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Korea Government Fellowship for Postdoc 2017

Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:12 am
by deokjung
Please contact Prof. Deokjung Lee deokjung@unist.ac.kr if interested in this fellowship:
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Announcement of Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) for Postdoctoral Researchers – (1st round in 2017)

The MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning) and NRF (National Research Foundation of Korea) welcome applications from prospective overseas Ph.D. researchers to join the Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) program. This program is designed to help overseas post-doc researchers produce outstanding achievements and pursue mutual growth in South Korea. Interested candidates are requested to file an application in accordance with the relevant procedures.

Eligibility: Overseas post-doc researchers who have obtained their doctoral degree within the past five years starting from December 31, 2016.

Duration of Fellowship: Up to five years
(Less than a 2 year research period will be not be acceptable)
Level of Funding:
-Type 1: Up to KRW 70 million per annum (personnel costs, living expenses, etc. for KRF fellow)
- Type 2: Around KRW 40 million per annum (personnel costs for KRF fellow)

*Type 2: Personnel costs of KRF fellows- 20% or more needs to be set by the matching funds from host institutions (including host researcher’s projects)

Application submission period: January 4th to February 6th, 2017 (6 p.m.)