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Information for Applicants

KASC seeks a diverse delegation that represents a cross-section of the United States' and Korea's academically accomplished student population. Full-time university students are strongly encouraged to apply. No previous experience with Asian Studies or the Korean language is required as the Conference is conducted in English. KASC does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.

In order to apply for the conference students must complete the following steps on the online application:

      1. Select the American or Korean Delegation application.

                a. Select "American Delegation" if you attend school in the U.S.

                b. Select "Korean Delegation" if you attend school in Korea.

      2. Complete the short answers and essays within your application.

                a. Click here to see American Delegation essay questions.

                b. Click here to see Korean Delegation essay questions.

      Please enable cookies in your browser so you can reenter where you left off in the
      application. The opened application will not expire until after the regular deadline.

      3. Email or mail a copy of your resume.

      4. Send a copy of your undergraduate and graduate university transcript. The
          transcript may be official or unofficial.

      5. Provide 1 letter of recommendation.

                a. American Delegation applicants: The letter must be from a professor,
                employer, or non-family member who can speak about your abilities related to
                cultural sensitivity, working well in teams, and academics. He/She may send the
                recommendation through mail or email.

                b. Korean Delegation applicants: The letter of recommendation must come from
                an academic source. Your recommender should discuss your diligence, work
                ethic, engagement, and team work abilities. He/ She may send the
                recommendation through email or mail.

      6. Submit a $20 application fee (for American Delegates), or a $10 application fee (for               Korean delegates) through our payment site. Please include a note that states the                   donation goes towards your application fee.

How can application materials be sent?

Korean Delegates and American Delegates may send their application materials through email to kianna.9kasc@gmail.com (American Delegates) and emilie.9kasc@gmail.com (Korean Delegates)

or by mail to:

                                 International Student Conferences                                                                                                         c/o KASC                                                                                                                                                             1211 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 420                                                                                                Washington, D.C. 20036

If you have any questions while completing your application, feel free to email American Recruitment Chair Kianna McKenzie at kianna.9kasc@gmail.com (American delegates) and Korean Recruitment Chair Emilie Kim at emilie.9kasc@gmail.com (Korean delegates). You can also reach KASC Program Manager Minjun Chen at 202-289-9088 or mchen@iscdc.org.

                                                                Start Your Application!

Priority Deadline: November 9, 2015
Regular Deadline: December 1, 2015

Conference Dates: July 25 - August 15, 2016

Participation Fee: $1,995 (priority deadline applicants), or $2,150 (regular deadline applicants)