Sejong Society members support the vision of the Korean Studies Institute at the University of Southern California:
To become the leading center in the United States for research and teaching about contemporary
political, economic, and social issues that affect Korea.
Named in honor of King Sejong, one of Korea's greatest rulers, the Sejong Society exists to support the USC Korean Studies Institute. King Sejong is best remembered for promoting scholarship and education for all the people of Korea and for encouraging research in Korea's cultural, economic, and political heritage.
Emulating his example to create new knowledge, the members of the Sejong Society support the advancement of the Institute's mission and vision with an annual gift of $1,200 or more.
COURTESIES OF MEMBERSHIP
While the satisfaction derived from advancing the mission of the USC Korean Studies Institute is the greatest reward, the benefits described below are a tangible expression of gratitude for your support.
All members of the Sejong Society receive:
In addition, Sejong Society Scholars ($5,000—$9,999) receive:
In addition, Sejong Society Philanthropists ($10,000+) receive:
Sejong Society members can learn more about opportunities to join the USC Associates and receive accompanying privileges and courtesies (an additional annual contribution is necessary to maintain membership).