POSCO TJ Park Foundation (www.postf.org) is an independent and non-profit organization fully financed by POSCO, one of global leading steelmakers. The Foundation has been contributing to the future of Asia by expanding its range of the social responsibilities through cultivating leadership for the next generation, realizing Asian networking, and sharing project for public interests.
To facilitate mutual understanding between Asian countries, the Foundation has launched the Research Grants for Asian Studies in liberal arts and social sciences fields as follows.
The goal of POSCO TJ Park Foundation Research Grants is to support Asian studies to promote mutual understanding and cooperation in Asia, so that the research themes are generally open to fields of liberal arts and social sciences including history, archeology, science of religion, geography, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, literature, psychology, management, economics, etc. For the 2013 program, the research theme would be any topics in the fields of liberal arts and social sciences concerning Asia.
To join this program you need to make a proposal of a research project and carry it out, suggesting new theories or analyses related to Asian region through empirical studies, field studies or literature studies. The qualified applicants are full-time faculty members and research staff at universities in Asia. The value amount of grant is up to US$10,000 per project. (Researchers are requested to make application after calculating proper budget according to each subject. The value amount of grant can be adjusted after discussions on application.) Deadline of this program is November 28, 2012.