fellowships are fully-funded opportunities to pursue intensive     language study in East Asia:  Korea, China, Taiwan, and Japan. There are five Korean language program sites approved by the Light Fellowship in Seoul, Korea: Seoul National University, Ewha Woman’s University, Korea University, Sogang University, and Yonsei University.

More information, the Light Fellowship

Light Fellowship Korea Site Visits in 2008:           On a Han-river fairy boat after visiting DMZ with Fellows:Dean Gentry, Yale College Student Affairs; Dean Rowe, International Education and Fellowship Programs; Director Mclaughlin, Light Fellowship; Angela Lee-Smith, Light Fellowship Executive Committee

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of advanced level language study in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, and Vietnamese.

An applicant must have a college undergraduate degree and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

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Korea Foundation Fellowship for Korean Language Training 

KF Fellowship for Korean Language Training provides an opportunity to learn Korean in an intensive immersion program at a university in Korea for at least six months for undergraduate or graduate students with major or minor in Korean studies/Korea-related field (or Korean language) :

Applicants must be able to understand and speak at least basic-level Korean.

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The Korean Language Flagship

The KLFC is part of The Language Flagship funded by the Defense Language National Security Education Office (DLNSEO). The Language Flagship sponsors a Korean Flagship program at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, providing undergraduate students with pathways to professional-level proficiency in Korean alongside the academic major of their choice.

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Center for Language Study at Yale

  • Peer Language Tutoring
  • Fields: The Fields program gives you the opportunity to pursue advanced-level language study within the context of your academic area of focus.