Program Information
· Program

WFK(World Friends Korea)-TPC(Techno Peace Corps) Program

· Directorate

Directorate for International Affairs

· Program objective
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Dispatch outstanding scientists and technicians in Korea to universities and research institutes in developing countries to share and transmit Korea’s experience of development and knowhow in S&T

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Support the fostering of talented leaders in S&T in developing nations and strengthen their capacity

· Program details
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Research areas: All S&T areas (science, engineering), R&D management, technology commercialization

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Eligibility: Those who majored in relevant areas (preferential treatment available for master’s degree or doctoral degree holders and those with experience)

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Summary: Living expenses, activity subsidies, subsidy for domestic settlement, insurance (International SOS, accident insurance), airfare

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Period: 1 year (minimum 6 months), available for 3 consecutive years (activity to be determined after review of extension)

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Funding: KRW 43 million/person (USD 39 thousand)

· Contact
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YOON, Seok-Jun, International Development & ODA Team, yoonsj@nrfre.kr