NRF(National Research Foundation of Korea)

About NRF
Funding Process
Funding Process
01

Establishment of Program Implementation Plan (Basic Plan)

- Establish a program plan for the pertinent year

- Identify core agendas and potential improvements

02

Announcement of Programs

- Publish said items on websites of MSIT, MOE, NRT and the NTIS

03

Receipt of Applications

- Submit a project application

04

Establishment of Selection Screening Plan

- Establish an implementation plan for each Review phase

- Establish a plan including the Review method, budget allocation, and selection quota

05

Review and Project Selection

- Preliminary review (review of qualifications), expert Review (online, panel discussion , presentations, etc.), and comprehensive Review

- Review outcomes, deliberate and determine a decision on selection (proposal)

06

Notification of Selection and Conclusion of Agreement

- Notify selection

- Conclude agreement and disburse research grants

Final

Follow-up Management

- Manage progress

- Conduct phase-based and final Review

- Analyze Review outcomes and performance management, etc

Relevant Regulations
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Regulations on Management of National Research and Development Projects (Presidential Decree)

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Regulations on Management of Research and Development for Science and Technology Projects under the MSIT (Ordinance of the MSIT)

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Regulations on Management of Research and Development for Science and Engineering Projects under the MOE (Ordinance of the MOE)

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Regulations on Management of Academic Support for Humanities and Social Sciences Projects (Ordinance of the MOE), etc.