Program Information
· Program

Beginning independent Researcher Program

· Directorate

Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering

· Program objective
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Cultivate basic research capacity through individual-level research support and assist the advancement and development of research

· Program details
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Research areas: All S&T areas

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Eligibility: Full-time faculty in S&E areas at four-year universities who have not received grants from basic research program and have obtained a doctoral degree within the last 7 years or are aged 39 or younger

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Summary: Expand research opportunities for young researchers with research capacity and encourage early progress of their research

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Period: 1~3 years

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Funding: Up to annual average of KRW 30 million (USD 27 thousand)

· Contact
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KIM, A Yeon, Individual Research Programs, zinc@nrf.re.rk

· Project process
Announcement
Nov. 2018
Receipt
Dec. 2018
Evaluation
Dec. 2018∼Feb. 2019
Selection
Dec. 2018∼Feb. 2019