Information for Applicants
KASC seeks a diverse delegation representing the academically accomplished student populations of the United States and South Korea. Full-time undergraduate and graduate students are strongly encouraged to apply. No previous experience with Korean Studies or the Korean language is required as the conference is conducted entirely in English. KASC does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.
Please note that applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified within two weeks of a completed application on whether they have been selected for an interview.
In order to apply for the conference students must complete the following steps:
Applications open Nov 23rd for the American Delegation and December 7th for the Korean Delegation
1. Click here to begin your application.
NOTE: KASC applicants should select the delegation that they are applying for: "American" or "Korean". Applicants for the Korean Delegation may complete their application in Korean.
2. Fill out the application and be sure to save your progress and customized application
link as you go.
3. Upload the following required documents:
a. Resume (Must be in English)
i. Western-style Resume Template
b. A transcript (official or unofficial) from your current school
4. (OPTIONAL) One letter of recommendation can be uploaded on your application form
or can be emailed under the subject line “LastName, FirstName — DocumentEnclosed”
5. (OPTIONAL) A personal statement can be uploaded on your application form or can
be emailed under the subject line “LastName, FirstName — PersonalStatement” to br>           email@example.com.
There is no outline for the statement, but candidates may wish to touch on academic
and professional experiences, relevant skills, and life circumstances to demonstrate
why they would be a good fit for KASC14. The personal statement should not exceed
5000 characters (including spaces).
6. Submit a $20 application fee through our payment site. Please also email a copy of
your payment receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refer a friend to get your $20 application fee reimbursed:
i. You will still go through our payment site and pay your $20 application fee.
ii. In an email to email@example.com please write the name of the person
you have referred instead of "donations."
iii. You will be reimbursed $20 once your referral completes an application.
iv. The reimbursement will be sent to you via PayPal or check by ISC in August
You may also attend an Information Session to receive 50% discount on your $20
application fee. Check our social media on Instagram @kasc_usofficial for dates and
7. After submission of your written application, the Executive Committee will notify
you if you have been selected for a 15 minute video interview. At that time, you will
be given a schedule to submit your time preferences.
NOTE: All interviews will be conducted in English.
Applications reviewed on rolling basis.
American Delegate Application: Sunday, January 10th, 2021 11:59 pm PST
Korean Delegate Application: Sunday, January 17th, 2021 11:59 pm KST
Virtual Conference Dates: Once a week; the week of May 17th to week of June 14th
In-Person Conference Dates: July 8, 2021 - July 30, 2021
The real cost of each delegate is $6,000+ but ISC subsidizes the cost so that the delegate participation fee is $3,500.
If you have any questions while completing your application, please contact:
The 14th KASC Executive Committee at (firstname.lastname@example.org)
To view a list of potential scholarships that may help offset this fee, click here.