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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:

      1. Click here to begin your application.

                    NOTE: KASC applicants should select the delegation that they are applying for:                         "American" or "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
                b. Personal statement (300-500 words)
                c. Statement of purpose (300-500 words)

      4. A transcript (official or unofficial) from your current school and (OPTIONAL) one
      letter of recommendation can be uploaded on your application form or can be emailed
      under the subject line “LastName, FirstName — DocumentEnclosed” to kasc@iscdc.org.

      5. Submit a $20 application fee through our payment site. Please also email a copy of
      your payment receipt to kasc@iscdc.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 kasc@iscdc.org 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 April 2019.

      6. 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.

Start your application today!



Applications reviewed on rolling basis. Deadline: December 31, 2018
Conference Dates: July 9 - August 1, 2019
Participation Fee: $3,500

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 12th KASC Executive Committee at (kasc@iscdc.org)

To view a list of potential scholarships that may help offset this fee, click here.